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Nominations open for MHC’s Honorary Applied Degree

December 2, 2020

Medicine Hat College (MHC) is looking to recognize a community-minded individual who has demonstrated exemplary service to the college and/or the region with its Honorary Applied Degree.

This deserving individual will be acknowledged for their achievement and distinction in activities that align with the vision of MHC, including: scholarship, the advancement of learning, welfare and social responsibility, creativity and innovation, enterprise, and public service.

All members of the public are invited to submit a nomination and all information submitted is confidential. The selected candidate will be recognized on June 11, 2021.

“The passion and commitment of individuals is evident across our region and Medicine Hat College is proud to recognize the contributions of those who help better our communities in so many ways,” says Kevin Shufflebotham, president of MHC. “We appreciate those who take time to nominate deserving individuals through this process and look forward to celebrating our next honorary degree recipient.”

The honorary degree was first presented in 2005. Last year’s recipient was David J. Carter, who was recognized for his service and contributions to the region, province and Prairies. From holding various religious and political leadership positions, to active and revolutionary involvement in social affairs, Carter has dedicated his life to serving people.

Carter joined previous award recipients Parvin Camphor, Lorne Taylor, Bill Yuill, Dr. Larry Henderson, Rob Renner, Dr. Roy Wilson, Dr. Richard and Deborah Northcott, Bob Porter, Dr. John Moldon, Dr. Ken Sauer, Jim Horsman, Randy Eresman, and Terry Brekko.

The application deadline is January 31, 2021. Nomination forms can be downloaded here.