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Congratulations to This Year's Award Recipients!

posted on Mar 14 2021

During the 46th Annual Operators Virtual Seminar, awards were presented to some very deserving individuals. If you missed out on the Seminar, check out the list below.

Steve Blonsky, Honorary Life Membership Award
This award is presented to retired members of the water/wastewater field. They must also have had an AWWOA membership for the last 10 years. Congratulations to this year's recipients.

  • Bert E. Miller
  • Andy Bebbington

Ron Bayne, Service Award
The award is given to an individual in recognition of outstanding service to the Alberta Water and Wastewater Association and significant contribution to the water and wastewater operations field. Congratulations to this year's recipient.

  • Kirstin Mihaychuk, AWWOA

Gerald Samuel, Operator of the Year Award
This is award is given to an individual who has demonstrated exemplary service to the water and/or wastewater operations field over an extended period of time. Congratulations to this year's recipient.

  • Blair Brandenburg, City of Spruce Grove

NAIT Achievement Award
This award is given to the student achieving the highest marks enrolled within NAIT's full-time Water and Wastewater Technician Program. Congratulations to this year's recipients.

  • Sophia Vergara, 2019 Fall Intake
  • Lyndon Van Eck, 2020 Winter Intake

For more information about this awards, visit the Awards, Scholarships and Bursaries section of the AWWOA website.