At the UBC Learning Exchange Trek Program Recognition Breakfast on March 23rd, 2005, twenty-nine UBC students were presented with Chapman Community Service Awards. Twelve students received Chapman Student Recognition Awards, five received Chapman Student Leadership Awards, three students were awarded writing contest prizes and nine students were granted Chapman Summer Project Awards. The Learning Exchange Trek Program Recognition Breakfast is an annual event hosted by UBC’s President, Martha Piper.
Chapman Recognition Awards are reserved for students in the Trek Program who have displayed strong commitment to community service, while Chapman Student Leadership Awards are reserved for students who have demonstrated creativity and innovation in enhancing and developing programs at Learning Exchange Trek Program community partner organizations. Recipients of these awards were nominated by representatives from Trek Program community partner organizations.
The Chapman Writing Contest encourages students to reflect critically on the community service work they have done as part of the Trek Program. The three winning submissions for this year are showcased on our website. To review the Chapman Writing contest submissions, please visit Award Recipients 2005.
Nine students received Chapman Summer Project Awards. These students submitted proposals to do community projects in partnership with Trek Program community partner organizations. Projects range from creating a summer program for youth to designing a cob tool shed for Grandview /?Uuqinak’uuh School Community Gardens. Students will work in partnership with staff at community organizations to develop and implement their projects, allowing summer project award recipients to develop leadership and citizenship skills.
For a complete listing of the award recipients, please visit Chapman Community Service Awards Recipients 2005.