UTM Department of Philosophy Awards and Prizes

Top-of-the-Class Prizes
Awarded to the students with the highest final grades in the four sections of PHL103 and PHL113.  The 2019-20 winners are:

  • Cassie Cote
  • Elliott Forde
  • Olga Kozlova
  • Jared Lucassen
  • Mansi Narula

Excellence 200 Prize
For outstanding performance in a second year philosophy course.  The 2019-20 winners are:

  • Breanna Ashkar
  • Alex Brissenden
  • Chloe Rendek

Excellence 300 Prize
For outstanding performance in a third year philosophy course.  The 2019-20 winners are:

  • Trevor Alcove
  • Alex de Guzman
  • Matthew Maguire
  • Jeffrey Senese
  • Samantha Zikos

The Seneca Prize
For outstanding achievement in philosophy by a third-year specialist or major.  The 2019-20 winner is:

          Matthew Lam

Excellence 400 Prize
For outstanding performance in a fourth year philosophy course.  The 2019-20 winners are:

  • Jessica Chan
  • Shahdah Mahhouk
  • Will Nienhuis
  • Nicholas Tessier

The Mississauga Prize
For extraordinary contribution to the philosophical community at UTM.  The 2019-20 winner is:

           Isabella Robinson

The Erindale Prize
For exceptional academic achievement by a graduating major or specialist.  The 2019-20 winner is:

          Abraham Mathew

The André Gombay Prize
For academic achievement in philosophy and contribution to the intellectual life of the UTM Philosophy Department. Awarded to a graduating major or specialist in honour and memory of Prof. André Gombay’s long connection and great contribution to Philosophy at UTM.  The 2019-20 winner is:

          Jeffrey Senese

The Jacqueline Brunning Award
For outstanding performance in the final year of study as a specialist or major. This award is made possible by the Jacqueline Brunning Award Fund in commemoration of the profound impact of Prof. Brunning’s 36-year career of teaching and scholarship at UTM.  The 2019-20 winner is:

          Abraham Mathew