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Student Award winners put awards to good use

"I put my CIC Award money towards my medical school tuition. The support is much appreciated!"

Bill Wong

"Thanks you Powertech Labs for your sponsorship! I was honoured to win the CIC 2nd year award in Chemistry. I recently submitted my application to medical school and I was proud to be able to include an entry about winning this award."

Matt Kasteel

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Congratulations to all our Student Award Winners!

Each year the Vancouver Section gives an award to the top 2nd year chemistry student attending a publicly funded post-secondary institution in our region with a 2nd year chemistry program.

We also give an award to the top 3rd year chemistry students attending SFU and UBC. This award is given in the fall and students are nominated by their schools.


The 2016 Student Awards were kindly sponsored by our friends at Powertech Labs (

2016 Top 2nd Year Students
Capilano University George Atanasov
Douglas College Dylan Gray
Kwantlen University Tom Ouellette
Langara College Nhat H. Nguyen
SFU Daniel King
Trinity Western University Michael Groot
UBC Megan Wolf
University of Fraser Valley Abigail Sherwood
2016 Top 3rd Year Students
SFU Fabian Ortiz
UBC Chirag Apte

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