Two GPRC alumni who coached Team Alberta to a gold medal in men’s volleyball at the Canada Summer Games in 2013 were recognized by their former college earlier today.
Jon Goldie and Mike Lauzon are the joint recipients of this year’s Alumni Excellence Award.
Goldie accepted the award on behalf of himself and the Wolves Coach.
“Mike and I have been friends for 10 years or more, when I got named head coach of the Canada Games [volleyball team] he’s the first one that I called to be on my staff. We get along really well and we challenge each other, we spent a lot of late nights coming up with strategies and helping build the team.”
Other recipients of the 2014 President’s Awards include Bridget Hennigar, who received the Distinguished Alumni accolade.
Fred and Ruth Estlin were recognized for their years of involvement at the college with the Board of Governors Award of Distinction.
The Distinguished Volunteer Award went to long time Wolves announcer Tom Pura.
And Ryan Pomeroy took home the Steps to the Greater Alumni Award, which recognizes recent alum who have achieved success early on in their career.