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Michael Phair Leadership Award
The Michael Phair Leadership Award is the first lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified, or queer specific award in the history of the University of Alberta. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership qualities and involvement in extracurricular and community activities. Preference is given to undergraduate students who have demonstrated commitment to the advancement of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified, two-spirited, or queer communities.
Donor: The Friends of Michael Phair, in recognition of his dedicated public service to the City of Edmonton and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified, two-spirited and queer communities of Alberta.
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Michael Phair Leadership Award Recipients
2008 - Josh Dalledonne, Faculty of Arts
2009 - Bryan Mortensen, Faculty of Arts
2010 - Amanda Hart-Dowhun, Faculty of Law
2011 - Beni, Faculty of Arts; Anthony Lott, Faculty of Medicine
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