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August 2, 2022
Co-op employers: If you would like to nominate a Laurier co-op student you hired in 2022 for the student of the year award, please ask your co-op coordinator to send you the employer nomination form. We will review nominations in January 2023.
About the 2021 Student of the Year
Earlier this year, Wilfrid Laurier University awarded fourth-year Business Administration student Sophie Ziomecki (BBA ’21) its 2021 Co-op Student of the Year Award for workplace achievements while completing a work term at American Express in Toronto.
The annual award program recognizes deserving co-op students based on achievements during their work term, with nominations submitted by co-op employer partners. Ziomecki is one of 9 outstanding students nominated for the 2021 award. Laurier extends honourable mentions to Health Sciences student Penny Liu, who completed a work term with Laurier Health Sciences Associate Professor Ketan Shankardass, and Financial Mathematics student Murray Perryman, who completed a work term at TaylorMade Canada.
Employers also nominated the following co-op students:
Simrat Barring, AutoTrader.ca
Emily Drummond, Canada Life
Natasha Kasunic, Kritik
Nick Lash, Unilever
Andrew Russo, City of Kitchener
Trenton Whillans, Laurier, Information and Communication Technologies