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Public asked for honorary applied degree nominations

January 15, 2020

Social responsibility, advancement of learning, creativity and innovation are some of the criteria being sought for this year’s Honorary Applied Degree recipient at Medicine Hat College (MHC).

The nomination process is open to the public and the selected candidate will be recognized at the college’s convocation ceremony on June 12, 2020.

“Medicine Hat College is proud to be part of a region where people are passionate about giving their time and talents to bettering our communities,” says Kevin Shufflebotham, president of MHC. “Whether they’re sharing their stories of hope or offering words of encouragement to a new generation of Medicine Hat College graduates, we’re honoured to recognize these leaders at our annual convocation celebration.”

The honorary degree was first presented in 2005. Last year’s recipient was Parvin Camphor, a community leader and dedicated volunteer. She joined previous award recipients 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, 2020. A nomination can be downloaded at All information submitted is confidential.