Frank H Sobey Awards for Excellence in Business Studies Awarded: Nine Students Finish the School Year with Major Scholarships
Over $2M awarded from the Frank H. Sobey Awards for Excellence in Business Studies since 1989
STELLARTON, N.S. – Nine business students studying at Atlantic Canadian universities have each received $30,000 as recipients of the 2020-2021 Frank H. Sobey Awards for Excellence in Business Studies.
In recognition of the unprecedented challenges experienced by students due to the COVID pandemic, the Trustees of the Frank H Sobey Awards are delighted to announce the addition of a ninth award this year.
These award recipients are selected by the Frank H Sobey Awards Board of Trustees comprised of Atlantic Canadian business and academic leaders. The winners were chosen from 32 exceptional nominations provided by the Deans of their respective business schools based on their entrepreneurship, supporting the communities in which they live and work, their employment experience and academic excellence.
“Since 1989, the Frank H. Sobey Awards have been awarded to 198 emerging business leaders from Atlantic Canada. Every year, our Board is overwhelmed by the talent, leadership and entrepreneurialism shining through students at Atlantic Canadian Business Schools. The talent that these young business minds bring to this region is inspiring to us all.” said Paul D. Sobey, Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Frank H. Sobey Awards for Excellence in Business Studies.
The award recipients of the 2020-2021 Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business Studies are:
- Guy Harrison-Murray, Acadia University
- Lauren Rowsell, Memorial University
- Nathan Robichaud, Mount Allison University
- Megan Cook, Mount Saint Vincent University
- Olivier Plourde, Université de Moncton
- Stephanie Mallet, University of New Brunswick
- Patti-Anne Tracey, St. Francis Xavier University
- Victoria Morley, St. Francis Xavier University
- Morgan Baker-Tucker, Saint Mary’s University
These exceptional business students and future leaders, along with the Deans of their respective Business Faculties, will be honoured at a virtual ceremony on March 18, 2021.
Additional information about this year’s Award winners and the qualification and nomination process can be found at www.frankhsobeyawards.com.
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About the Frank H. Sobey Awards for Excellence in Business Studies
The Frank H. Sobey Awards for Excellence in Business Studies presents eight awards of $30,000 each. All full-time business students attending Atlantic universities are eligible for consideration. Deans of Business at each university nominate candidates based on entrepreneurship, supporting the communities in which they live and work, and their employment experience.
Established in 1989, the Frank H. Sobey Awards for Excellence in Business Studies have awarded more than $2 Million to business students in the four Atlantic Provinces. Each university in the region offering a business program has had at least one recipient of a Frank H. Sobey Award.
For further information, please contact:
Bernard Doucet, Director, Corporate Affairs, Sobeys Inc.
Phone: 902.752.8371 ext. 2301