Ex-Cadets & RMCC Vice-Principal Academic in the News

The Engineering Institute of Canada very recently announced the 2015 recipients of its honours, awards and fellowships.

The senior awards of EIC are the highest distinctions made by the Institute and are awarded to members of its technical societies.

Five senior medals recipients will be presented at the 2015 Awards Gala, schedule to be held in Montreal, 26 May in recognition of outstanding achievement or service to the engineering profession.

Royal Military College of Canada graduate, 3221 Jon Jennekens, CSSE Ottawa, ON (RMC 1954) has been awarded the:

 SIR JOHN KENNEDY MEDAL

The senior award of the Institute for outstanding service rendered to the engineering profession or noteworthy contributions to the science of engineering.

 Previous 3221 Jon Jennekens e-Veritas – article

 

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RMCC Vice-Principal Academic in pretty good company:

HONORARY MEMBERS Awarded to non-members of the Institute for outstanding distinction and service to the engineering profession:

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston Govenor General of Canada. (Honourary member of the RMC Club – H26223 – previous short e-Veritas article

Dr. Philip Bates – RMCC Vice-Principal Academic

On receiving word of the special recognition, Principal – 14458Dr. H.J. (Harry) Kowal had this to say:

“On behalf of the entire Academic Wing, I would like to congratulate Dr Bates on this outstanding achievement. This recognition from the Engineering Institute of Canada exemplifies the commitment and dedication Phil demonstrates on a daily basis and in every aspect of his work as well as the tremendous respect we all have for him.

The XIII Principal of the Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC) went on to say: “We are extremely privileged to have Dr Bates serving as a member of the RMCC executive and are very pleased to see him recognized with such distinction from his profession. Well Done!”

SourceH3948 John Plant – Executive Director – Engineering Institute of Canada

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25501 Lieutenant Edward Jensen, 19 Explosives Disposal Flight commander  – Article

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“If what you’re doing is not somehow enabling human potential, then why are you doing it?”

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Source: Article on page 44 by 10143 Mike McCartney

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