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Alumni | Awards

Alumni association launched new awards

A new program of awards was launched to recognize the inspiring work of Memorial University alumni. In the fall of 2002, five remarkable Newfoundlanders were selected in recognition of their local, national or international contributions. Eric Jerrett CM, engineer, architect, land surveyor and outstanding community volunteer, received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding professional, community and volunteer achievement; Heather (Shapter) Billou, businesswoman and advocate for the removal of economic barriers for women in third world countries, was awarded the Alumni Horizon Award for her accomplishments while under the age of 35 years. Renowned scholar, teacher and committed volunteer, Dr. Wayne Ludlow accepted the J. D. Eaton Alumni Award for exceptional volunteer service to Memorial University. Dr. R. Bruce Aylward, physician and world health advocate, accepted the Outstanding Professional Achievement Award for his dynamic role as a community health leader in the global initiative to eradicate polio. Sara Sexton received an Outstanding Community Service Award for her selfless dedication to community volunteerism and advocacy for AIDS victims.

Eric Jerrett Dr. Wayne Ludlow Heather (Shapter) Billou
Sara Sexton Dr. Bruce Aylward