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Alumnae Awards

Consider nominating one of your outstanding friends or classmates to be honoured with an award at Homecoming this year.

The Carmelle Murphy Alumnae Award of Distinction

The award was established in 2001 in honour of Carmelle Murphy (’51) in recognition of her dedicated service to Brescia.


This award recognizes the accomplishments of Brescia graduates who have:

  • Shown achievement in their chosen field;
  • Contributed to the development of others;
  • Contributed to their community;
  • Demonstrated outstanding characteristics;
  • Acted as a role model for others.

Complete the online nomination form no later than August 5, 2016. For more information, contact

Sister Mary Lou McKenzie Young Alumnae Award of Merit


This award was renamed in 2011 after Sister May Lou McKenzie in honour of her dedication to Brescia and its students. The recipient will be an alumna of Brescia University College who has graduated within the past 10 years.

Nomination Criteria

Personal Achievement
Why do you think this woman should receive this award?

Contribution to Others
How has she enriched the lives of others?

Leadership/Role Model
How has the nominee shown leadership and been a role model for others?

How does she typify the values and strengths of Brescia?

Complete and submit the online nomination form no later than August 6, 2016. For more information, contact

All nominations are reviewed by the Governance Committee of the Alumnae Association. Any questions for the committee may be directed to