FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OTTAWA – March 13th, 2012 – Saskatoon Business College graduate Madge Munday will be honoured today as the winner of the National Association of Career Colleges’ 2012 GreatExposure.com Student of the Year Award. The award is presented to a recent career college graduate who has demonstrated dedication and perseverance in the attainment of higher education.
The award ceremony will take place at the National Association of Career Colleges’ annual reception on Parliament Hill, co-chaired by MPs Brad Butt, Jean Crowder and Justin Trudeau. The Honourable Minister Gary Goodyear will present the award. Ms. Munday will have the opportunity to present the story of her higher education experience.
“We received many applications for this award, but Madge’s story stood out. She is recognized by her instructors, employer and peers as a hard-working, positive and respectful individual,” said NACC Executive Director Serge Buy. “Madge’s dedication to higher education embodies what the Student of the Year Award is all about.”
A Saskatoon resident of aboriginal descent, Ms. Munday is a mother who found a balance between caring for her family and her education. She has proven that anyone can pursue their dream career and overcome obstacles, no matter their age.
New Brunswick’s Timothy Scott was named First Runner-Up from Eastern College, Moncton, followed by Second Runner-Up Jolene Batchelor from Victoria B.C.’s Academy of Learning.
Established in 1896, the National Association of Career Colleges (NACC) is the oldest post-secondary association in Canada, representing nearly 500 career colleges across the country. All NACC members meet the highest regulatory standards, ensuring the best possible education for their students.
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The Honourable Gary Goodyear is the Minister of State (Science and Technology) (Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario).
Thank you to Great Exposure for their sponsorship of NACC's 2012 GreatExposure.com Student of the Year Award.
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For more information or to schedule an interview with Serge Buy, contact:
Executive Director, NACC
Tel: (613) 720-1777