Our 2019 Alumni Achievement Award nominees

There are more than 100,000 Mount Royal University alumni making a difference around the world. In this sea of genuinely exceptional folks, what makes our 2019 nominees stand out above the rest?

It’s their dedication to their craft. It’s how they help others achieve success. It’s how they give back to their communities. And it’s how they continue to contribute to their alma mater, long after graduation.

We brought these exceptional individuals together on May 21 for an intimate reception to celebrate their achievements. Enjoy reading their stories through the links below.

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Sharilyn Amy
Sharilyn Amy
Public Relations Diploma, 1995

Alumna Karen Cresine
Karen Cresine
Diploma in Environmental Technology, 1996


JT Dhoot
JT Dhoot
Bachelor of Applied Financial Services, 2009

Alumna Courtney Fox
Courtney Fox
Bachelor of Education, 2017


Alumna Heather Graham
Heather Graham
Bachelor of Applied Nonprofit Studies, 2009

Alumna Jacquie Hertlein
Jacquie Hertlein
Diploma in Criminology — Law Enforcement, 1996


Robyn Madden
Robyn Madden
Bachelor of Health and Physical Education, 2016 and Bachelor of Business Administration, 2017

Alumna Melanie Putic
Melanie Putic
Bachelor of Arts — Sociology, 2014


Jeremy Reid
Jeremy Reid
General Arts and Sciences — Biology, 2006

Alumnus David Root
David Root
Funeral Director and Embalmer Certificate, 2006


Paul van der Sloot
Paul van der Sloot
Bachelor of Arts — Policy Studies, 2014

Sophia Wells
Sophia Wells
Diploma of Aviation, 2008