UBC School of Kinesiology, Graduating Class of 2020

A Message of Congratulations from the Director of the School of Kinesiology, Robert Boushel

 

This page recognizes all the outstanding and resilient students who have received either a Bachelor, Master or PhD degree. Please Scroll down to see the list of student award winners.

Congratulations go to the following Undergraduate Students for receiving their Bachelor of Kinesiology:

Ackerman, Lindsey
Afshar Zanjani, Ali
Aiken, Koji
Akagami, Misaki
An, Jae Sung
Anandalingam, Stephen
Anthony, Claire
Arambarri, Abigail
Ashamalla, Mark
Ashlee, Michaela
Ashrafologhalai, Soheil
Bahia, Paneet
Bailey, Makenna
Barakso, Carolyn
Baron, Gil
Becerra Celis, Paula
Becker, Kyle
Berdusco, Corey
Besler, Zachary
Bodnaruk, Alexander
Boughner, Jennifer
Brown, Fiona
Bungay, Abigail
Busch, Matthew
Cagdan, Tantrick
Cahill-McMahon, Nicole
Cala, Nicole
Carson, Isabelle
Caston, Allison
Chan, Adrian
Chan, Terrence
Chan, Amber
Chee, Esther
Chen, Christopher
Chen, Jacky
Cheung, Johnson
Cheung, Ching Yee
Cho, Rachel
Choi, Vincent
Chow, Christopher
Chow, Maddison
Chow, Meagan
Chow, Stanley
Choy, Nicolas
Chu, Jordan
Chua, Elizabeth
Clarke, Zoe
Conanan, Richard
Cool, Krystel
Cortese, Sarah
Cosma, Robert
Dean, Sumayya
Dial, Manveer
DiCesare, Cierrah
Dong, Jing
Drewbrook, Fiona
Elmi, Nima
Flores Ramirez, Balba
Fong, Cheryl
Fong, Katherine
Foronda, Bryan
Foronda, Pio
Fraser, Connor

Fu, Yolanda
Gallacher, Cameron
Galo, Deanica
Garland, Nicole
Gaspar, Sabrina
Ghaly, Holy
Gill, Jasdeep
Gray, Lisa
Grgic, David
Grishin, Nikol
Gupta, Pahul
Hamming, Chelsea
Hanna, Jacob
Hansen, Rachel
Hanson, Jessica
Harasymchuk, Sophie
Harrison, Andrew
Hawes, Devan
Hayer, Manraj
Hu, Christina
Hu, Tracy
Huang, David
Hubbard, Cody
Hum, Lauren
Hundle, Prubjeet
Hung, Andy
Iemoto, Kent
Ignatieff, Delaney
Ing, Alexandra
Ip, Nelson
Ivankovic, Dragana
Jagdeo, Amritpal
Jestin, Ashley
Kim Stefanuto, Giovanna
Jiang, Daria
Johal, Sajan
Johal, Devin
Johnson, Stefanie
Jones, Tanner
Judge, Amrinder
Kainth, Ryan
Kano, Ai
Kara, Atiya
Keffer, Cole
Khadhair, Ahmad
Kim, Hanna
Kim, Sunwon
Ko, Angelina
Koo, Stephen
Kwan, Jasmine
Kwok, Kevin
Lam, Brandon
Lam, Caitlyn
Largaespada, Gabriel
Law, Angela
Le, Daniel
Lee, Michael
Lee, Claudia
Lehmann, Kathryn
Leisen, Trenton
Leung, Bonnie
Li, Joanna
Liang, Henry

Lim, Jennifer
Liu, Jackson
Lo, Annika
Lopes, Sydney
Lumba, Nina
Mackenzie, Claudia
Macneil, Delaney
Magdangal, Bianca
Mah, Eric
Mahairhu, Sukhraj
Malhotra, Aayush
Malik, Waleed
Marconato, Dante
Marks-Worling, Christopher
Martin, Hannah
McArdle, Marne
McGregor, Reannon
Menard, Aidan
Menard, Shamus
Minhas, Gurinder
Modeste, Lauren
Moller-Hansen, Emily
Musico, Liesanne
Mustapich, Christian
Navoa, Gianne
Newell, Anthony
Ng, Asahi
Ng, Samuel
Ng, Sing Lok
Ng, Suzanne
Nguyen, Minh
Nguyen, Daniel
Nightingale, Tara
Noseworthy, Brett
Ogrodniczuk, Mikayla
Ogryzlo, Carey
Ogunyannwo, Oluwatoyin
Okano, Hanae
Orallo, Cayden
Parag, Harika
Parag, Nishtha
Parag, Akira
Pasin, Isabelle
Penacerrada, Francis
Pham Tran, Nhi
Plater, Cole
Quan, Joshua
Radford, Connor
Rai, Jaspreet Justin
Ranahan, Alexa
Randing, Chris
Randles, Shaena
Reiter, Emma
Ribeiro, Luisa
Roberts, Mikaia
Rodriguez, Jan
Rodriguez-Correa, Aaron
Rounce, Declan
Rudy, Merlena
Rushworth, Lianna
Sadaka, Arielle
Sagaysay, Ivy
Sakakibara, Rena
Sandall, Jirina

