ARCHIVES 2002 - 2003

VANIER STUDENTS PARTICIPATE
IN MODEL UNITED NATIONS
November 25, 2003

Vanier College represented Canada and Djibouti at the Secondary Schools Model United Nations Symposium (SSUNS) from November 13-16, 2003 at the Delta Centre-Ville in Montreal. Three of the Vanier students were selected for special awards. Read more.


YET ANOTHER VANIER STUDENT NAMED
"AMATEUR ATHLETE OF THE WEEK"
November 19, 2003

Paget Berridge was selected as the "Amateur Athlete Of The Week". Paget's clutch performances with the AAA Basketball Cheetahs is a major factor in the team being currently ranked 2nd in the entire country. Read more plus view a video clip.


SECOND VANIER STUDENT WITHIN TWO WEEKS
NAMED "AMATEUR ATHLETE OF THE WEEK"
October 15, 2003

William Miller was selected as the "Amateur Athlete Of The Week" for his excellent work on the Vanier Football Cheetahs defensive line. William, also team captain, is considered a shoe-in to be offered a scholarship to an American university. His first priority, though, is a championship for Vanier.Read the whole story and view a video clip.


VANIER STUDENT NAMED "AMATEUR ATHLETE
OF THE WEEK" BY GAZETTE AND GLOBAL TV
October 1, 2003

Daryl Rankin received the honour of being selected as the Amateur Athlete of the Week on Wednesday, October 1st. A story appeared in the Montreal Gazette of that day and a video profile on Daryl was presented on Global TV as well. Congratulations! Get the full story.


STUDENTS MARCH FOR AIDS AWARENESS
September 22, 2003

Over 40 Vanier students participated in this year's "Ca Marche" walk to raise awareness of AIDS and AIDS-related issues. Find out more.


COMMERCE STUDENT IS TOP-NOTCH DIVER
August 12, 2003

David Kalec was awarded the Sports-Études award, granted to students who combine a high level of academics with winning results in competitive sports on the national or international level. Find out more.


VANIER STUDENT AWARDED MEDAL OF BRAVERY
BY GOVERNOR GENERAL ADRIENNE CLARKSON

July 30, 2003

Kerianne Wilson was awarded the Medal of Bravery by Governor General Adrienne Clarkson for her pivotal role in a dramatic rescue of an elderly gentleman who fell into the tracks of the Montreal metro system. Read the whole story.


VANIER STUDENT WINS TWO SCHOLARSHIPS
May 26, 2003

Latoya Campbell was awarded the Local Excellence Award from the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation for her contributions to the Montreal community, as well as the Jackie Robinson Health Science Nursing Scholarship from the MABBP for her work here at Vanier as well as in the Black community. Find out more.


MUSIC STUDENT WINS PROVINCIAL LEVEL
CANADA MILLENIUM
SCHOLARSHIP
May 23, 2003

Melodie Adler was awarded a scholarship from the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation at the provincial level. UPDATE: It was announced that Melodie had been named as McGill's Composer in Residence for 2005. Find out more.


 

CANADA MILLENIUM SCHOLARSHIP
AWARD WINNER ANNOUNCED
May 13, 2003

 

Caitlin Myles was awarded a scholarship from the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation. Throughout her four semesters at Vanier, Caitlin has contributed in a significant manner to the Learning Centre, editing a book of student writing, amongst other projects.
Find out more
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CAREER SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
WINNER ANNOUNCED BY MABBP
May 10, 2003

Carmena Farray was awarded a Career Scholarship by the Montreal Association of Black Business Persons and Professionals for her contribution to both the Vanier community and to the Black community. Click for more.


THE LEARNING CENTRE PICKS THEIR
TOP STUDENT VOLUNTEER FOR 2003
May 9, 2003

Jennifer Joseph was voted by staff at the Learning Centre as this year's outstanding volunteer Student Assistant. Jennifer created a book club and was involved with every TLC event on the roster for this year. Find out more.


LLOYD ELDER SCHOLARSHIP
AWARD WINNER ANNOUNCED
April 10, 2003

Matthew Kafenzakis, a second year student in the Commerce Honors program, is this year's winner of the Lloyd Elder Scholarship for excellence in mathematics and sport. Read more.


