Students awarded medals as heads of graduating class

Ten students are being recognized with gold medals for being at the top of their graduating class at UBC’s Okanagan campus convocation. The awards are led by the Governor-General’s Gold Medal, awarded the student with the highest academic achievement in the College of Graduate Studies. The 2013 award recipient is Tamil Rainanne Kendall, who earned an interdisciplinary doctoral degree in anthropology and health sciences. Individual awards for heads of graduating classes include:
  • APEC Gold Medal for University of BC Medal in Engineering – Samuel Yew, Kelowna BC, Engineering Bachelor of Applied Science degree.
  • University of BC Medal in Arts – Meghan Merrie-Anne Ross, Bachelor of Arts degree.
  • University of BC Medal in Education – Roberta Necole Snow, Keremeos BC, Bachelor of Education Elementary degree.
  • University of BC Medal in Fine Arts – Kevin Jesuino, Edmonton, AB, Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
  • University of BC Medal in Human Kinetics – Carey Lynn Simpson, Kelowna BC, Bachelor of Human Kinetics degree.
  • University of BC Medal in Management – Veronika (Vickova) Kyjonka, Kelowna BC, Bachelor of Management degree.
  • University of BC Medal Nursing – Nicole Elizabeth Hudson, Kelowna BC, Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
  • University of BC Medal in Science – Mallory Flynn, Canmore AB, Bachelor of Science degree.
  • University of BC Medal in Social Work – Ingeborg Kooijman, Vernon BC, Bachelor of Social Work degree.

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