2020 alumni achievement award winners

In 2020, Mount Allison celebrated the accomplishments and commitments of the following three Allisonians.

For the full story, visit 2020 Alumni Award Winners (Record).

Barbie Smith (’75, ’76)

Charles Frederick Allison Award

This award recognizes outstanding contribution to Mount Allison by an alumnus or an alumna.

 

Norval McConnell (’80)

Lifetime Achievement Award

This award recognizes outstanding achievement within or contribution to a community outside of the Mount Allison community. This could include volunteering or professional service in a wide range of arenas such as civic, religious, community, etc.

 

Caleb Martin (’07)

Contemporary Achievement Award

This award recognizes outstanding achievement by an alumnus/alumna within 15 years of graduation from Mount Allison.

 


Nominate an alum!

All graduates and members of the Mount Allison community are invited to nominate candidates who deserve to be recognized for their outstanding achievements, their exceptional service to the advancement of Mount Allison University, or their continued service to the community.

Our alumni awards recognize alumni who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership and dedication to their alma mater, and/or to their community.

Who is eligible for alumni achievement awards?

Eligible nominees for all of these awards include past or present:

  • Allisonians and alumni
  • Board of Regents members
  • Honorary degree recipients
  • Faculty and staff
How do I nominate an alumnus/a?

Submit the nomination form online


Past award recipients

Past Charles Frederick Allison Award winners

1983  Kenneth B. Shephard (’54), David MacAulay (’34)
1984  Charles D. Seaman (’28), Herbert Pottle (’32)
1985  Stanley Gascoigne (’37)
1986  Marilyn (Avard) MacDiarmid (’53)
1987  Raymond Wheeler (’68)
1988  Richard Miller (’48)
1989  Douglas MacEachern (’54)
1990  Wally Sears (’49)
1991  Fred MacKinnon (’31), Max Hickey (’29)
1992  Mel Rice (’28)
1993  Nancy (Grainger) Robb (’68)
1994  Clementina (Pickard) Godfrey (’41), William Sawdon (’39)
1995  Sam MacKay (’34)
1996  Dorothy (Baxter) MacLeod (’54)
1997  Bob MacDonald (’55), Jessie (Cameron) MacDonald (’57)
1998  Susan A. (Gillis) Hierlihy (’63)
1999  L. Patricia (Saunders) McKinna (’49)
2000  Lydia Adams (’75), Steven Ridlington (’75)
2001  DJ (Tennant) Kent (’46)
2002  Firman Bentley (’57)
2003  Dr. Gwendolyn (McDonald) Black (’33), Clayton Coveyduck (’63)
2004  Bob Winsor (’60), Sue Winsor (‘60)
2005  Maurice Estabrooks (’65)
2006  Robert Killam (’41)
2007  Dawn MacNutt (’57)
2008  John MacNeil (Parent)
2009  David Greenwood (’58)
2010  Bill Bishop (’70)
2011  Reid Harrison (’59), Marilyn Harrison (’61)
2012  Richard Thompson (’67)
2013  Sandra Murray (’59)
2014  Layton Fisher (’57)
2015  Louise Cooke (’70)
2016  Bud Mann (’57) and Ron Strange (’59)
2017  Gordon MacKay (’67)
2018  Scott McCain (’78)
2019  Ella Roberts ('54)

Past Contemporary Community Award winners

2007  Mark Black (’00)
2008  Ainsley Chapman (’99)
2009  David Myles (’03)
2010  Nonie Lesaux (’99)
2011  Kyle Hill (’06)
2012  Toby Couture (’06)
2013  Eric Lapointe (’00)
2014  Dr. Peter Loewen (’02)
2015  Kate Beaton (’05)
2016  Marcie Meekins (’12)
2017  Lindsay Hilton (’07)
2018  Scott Jones (’08) and Laura Marie Wayne (’07)
2019  Mary Beth Bissell ('05, '09)

Past Lifetime Achievement Award winners

2007  Rosa (Penney) Harvey (’45)
2008  Marie MacBeath (’46)
2009  Brenda Robertson (’50)
2010  Dr. Seth Greenwald (’59)
2011  Dr. Alex Fancy (’61)
2012  Dr. Richard (Dick) MacKenzie (‘62)
2013  Lt. Col. Alex Morrison (’68)
2014  Dr. Donald Cook (’57)
2015  Dr. Nancy Grant (’69)
2016  Marie Hackett (’54)
2017  Sheumas MacNeil (’84), Kyle MacNeil (’85), Stewart MacNeil (’87), and Lucy MacNeil (’91)
2018  Peter German (’73)
2019  Jo-Ann Roberts ('77)