“Great Trekkers”

Main Library concourse 1920sGreat Trekker Award recipients, 1950-present

UBC students honouring prominent alumni.

Great Trekker Award

The Great Trekker Award was initiated in 1950 and is presented by the Alma Mater Society to an alumna or alumnus of U.B.C. who has:

  • Achieved eminence in his or her chosen field of activity;
  • Made a worthy and special contribution to the community; and
  • Evidenced an especially keen and continued interest in his/her Alma Mater and rendered particular service to the undergraduate and graduate students.
Year Recipient
1950
1951
1952
1953
1954
1955
1956
1957
1958
1959
1960
1961
1962
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970-71
1972
1973-77
1978
1979-81
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005-06
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011-12
2013
Joseph F. Brown
John M. Buchanan
Arthur E. Lord
Walter H. Gage
Phyllis G. Ross
Aubrey F. Roberts
E.W.H. Brown
Sherwood Lett
Marjorie Agnew
James Sinclair
Harry Logan
J.V. Clyne
Norman A.M. Mackenzie
A.E. Richards
George T. Cunningham
Evelyn Lett
Blythe A. Eagles
Hugh L. Keenleyside
Harry V. Warren
Nathan T. Nemetz
(not awarded)
Ron Pearson
(not awarded)
Stan Persky
(not awarded)
Nestor N. Korchinsky
(not awarded)
Cecil and Ida Green
Franc R. Joubin
Anne Stevenson
Raymond J. Perrault, Ernest G. Perrault
Allan Fotheringham
Robert Osborne
Pierre Berton
Rosemary Brown
John N. Turner
Byron Hender
C.J. Connaghan
Alfred Scow
Jim Green
Maurice Copithorne
Eve Savory
Glenn Wong
Harriet Winspear, Bryan Williams
Ruth Sigal
Robert McGraw
Gail Davidson
Margo Fryer
(not awarded)
Abdul Lahda
Freda Pagani
Mark Bomford
Doug Aldridge
(not awarded)
Kim Campbell