October 2005      
Celebrating Student Successes

Below are some students deserving recognition for their positive impact on the Bishop’s campus:

Jenn Kang (pictured at right) was a finalist for the prestigious Personality of the Year (undergraduate) at the Forces Avenir Gala in Montreal last month. The Gala celebrates outstanding projects, initiatives and students in Quebec universities. Jenn received a $2000 scholarship.

For the first time ever a music student from Bishop’s reached the national final of a major music festival. Cellist Tomohisa Toriumi, an Honours student in the Music Department, performed at the National Music Festival, held this summer in Kamloops, B.C..

Matt Glass was named to the first team all-star (defence) on Thanksgiving weekend at the Ross Cup (Canadian National Club Championship) held in London, ON.

Nick Inch has been drafted by the Toronto Rock of the National Lacrosse League. He has advised them that his priority is to complete his degree and university lacrosse career prior to turning professional.

Marie Eve Therrien a Hispanic Studies Major / German Minor, is participating in an international exchange this semester at Universidad de Alicante in Spain, and next semester to Germany for an exchange at Otto-Freidrich-Universitat Bamberg. Ms. Therrien maintains a 92% cumulative average and has been awarded seven scholarships & prizes. She also dedicated much of her time with the International Students Association while at Bishop’s and is volunteering with the same organization in Spain.

Students Written Up! …For All The Right Reasons!
This year the residence life program has started a positive contributor initiative. RA's identify residents who they think have made a positive contribution to residence life over the month. These are residence students who demonstrate that they care about their community and who go that extra mile to improve the community and the experience for others around them.

The following is a list of students who were acknowledged as making a positive contribution to residence and the Bishop’s community in the month of September:

Bronwyn Kierstead
Sarah Simone Landry
Fraser Lockerbie
William Orford
Wesley Krauss
Gerald Pape
Andrew Peter Whalley
Jacki Brazzeal
Lauren Heggison
Paul Tresidder
Devin Arsenault
Zachary Buis
Jennifer Chu
Brendan G. Irvin
Mike Wighton

All of the students mentioned above received a certificate of appreciation from the residence life program to recognize their contribution to the Bishop’s community.
Jason Boast, Residence Life Co-ordinator
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