VANIER EXPLORATIONS STUDENTS FEATURED
IN MONTREAL GAZETTE ARTICLE
March 9, 2003

Vanier College Explorations students were profiled in an extensive article with photos published in the Sunday Gazette of March 9th. Read the whole story on their winter survivor school experiences. Click for more.


VANIER COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDENT WINS
PRIZE IN QUEBEC-WIDE COMPETITION
March 5, 2003

Vanier student Elizabeth Trinh was honoured recently by being chosen as WINNER for the Montreal region in the "Chapeau les filles" competition which highlights outstanding female students who are entering nontraditional occupations. Find out more.


CHEETAH BASKETBALL STAR PICKED AS
ATHLETE-OF-THE-WEEK BY GAZETTE
January 29, 2003

Vanier AAA Lady Cheetah Dranadia Roc was honoured by being selected by The Gazette and Global TV as their Amateur Athlete Of The Week. Dranadia has had a leading role in the Lady Cheetah's success this year. They are currently ranked 10th place in all of Canada by the CCAA.
Get the whole story.


VANIER STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN
MCGILL'S MODEL UNITED NATIONS
January 26, 2003

Ten Vanier College students served as members of a special Model United Nations Assembly held at McGill University from January 23rd to 26th.

Click for story and photos.



The two team captains exchange flags

JEWISH & PALESTINIAN STUDENTS
PLAY GOODWILL GAME AT VANIER
December 18, 2002

Vanier served as a locale for a peace demonstration of a different kind, as soccer players met here to celebrate both sportsmanship and our common humanity. Read an article which was published in the West Island Suburban.
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VANIER BSET GRADUATE
WINS NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
August 12, 2002

Vanier graduate Ruth St-Cyr was recently named as one of the recipients of the 2002 Stacey Levitt Women and Sport Scholarship. The award was announced by the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity. (CAAWS)
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HONOURS SOCIAL SCIENCE STUDENT
WINS LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR'S AWARD
June 19, 2002

Vanier student Dylann McLean was recently awarded the Lieutenant-Governor's Award. Granted as an acknowledgment of unusually high academic standing as well as social contributions, this award is a truly special and unique prize. Congratulations, Dylann!
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ARCH TECH STUDENT WINS AWARD FROM
ORDRE DES TECHNOLOGUES DU QUÉBEC
May 24, 2002

Second year Architectural Technology student, Isabelle Bourque was honoured at a special presentation ceremony held in the N Building. Isabelle received a certificate as well as a cash award of $500. Félicitations, Isabelle!
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LLOYD ELDER SCHOLARSHIP
AWARD WINNER ANNOUNCED
April 24, 2002

This scholarship is presented for excellence in the field of mathematics and sport. This year's recipient is Catherine Gariépy, an Honours student at Vanier, who won a bronze medal as a rower in this year's Canada Cup Regatta. Click for more.


TOP VANIER ATHLETES HONOURED
AT ATHLETIC AWARDS BANQUET
April 19, 2002

A celebration of Vanier's top student athletes was held at the annual Athletics Awards Banquet. Athlete Of The Year honours went to David Zilberman (seen at left) and to Rochelle Forbes ( at right).
Click for the 2002 Athletics Awards webpage.


VANIER WRESTLER WINS NATIONAL TITLE
April 17, 2002

James Mancini took home a Gold Medal at the recent 2002 Cadet/Juvenile National Wrestling Championships. He was also recently honoured as Amateur Athlete Of The Week by the Montreal Gazette of June 19th. Click for more.


VANIER SCIENCE FAIR WINNERS ANNOUNCED
February 14, 2002

At a presentation ceremony held here on February 14th, the winners in three separate categories for the Vanier Science Fair were announced. Winners may go on to the Bell Science Fair to be held March 17-19 here at Vanier College. Click for more.


VANIER STUDENTS MAKE THEIR
MARK IN THE WORLD OF SPORTS
January 14, 2002

Read about Vanier students who have made an impact in sports competitions on both the national and international level. All of these individuals have achieved remarkable results in their respective disciplines. Several are either present or future Olympic contenders.
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