Social Work Shines @ King's Award Ceremony

On Monday, November 25, 2019 King’s announced and distributed over 168 awards and scholarships, totalling approximately $230,000 as part of the Student Awards Ceremony, held in the Joanne and Peter Kenny Theatre.  Approximately 300 people, including recipients, donors, family and friends attended the ceremony. We had over 30 Social Work students receive accolades for their hard work and determination!

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Congratulations to everyone on their awards, but especially to our Social Work Students! We're so proud of you and all of your successes!



Aramark Canada Ltd. Award:
Bobbie Breckenridge
Elisa Canzona Award:
Allison Brook
Barbara Spruce Memorial Award:
Katharine Brown
King’s University College Students’ Council Award:
Rebecca Davis
Thomas J. Smith Student Award:
Larissa Emmons
David and Patricia Convery Student Award in Social Work:
Emily Farr
King’s University College Social Work Award:
Rachel Gosling
Social Work:
Tina Ngyuen
Jahnke Family Award:


Margaret Pajak
Amanda Zhou
Dr. Nigel Black Memorial Award:
Naomi Perez
Cahill Family Student Award:
Tom Roes
Catherine Martin Award:
Tom Roes
King’s University College Alumni Association Award:
Tom Roes
John and Terri Kennedy Family Award:
Elora Watson
Jonathon Sullivan Memorial Award:
Elora Watson
Sun Life Financial Social Work Scholarship:
Elora Watson


Mary Sheehan-Birch Award:
Alexandra Cernile
Heather Fraleigh MacLean Meek Award:
Anisha Chana-Zarola
Mary Lou Karley Award for Excellence in Social Work:
Candice Daigle
Mavis Killan Award:
Catherine Dore
Master of Social Work Entrance Scholarship:



Kalysha Feltz
Sydney Howe
Miliza (Sonya) Radoja
Tracy Shuster
Master of Social Work Continuing Scholarship:
Trehani Fonseka
Shayne Ainsworth Bursary:


Sarah Gilmore
Naomi Perez
Ontario Graduate Scholarship - Advanced Standing Year:


Emily Jenkins
Summer Thorp
Part-Time Continuing Scholarships:
Naomi Perez
Two of our honourary Social Work Students also receiveD awards:
King’s University College Principals’ Award:
Colleen Sousa
Reverend Angelo Bovenzi Student Award:
Colleen Sousa
King’s University College Students’ Council Award:
Samantha Hurren


If we have inadvertently missed anyone please let us know as we would like to celebrate your achievements as well!