Sandhu, Jadin
Sarafis, Anna
Savoie, Cassandra
Scarr, Nicolas
Scavazza, Stefan
Schreiber, Christopher
Sekhon, Amit
Shamei, Radmehr
Shih, Sunny
Shu, Hattie
Sidey-Phillips, Hayden
Sidhu, Harry
Sindhar, Jasmine
Singh, Alisha
Sinik, Borislav
Sirois, Ailsa
Sise Odaa, Bashiru
Smith, Benjamin
St. Cyr, Michaela
Standish, Ian
Stevens, Allison
Stone-Kerr, Delaney
Stothers, Bennett
Sudom, Terri-Lyn
Taddei, Adrian
Tadrous, Grace
Talman, Adam
Tam, Otto
Tin Tsin Fong, Elsie
Trinh, Tiffany
Tsuei, Valerie
Tu, Joanna
Turrin, Jordan
Vallabh, Priyanka
Varady, Heather
Varty, Rebecca
Vila, Samuel
Walker, Taryn
Wang, James
Wangsangthong, Pichada
Wardowicz, Martin
Warner, Michele
Watson, Holly
Wee, Christy
Welch, Kassandra
Williams, Oliver
Williams, Reid
Woldring, Tess
Wong, Jolie
Wong, Martin
Wong, Samuel
Wu, Geoffrey
Yan, Jane
Yan, Michelle
Yang, David
Yao, Jonathan
Yip, Kalon
Yiu, Rachel
Yorke, Taylor
Yu, Dominic
Yu, Johnson
Yu, Lia
Yu, Stephanie
Zhang, Julia
Zhang, Skye

 


 

Congratulations go to the following Graduate Kinesiology Students for receiving their Masters degree:

Fossey, Mary (MSc)
Hergott, Cole (MKin)
Humphrey, Brandon (MKin)
Jakins, Jesse (MHPCTL)
Lai, Henry (MSc)
Mallow, Nicole (MKin)
Morgan, Conor (MKin)
Ng, Tobias (MHPCTL)

Piwowar-Desilets, Cody (MKin)
Sinnen, Nadine (Msc)
Smith, Mark (HPCTL)
Vo, Anh Khoa (MSc)
Wong, Rachel (MKin)
Wunderlich, Kelly (MSc)
Yeates, Neil (MKin)

 


 

Congratulations go to the following Graduate Kinesiology Students for receiving their PhD:

Carter, Eric
Forde, Shawn
Mang, Daniel
Waldman, Devra


 

Students Award Winners:

Head of Class in Kinesiology and Health Science
& CSEP (Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology) Undergraduate Student Award:
Carolyn Barakso

Carolyn M. Barakso, a graduating student in the Kinesiology and Health Science Program finished her 4th year with an overall 94.4% average. She has spent the past year working as a research assistant with the UBC Pacific Parkinson’s Research Centre and volunteering with the VGH Emergency Department, SPH Heart Rhythm Research Group, and UBC Active Kids. Her involvement with the Kinesiology Undergraduate Society for 2019/2020 includes being a Grad Committee Member, Campus KINnections Mentor, and KIN Camp Leader. Past awards include the Trek Excellence Scholarship, William B. McNulty Kinesiology Scholarship, and Physical Education Alumni and Kinesiology Faculty Scholarship. Her other personal accomplishments include solo thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail and summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro. Carolyn plans to follow up her undergraduate degree with a career in health care.



 

Head of Class in Physical and Health Education: Stefan Scavazza

Stefan G. Scavazza, a 4th year student in the Physical Health and Education stream has an overall 78% average. Over his years studying kinesiology, Stefan has spent time coaching soccer at the club and recreational level. Through the Kin program at UBC, Stefan found a passion for inspiring others to be active and making physical activity accessible to all. Stefan plans to gain more experience and work for the City of Richmond as an instructor and recreation planner. Lastly Stefan would like to thank his family for the support through his education which led to his success.



 

Head of Class In Interdisciplinary Studies
& R. W. Schutz Faculty Prize in Kinesiology – Head of the 2020 Graduating Class:
Adrian Taddei

Adrian Taddei, fifth year student in the Interdisciplinary stream. During his undergraduate degree, Adrian worked as a Support Worker, Behaviour Interventionist, Rehabilitation Assistant and a Student Athletic Trainer with the UBC Men’s Soccer Team. His past awards include the TREK Excellence Scholarship and Bob Hindmarch Award. Adrian plans to follow up on his undergraduate degree with further studies in a Master’s of Science Degree in Physical Therapy at Queen’s University.



 

UBC Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award: Henry Lai, MSc

Henry is a UBC Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award winner who worked under the supervision of Darren Warburton in the Cardiovascular Physiology and Rehabilitation lab. During his time as a graduate student, Henry worked on a UBC TLEF project to co-create and deliver a blended-learning course specializing in Indigenous Health and Wellness.
Henry worked with the Health and Fitness Society of BC to co-create knowledge translation resources that promote culturally safe messaging for members of the Indigenous community in physical activity participation. These resources were shared with the broader community, and included organizing local walk/run events, facilitating community-based experiential learning placements for undergrads, and hosting the 6th and 7th annual National Indigenous Physical Activity and Wellness Conference.

Past awards include the National Collaborating Centres for Public Health Knowledge Translation Award, Canadian Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Student Abstract Award, Canadian Institutes of Health Research Indigenous Gender and Wellness Idea Fair and Learning Circle Travel Award, Donald and Ellen Poulter Scholarship, William B. McNulty and Captain C. Y. Wu Kinesiology Scholarships, Kinesiology Head of Class Award, and the Trek Excellence Scholarship.