Dr. Winegard Volunteer Awards Recipients

Honourable Dr. William Charles Winegard
September 17, 1924 – January 31, 2019

Veteran, former Guelph MP, and  former University of Guelph President, Officer of the Order of Canada, recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, Lincoln Alexander Medal of Distinguished Service and the Lincoln Alexander Outstanding Leader Award.

A supporter of community and an avid volunteer, the ‘Exemplary Volunteer Involvement Awards’ are in honour, and named after, the Right Honorable Dr. William C. Winegard

Nominations for the 2022 Awards are now closed.


Congratulations to the 2021 Award Winners! Read more.

Dr. John Walsh (faculty recipient)


Samantha Casey (staff recipient)


  • No awards due to the COVID-19 pandemic


Congratulations to the 2019 Award Winners! Read more

Lorraine Weir (staff recipient) & Emily Duncan (student recipient)


Congratulations to the 2018 Award Winners! Read more. 

Dr. Lianne Foti (faculty recipient)


Crystal Gong (student recipient)


Congratulations to the 2017 Award Winners! Read more. 

Dr. Daniel Gillis (Faculty Recipient)


Paul Mesman (staff recipient)


Yousr El Sharawy (student recipient)