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Hall of Distinction

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In recognition of the 50th anniversary of John Abbott College in 2020, a Hall of Distinction was established. Since 2016, 39 alumni, former employees and friends of the College have been recognized for their outstanding contribution to life on campus or to the greater community in a significant way. Who will complete our list of 50 inductees for our 50th anniversary Hall of Distinction gala ?

Nominees should have sufficient stature and recognition to ensure that their induction into the Hall of Distinction recognizes their contribution and brings credit to John Abbott.

Who is eligible
Alumni must have:

  • attended John Abbott for a minimum of one academic year;
  • maintained good academic standing according to the College’s policy on academic standing;
  • been away from the College for at least five years;
  • excelled in a field in some unique or sustained manner, or contributed to John Abbott in a significant manner.

Former employees must have:

  • been away from JAC for at least five years;
  • been employed at JAC for a minimum of ten years of service;
  • made a significant impact on JAC, JAC students and student success over an extended period of time.

Friends of John Abbott College (eg. volunteer, parent, donor) may have:

  • volunteered for the College;
  • held leadership roles for College projects;
  • provided significant support to the College, thereby having an impact on JAC students and student success.

Considerations One or more may apply.

Alumni:

  • must have made a significant and verifiable impact within the John Abbott community and/or society;
  • must be of good character and exemplify the citizenship expected of persons representing the interests of John Abbott College;
  • who have developed a highly regarded reputation, professional achievements, or who have significant or unique service and/or career contributions.

Former Employees:

  • who have exceeded normal job expectations;
  • who have forged links with communities/groups or responded to unique requests from those communities in a way that has led to sustained benefits (or positive changes) to those communities and JAC;
  • who have contributed to the culture of JAC and had a positive impact on the student experience;
  • who have maintained high standards of professionalism.

Friends of John Abbott College:

  • must have made a significant and verifiable impact on the campus community;
  • must be of good character and exemplify the citizenship expected of persons representing the interests of John Abbott College;
  • must have made a major contribution in direct support of the objectives of the College and its students.

 

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