Youth Science Canada News

2021 Distinguished Service Award Recipients Announced

OTTAWA, April 14, 2021 – Youth Science Canada is pleased to announce the ten recipients of its 2021 Distinguished Service Award. The Awards annually recognize up to ten volunteers and staff who have made an outstanding contribution, through innovation, long service, or leadership, to the organization or its programs at any level. Nominations are submitted by any two volunteers or staff at any level (by January 31) and selection of the recipients is made by the Board of Directors.
Congratulations to (left to right):

  • Gabriel Ayyavoo, Toronto ON
  • Vanessa Davidson, Calgary AB
  • George Geczy, Lynden ON
  • Amanda Joblinski, Edmonton AB
  • Lori Jones, Guelph, ON
  • Stephanie Lobsinger, Sarnia ON
  • Agostino Porchetta, Boucherville QC
  • Jeff Regan, London ON
  • Christine Wilson, Addison ON
  • Wilson Wong, Montreal QC

Recipients receive a crystal award, which is usually presented at a Regional Science Fair or the Canada-Wide Science Fair.