The $2,500 CEMRA (Canadian Electrical Manufacturers’ Representatives Association) Academic Leadership Award will be granted to a college or university student who has completed at least their first year of study, with a minimum cumulative average of 75%. The scholarship will be awarded to a family member of or a student with direct connections to a CEMRA member or CEMRA member business partner. Eligible fields of study include electrical or electronic engineering or technology, or business administration.
The award is given to the applicant demonstrating academic excellence and community involvement.
Jonah Tremblay, University of New Brunswick (UNB)
CEMRA, The Electrical Council and Electro-Federation Canada are pleased to announce Jonah Tremblay, a 4th year Electrical Engineering major, with a minor in Business at the University of New Brunswick (UNB), as the recipient of this year’s CEMRA Academic Leadership Award.
Jonah has always been interested in how things work, particularly where electricity is involved. He gained valuable work experience as a Technical Specialist at New Brunswick Power Nuclear and as an Electrical Engineering Co-op student at Irving Paper; increasing his desire to work in this industry.
Jonah has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity, and has been the UNB Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering Society President and a Volunteer Fire Fighter. He enjoys sports, and has a keen interest in renewable energy and energy conservation.
We wish Jonah continued success in his studies and look forward to his future contributions to the electrical industry.
Joseph Yumo, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)
CEMRA, The Electrical Council and Electro-Federation Canada awarded Joseph Yumo, a 2nd year Electrical Engineering Tech Diploma student at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), with the 2012 CEMRA Academic Leadership Award.
Joseph had gained valuable work experience as an Electrical Assembler at Eaton; heightening his desire to work in this industry. He particularly loves the hands on aspect and plans to pursue a degree in Electrical Engineering after completing his diploma. Joseph has volunteered at the Calgary YMCA for 2 years, enjoys sports, reading, and has a keen interest in cars.
Roxanne Grenier, L’Université du Québec in Montréal
Electro-Federation Canada is pleased to announce Roxanne Grenier, a 1st year Marketing and Communications student at L’Université du Québec in Montréal, as the recipient of the 2011 CEMRA Academic Leadership Award.
Roxanne has completed the pre-university Commerce program at Champlain College in Saint Lambert. She has been connected to CEMRA through her work as a Marketing Assistant at Contact Delage in Longueuil, Québec.
Curtis Flavel, University of Saskatchewan
Electro-Federation Canada is pleased to announce Curtis Flavel, a 4th year Electrical Engineering student specializing in Power, at the University of Saskatchewan, as the recipient of the 2010 CEMRA Academic Leadership Award.
Curtis has been a member and volunteer with the Saskatoon Engineering Students Society and has volunteered with the Regina and Saskatoon Food Banks.
Electricity has “fascinated” Curtis for many years, as he grew up being mentored by his father and grandfather, both of whom have worked in the industry. Curtis’s father is an employee of Eaton Electrical.