Torie stands with a colleague posing with her paper award certificate. Inclusive Post-Secondary Education. Concordia University Student Wins Award. Torie wins ACAC's Minor Official of the Year. Concordia University of Edmonton logo, ACAC logo.

Inclusive Post-Secondary Education: Concordia Student Wins Award

May 25, 2022

Torie is a Bachelor of Arts student at Concordia University of Edmonton who is supported by Inclusion Alberta, and one of her three part-time jobs she has is as Game Days Staff for the Athletics Department. She was recently awarded the ACAC’s (Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference) Minor Official of the Year Award, a prestigious award that recognizes the behind-the-scenes people that are necessary for home games to be a success!

Torie has been working with the department for three years and, assisting with 3-ball and camera operations for volleyball and basketball. Torie’s supervisor, Blair Cipywnyk, says that Torie was selected for the award for her hard work, dedication and willingness to help out in all aspects.

“She always showed up early, went above and beyond what was asked of her, and was always flexible and willing to do whatever was needed of her,” says Blair. “She proved to be a crucial piece to the volleyball and basketball game day crews.”

Torie attended the Thunder Athletics ‘Blue and Gold Banquet’ where she received the award alongside other student athletes. Congratulations Torie!

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