Tourette Canada would like to recognize and announce the winners of the 2015-2016 National Recognition Awards
(Awarded in September 2016 at the National Conference in Edmonton, AB)
Richard Stein Memorial Award (Quality of Life Award)
Presented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to making a difference in the lives of individuals with Tourette Syndrome (TS).
Award Winner: Steve Colle, Calgary AB
Maureen Cavanaugh Public Awareness Award
Presented to an individual who has accomplished an outstanding achievement in promoting TS awareness.
Award Winner: Julie DeGroot, Winnipeg, MB
Sybil Berenstein Fundraising Award
Presented to an individual who has made an outstanding effort to raise money for the Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada’s TSFC) cause. It’s not the amount raised that counts, it’s the effort.
Award Winner: Melissa Muskat, Toronto ON
Todd Axelson Role Model Award
Presented to an individual who has met the challenge of having TS and is an example and inspiration to others.
- Junior category, age 6 to 13 years.
- Intermediate category, 14 to 21 years of age.
- Senior category, 22 years and over.
Junior: Evan Loewen, Winnipeg MB
Intermediate: Maggie Lu MacLean, Peterborough ON
Senior: Kayla Lay, Vancouver BC
Exceptional Member Award
Presented to an individual who has made exceptional contributions, either by the nature of the contribution and/or the length of service.
Award Winner: Jonathan Berry, Victoria BC
Family Fundraising Award
Presented to a family where a parent(s) has instilled the meaning of philanthropy in their child(ren) by raising funds for the TSFC.
Award Winner: Sadori Family, Montreal QC
Presented to an educator in the field of education or a person directly involved in the education community for outstanding service to children who have TS.
Award Winner: Adrienne Hill, Calgary AB
Presented to a member of the media for outstanding coverage on TS or major support to TSFC.
Award Winner: Erin Isfeld, Edmonton AB
Presented in recognition of sponsorship, contributions, or other major support to the TSFC.
Award Winner: MacDonald Sager Manis LLP, Toronto, ON
Presented to a doctor or clinician for outstanding service to individuals who have TS.
Award Winner: Dr. Alan Carroll, Edmonton AB
Centre of Excellence Award
Presented to a Clinic for developing programmes and providing comprehensive or novel services for the TS community.
Award Winner: Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital /Tourette Clinic, Edmonton AB
Presented for a scientific achievement relating to TS.
Community Service Award
Presented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution in their local community to better the lives of persons with TS.
Award Winner: Edmonton Rotary Club, Edmonton AB
Presented to a family where a parent(s) has instilled the value of leadership by mentoring their child(ren) to become an active volunteer within the Foundation.
Award Winner: Hill Family, Calgary AB
Exceptional School Award
Presented to a school that has demonstrated an exemplary commitment to accommodating students with Tourette Syndrome.
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