Every year the Engineering Society honours those that have done above and beyond work in out of school activities. This ranges from involvement in our student government, to involvement in various groups, athletics and more. There are even awards for Professors, Teaching Assistants and general staff.
Awards are given out at the yearly awards banquet which normally occurs during the last month of winter term. This year the banquet is on March 23rd, 2012.
If you require any additional information about the awards, the banquet at which they are given out or more feel free to e-mail the Director of Internal affairs at email@example.com
Note: a student with a sessional average of 70%-80% is considered to have a good academic standing. A student with a sessional average of 80%+ is considered to have obtained academic excellence.
Queen’s University Engineering Society Awards List
Engineering Society Award
It is the purpose of this award to honor a person in fourth year who is not a member of the Engineering Society Executive and who has contributed considerably to the welfare of the Engineering Society.
Science 44 Memorial Prize
This award is to be presented to a third year student on the basis of extra-curricular student activities. There is an academic component o this award; it will be presented subsequent to the release of final marks.
Science 82 BEWS Award
This award is given to the person who has shown the greatest enthusiasm and interest in their intramural athletics program. The recipient need not be the best or most involved athlete, but should show the enthusiasm and good-natured sportsmanship that is the object of the BEWS program.
Science 82 WIC Award
This award is given to the person who has shown the greatest enthusiasm and interest in their intramural athletics programs. The recipient should show the enthusiasm and good-natured sportsmanship that is the object of the WIC program.
Adam Wallgren Memorial Award
Given as a memorial to Adam Wallgren by his friends and awarded to a first year engineering student who, through actions and friendly disposition, has eased the rigors of day-to-day life in first year.
Science 66 Memorial Prize
To be awarded to a third year engineering student who has contributed most to extra-curricular activities for their class during their three years at Queen’s. There is an academic component to this award; it will be presented subsequent to the release of final marks.
Engineering Society Spirit Awards
It is the purpose of this award to recognize those undergraduate engineering students who have displayed outstanding non-athletic, non-academic and non-appointed position spirit.
Excellence through Innovations Award
Established in `996 by the Engineering Society Council, this award is meant to honor a group or groups within the Engineering Society who have been innovative in their field and who have contributed to the betterment of the Society in general.
Mark Latham Memorial Award
Given as a memorial to Mark Latham by his friend and awarded to a third year student who has made significant contributions to Queen’s and community. In addition to good academic standing, the recipient will be a well-rounded student combining enthusiasm and leadership with integrity and a sense of humor. As this award has an academic component it will be presented upon the release of final marks.
*-please submit a resume of the nominee with the application form for the Latham Award.
Peter Carty Memorial Award
Founded by the members of Science 85 to commemorate Peter Carty, this award will be presented to the engineering student who has contributed to the spirit and good reputation of the Queen’s Engineering Society.
Engineering Society Prize
The Engineering Society Prize is to be awarded annually to the student in second year engineering who has contributed most to the university and has exhibited the most ability in extra-curricular leadership and activity. This award has an academic component and will be presented upon the release of final marks.
Golden Apple Award
The Golden Apple Award is presented by the Engineering Society to professors who have been nominated by their students in the Faculty of Applied Science. This award is based on the professor’s enthusiasm and interest in the students and their engineering activities.
Robert Hall Memorial Award
The Robert Hall Memorial Award was founded by the class of Science 86 and Queen’s Mining Club in memory of Robert Hall, a member of Science 86. This is to be awarded to a student in second year who has demonstrated an active interest in the Engineering Society through participation intramural or intercollegiate sports and has demonstrated those qualities exemplified by Robert Hall – spirit, fellowship and enthusiasm.
J.S. Donnelly Award
Established by the Engineering Society Council of 1980-81, it is the purpose of this award to acknowledge the continuing interest and dedication of the individual in and toward the general welfare, prosperity and reputation of the Engineering Society. This award is open to all the members of the Society who are not currently members of the Executive.
Science Jacket Award
It is the purpose of this award to recognize the first year student who has contributed the most to extra-curricular activities and the good name of Queen’s. A donation will be made by the Science Jacket Committee to the charity of the recipients’ choice. The charity is subject to council’s approval.
Norman Fritz Award-Sci 71
To be awarded to a fourth year student of the Faculty of Applied Science who displayes conspicuous leadership and management skills in a student-organized faculty activity that has educational value.
D.S. Ellis Memorial Award
This award is to honor the memory of D.S. Ellis, late Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science. It is to be presented to a graduating student in engineering who, in the opinion of their fellow classmates, has distinguished themselves by participating and taking a keen interest in athletic and extra-curricular activities, as well as possessing a satisfactory academic standing. This award will be presented upon release of final marks.
Golden Pillar Award
The Golden Pillar Award is an award given by the Engineering Society to faculty staff members who have made an outstanding contribution to the quality of students’ education. This contribution can take any shape or form other than teaching excellence.
Educational Excellence T.A. Award
This is awarded to the most deserving Teaching Assistant in any given year. In the eyes of the students they taught, this person will have brought concepts to life, encouraged questions and interaction, and dedicated themselves to improving the quality of undergraduate education through their actions and commitment.
H.G. Conn Award
This is awarded to those students in fourth year who, in the opinion of the Engineering Society, have rendered valuable and exemplary service to the Engineering Society and the University through their participation in non-academic, non-athletic extra-curricular activities.
Engineering Society Mugs
Approximately fifty mugs are awarded each year as recognition to those individuals who have shown outstanding dedication to the Engineering Society.
Induction into the Order of the Purple Knights is the highest honor of the Engineering Society.