UCC announces Award Winners ahead of XXVI Congress

UCC announces Award Winners ahead of XXVI Congress

 September 27, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the Taras Shevchenko Medal, the highest form of recognition that can be granted by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress.

The Shevchenko Medal recognizes individuals of Ukrainian and non-Ukrainian descent, as well as institutions and organizations, for their outstanding national contribution towards the development of the Ukrainian Canadian community. Outstanding achievement is measured by the recipients’ level of excellence and initiative, their sustained body of work, peer recognition and the recipients’ broad impact inside and outside the Ukrainian Canadian community.

Shevchenko Medals may be awarded in the categories of Community Development, Culture and the Arts, Education, Sport, and also in the category of Public service.

The UCC is pleased to announce the recipients of the Ukrainian Canadian Leadership Award of Excellence and the Ukrainian Canadian Youth Leadership Award of Excellence.

The Ukrainian Canadian Leadership Award of Excellence gives recognition to Ukrainian Canadians for outstanding leadership which significantly contributed to the broader Ukrainian community and the betterment of Canada.

The Ukrainian Canadian Youth Leadership Award of Excellence gives recognition to young adult Ukrainian Canadians for outstanding leadership which significantly contributed to the broader Ukrainian community and the betterment of Canada.

The recipients of the Taras Shevchenko Medal, Ukrainian Canadian Leadership Award of Excellence and Ukrainian Canadian Youth Leadership Award of Excellence have been invited to receive their awards at a ceremony held during the UCC Awards Banquet on November 2 in Ottawa, which will take place during the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians. Tickets for the UCC Awards Banquet can be purchased here

 The following individuals and organizations have merited the receipt of the Taras Shevchenko Medal:

Shevchenko Medal Award Recipients (short biographies are available here)

 Irena Bell (Community Development)

  Ron Cahute (Culture and the Arts)

Canada-Ukraine Foundation (Community Development)

Zorianna Hrycenko-Luhova (Community Development

 Paul Grod (Community Development)

Dr. Bohdan Kordan (Academics)

Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre (Culture and the Arts)

 Oksana Rewa (Community Development)

Dr. Oleh Romanyschyn (Community Development)

Orest Steciw (Community Development)

Borys Sydoruk (Community Development)

 Mary Ann Trischuk (Community Development)

Lt. Gen (ret’d) Paul Wynnyk – (Public Service)

Emil Yereniuk (Community Development)

The following individuals have merited the receipt of the

 Ukrainian Canadian Leadership Award of Excellence

Diane Boyko

Ryan Boyko

Savelia Curniski

Stefan Genyk-Berezowsky

Dr. Stella Hryniuk

Nadia Prokopchuk

Marijka Stadnyk

Dr. Roman Yereniuk

William Zyla

 

The following individuals have merited the receipt of the

 Ukrainian Canadian Youth Leadership Award of Excellence

Devon Goldie

Paul Kodak

Sonia Kulycky

Lianna Makuch

Nicole Matsalla

Darya Naumova

Stephanie Nedoshytko

Volodymyr Palagniuk

Natalya Savaryn

Larysa Stech


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