Premier's Awards

The Premier's Awards for graduates of Ontario's colleges recognize the important social and economic contribution college graduates make to Ontario and throughout the world.

Every year, the Premier's Awards for Ontario College Graduates honour seven outstanding graduates in the following categories: Apprenticeship, Business, Community Services, Creative Arts and Design, Health Sciences, Technology, Recent Graduate (graduated in the past 5 years).

Chosen from nominations submitted by Ontario’s 24 colleges, nominees demonstrate outstanding career success related to their college experience and have made a significant contribution to their community. The individual’s career achievements will be given top priority.

Annually Mohawk College puts forth nominees to Ontario's Premier's Awards.

Mohawk College recipients include

Cheyanne Hamilton portrait

Cheyanne Hammell

2023 Technology Recipient

Learn about Cheyanne Hammell's career journey

Kathy Lerette portrait

Kathy Lerette

2019 Technology Recipient

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Jad Saliba portrait.

Jad Saliba

2018 Technology Recipient

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Sarah Moir portrait.

Sarah Moir

2011 Recent Graduate Recipient

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Marni Flaherty portrait.

Marni Flaherty

2006 Community Services Recipient 

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Dominic Agostino portrait.

Dominic Agostino

2004 Community Services Recipient

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Nancy Heddle portrait.

Nancy Heddle

2002 Health Sciences Recipient

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Kendra Gregson portrait.

Kendra Gregson

1999 Applied Arts Recipient 

Learn about Kendra Gregson's career journey

Marlene Conway portrait.

Marlene Conway

1997 Business Recipient 

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Raymond Simmons portrait.

Raymond Simmons

1996 Technology Recipient

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Amos Key portrait.

Amos Key

1994 Applied Arts Recipient

Learn about Amos Key's career journey


Find out more on the Colleges Ontario Awards website.