2021-22 Academic Year

The Ivan Curry School of Engineering would like to congratulate all of the students who received an award this year. This page contains a list of awards received by students throughout the 2021-22 academic year. It does not include awards presented during spring convocation. For a list of convocation award recipients, click HERE.


A.D. Foulis Design Award:

Each year, nominations are considered for the A.D. Foulis Chair Award for Design. This award is accompanied by a $500 prize to be shared among the recipients. The award is presented to a student, or group of students, in the Ivan Curry School of Engineering at Acadia University that demonstrate diligence, passion, and excellence in Engineering Design.

2021-22 recipients: Megan Campbell, Kristen North, Victoria Rogers, Maddy Ross


Dean's List:

Dean's List distinction is considered annually at the end of the Winter term. To be considered eligible, undergraduate students must achieve a SGPA of 3.70 or above and have completed a minimum of nine credit hours in each Fall and Winter term (minimum of 18 credit hours total).

2020-21 recipients: Michael Alder, Donavon Beatty, Chris Cameron-Kogler, Hayley Cowan, Andrew Doucet, Ben Ernst, Tolue Gholami, Isabelle Jollymore, Chantelle MacBurnie, Maria MacDonnell, Evan Marshall, Ryan McCauley, Jenay Messing, Amira Mohamed, Abigail O'Toole, Yi Pan, Spencer Rhindress, Victoria Rogers, Jhanos Rolle, Cameron Ross, Maddy Ross, Kyle Russell, Ryan Sawler, Drew Somers, Claire Spearns, John VanLuxemborg, Lydia Wilks, Lydia Zamlynny, and Anton Zamlynny


Engineers Nova Scotia Future Engineer Entrance Award:

Awarded each year to students in their first year of engineering at Acadia. The recipient is a student who demonstrates ethical conduct, industry, compassion, creativity, scholastic achievement, and service to their community and involvement in extracurricular activities. The award is presented in consultation with the faculty.

20221-22 recipients: Geneva Bond, Josh Perry, Emma Rushton, Kacya Vanhelden


Eric S. Eaton Award:

Voted on by the senior engineering students and awarded to the student that best demonstrates active participation in all aspects of engineering student life at Acadia.

2021-22 recipient: Donavon Beatty


Frederick C. Turner Award:

Awarded to the first-year engineering student who exemplifies, to the greatest degree, those qualities most cherished by professor Turner: participation, honest effort, positive attitude, and awareness of professional ethics.

2021-22 recipient: Morgan Yeatman


Golden A Award:

This award is presented annually to those graduation students who have been identified by a committee of students, faculty, and staff as being outstanding among their peers during their time at Acadia. Nominees must be graduating in May 2021 and have: maintained a sound academic standing, displayed outstanding qualities of leadership and character, and made significant contributions to university life at Acadia throughout their years as a student.

2021 recipient: Abigail O'Toole


The Athenaeum/Acadia Alumni Student of the Year:

Created in 1981, The Athenaeum and Acadia Alumni Student of the Year Award recognizes a student who has excelled at Acadia and embodies the Acadia spirit. The award is presented annually to a nominee who has contributed to the Acadia and Wolfville communities through extracurricular and/or academic activities and has worked to further the Acadia spirit. Nominees must be full-time students. Preference will be given to students who will be graduating in May of the current academic year.

2020 recipient: Liam Maaskant ('19)

You can find the complete article/biography of Liam's achievements HERE.