The 2020-2021 Student Service & Leadership Recognition Awards

On April 8th, 2021, the School of Kinesiology held the 2020-2021 Student Service & Leadership Recognition Award event. Student Engagement Officer, Elise Le Brun and KUS president, Keira Britto co-hosted the event,  and the director of the School, Professor Robert Boushel addressed the 275 undergraduate students for their enthusiastic and dedicated service and leadership.

We thank our esteemed KIN alumnus Atila Ozkaplan (BHK 2001, MHK 2004), Vice President of NBC’s Production Operations, International Broadcast Centre for the Olympic Games, for delivering a heartfelt and inspiring keynote speech to our student leaders.

Students nominated for the awards must have demonstrated outstanding contributions over the past academic year and gone above and beyond in their role. Recipients were recognized for their work in the following three categories:

  • Community Engagement Award:   students who have dedicated significant time and energy to roles that positively contribute to the health and wellbeing of the respective individuals and communities that they engage with.
  • Student Experience Award:  students who have dedicated significant time and energy to roles that contribute to a holistic Kinesiology undergraduate experience.
  • Qwasen Graduating Student Leadership Award:  graduating student leaders who have demonstrated dedicated service and leadership by holding one or more roles serving the School of Kinesiology or the KUS for the majority of their years at UBC.

Congratulations to everyone!

To watch a recording of the event and to view a roster of the nominees and recipients, click here.