Drummondville, June 21, 2018 – On Wednesday, June 20th, graduates of the University of Waterloo School of Architecture in Ontario held a banquet and a ceremony. As part of the event, which showcased the exceptional talent of these students, several scholarships were awarded, including SOPREMA’s Leaders of Tomorrow Award.
SOPREMA’s $2,250 contribution rewarded three students who distinguished themselves with their technical understanding of the building envelope and their considerable design skills. Jessica Lam came in third place with her project MLC Media Learning Centre. Amirhesam Monshi won second place with A Place for War Refugees (Peace of Land). And the big winner of the $1,000 scholarship was Laila Abdalla with The Zone Community Centre for New Canadians.
“At SOPREMA, we are extremely committed to supporting education, as it is one of the fundamental pillars for building a better society. What participants presented at the vernissage were very high-calibre projects. We are proud to contribute to the bright future of these students”, said Richard Voyer, Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer of SOPREMA North America.
SOPREMA’s dedication to education is reflected in the awarding of these scholarships, but also in its contribution to the academic events organized by the University of Waterloo. Moreover, year after year, SOPREMA is devoted to sharing its knowledge with architects, engineers and installers by hosting conferences, webinars, special events, lunch & learn sessions, and technical presentations all across Canada to further excellence in the construction industry.