Congratulations to CCO's 2014 Award Recipients

Excellence in Teaching

Heather Hodgson-Schleich, triOS College Business Technology Healthcare

Excellence in Teaching: Runners-Up

Hervé Chabert, Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa Culinary Institute

Joanne Goodyear, Herzing College

Outstanding Graduate: Applied Arts

Michael Da Silva, Trebas Institute

Outstanding Graduate: Business/Business Administration & Management

Amanda McIsaac, Trebas Institute

Outstanding Graduate: Health Services

Nick Fardy, Medix College of Healthcare - A Division of The Career College Group

Outstanding Graduate: Human Services

Lynn Courey, Herzing College

Outstanding Graduate: IT/Electronics

Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, triOS College Business Technology Healthcare

Outstanding Graduate: Services

Yaroslav Pasique, Canadian Law Enforcement Training College

Outstanding Graduate: Trades

Norman Lansing, Pre-Apprenticeship Training Institute


For the second year in a row, Career Colleges Ontario recognized deserving individuals in the career college sector at an awards gala during the annual conference in Ottawa at the beginning of May.

An exceptional career college instructor, two runners-up, and seven successful career college graduates from across the province were conferred awards on May 7th. The CCO 2014 awards categories were comprised of an Excellence in Teaching award and Outstanding Graduate awards in the categories of Applied Arts, Business, Health Services, Human Services, Information Technology, Services, and Trades.

This year, we received over 45 nominations across the eight award categories. An external selection panel, which included Managing Director of Personal Lines at St Andrews Direct Monica Agius, CERIC’s Content and Communications Coordinator Catherine Ducharme, OSCA Vice President of Professional Development, Jim Kinnie, President at ARC Advantage Ann Robinson and Digital Analyst at Higher Education Marketing Philippe Taza, selected the award recipients based on success in their field and their contribution to the community.

CCO congratulates this year’s nominees and award recipients and encourages member colleges to submit nominations again next year.

Visit our CCO Awards webpage at for a full list of Award winners, runners-up and nominee and our Facebook page at for event photos.




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