Student Bursaries

Each year, the 5 to Watch ceremony raises funds for George Brown College student bursaries and awards. Outstanding students from the Centre for Business Sport and Event Marketing Program are selected, who have demonstrated a variety of skills from academic performance to financial need, to receive these awards.

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2020 Student Bursary Recipients

The 2020 5 to Watch Student Bursaries were presented virtually to:

  • BMO Sports Marketing Award: Genevieve Andrea
  • CFL Achievement Award: Matthew Mekler
  • MLSE Award of Excellence: Alyssa Mercer
  • SDI Sport & Event Marketing Award: Leslie Sim
  • TSN Award of Excellence: Brennan Froud
  • CTC Sports Marketing Award: Sarah Mace
  • Cambria Canada Marketing Award: Tiyana Hunter

2019 Student Bursary Recipients

The 2019 5 to Watch Student Bursaries were presented at the George Brown College Centre for Business Student Awards evening held April 25, 2019.

Michael Cathcart, 2019 BMO Sports Marketing Award winner

BMO Sports Marketing Award

Michael Cathcart

Alpar Akman, CFL Achievement Award winner

CFL Achievement Award

Alpar Akman

Shih Yinn Chen, winner of MLSE Award of Excellence

MLSE Award of Excellence

Shih Yinn Chen

Emily Alexander, winner of SDI Sport and Event Marketing Award

SDI Sport and Event Marketing Award

Emily Alexander

Edward Alexander Reid, winner of CTC Sports Marketing Award

CTC Sports Marketing Award

Edward Alexander Reid

Brittany Almeida, winner of TSN Award of Excellence

TSN Award of Excellence

Brittany Almeida

2018 Student Bursary Recipients

The 2018 5 to Watch Student Bursaries were presented at the George Brown College Centre for Business Student Awards evening held March 29, 2018.

Ashleigh Gomez, winner of BMO Sports Marketing Award

BMO Sports Marketing Award

Ashleigh Gomez

Sydney Holmes, 2018 CFL Achievement Award winner

CFL Achievement Award

Sydney Holmes

Matthew Neubauer, 2018 MLSE Award of Excellence winner

MLSE Award of Excellence

Matthew Neubauer

Julio Martinez Anaya, 2018 SDI Sport and Event Marketing Award winner

SDI Sport and Event Marketing Award

Julio Martinez Anaya

Kristy Cook, 2018 CTC Sports Marketing Award winner

CTC Sports Marketing Award

Kristy Cook

Alexander Peat, 2018 TSN Award of Excellence winner

TSN Award of Excellence

Alexander Peat

2017 Student Bursary Recipients

The 2017 5 to Watch Student Bursaries were presented at the George Brown College Centre for Business Student Awards evening held March 29, 2017.

Riccardo Nero, 2017 BMO Sports Marketing Award winner

BMO Sports Marketing Award

Riccardo Nero

Olivier De Feydeau, 2017 CFL Achievement Award winner

CFL Achievement Award

Olivier De Feydeau

Ashley Gaffigan, 2017 MLSE Award of Excellence winner

MLSE Award of Excellence

Ashley Gaffigan

Candice Joseph, 2017 SDI Sport and Event Marketing Award winner

SDI Sport and Event Marketing Award

Candice Joseph

Daniel Joseph Popowich, 2017 CTC Sports Marketing Award winner

CTC Sports Marketing Award

Daniel John Popowich

Emma Lambert, 2017 TSN Award of Excellence winner

TSN Award of Excellence

Emma Lambert

2016 Student Bursary Recipients

The 2016 5 to Watch Student Bursaries were presented at the George Brown College Centre for Business Student Awards evening held April 6, 2016.

  • BMO Sports Marketing Award: Kern DSouza
  • CFL Achievement Award: Alexa Costa
  • MLSE Award of Excellence: Alex Hallink
  • SDI Sport and Event Marketing Award: Alex Maryuen
  • TSN Award of Excellence: Madeline Blais

2015 Student Bursary Recipients

The 2015 5 to Watch Student Bursaries were presented at the George Brown College Centre for Business Student Awards evening held April 7, 2015.

2014 Student Bursary Recipients

The 2014 5 to Watch Student Bursaries were presented at the George Brown College Centre for Business Student Awards evening held April 2, 2014.

2015 5 to Watch student bursary winners

From left to right: Kathy Dumanski (Chair, School of Marketing - George Brown College), Mike Fenton (Program Advisory Chair - Business Marketing), Megan Moore, Sarah Moore, Jody-Ann Tam, Kelly Alguire (Head, Canadian Sponsorships, BMO Financial Group), Kellen Bondy, Tyler Mazereeuw (Senior Director, Business Development at Canadian Football League), Craig Garvie, Oliver Gleeson (Vice President and Corporate Counsel, SDI Marketing)

  • SDI Sport and Event Marketing Award: Megan Moore
  • BMO Sports Marketing Award: Kellen Bondy
  • MLSE Award of Excellence: ody-Ann Tam
  • CFL Achievement Award: Craig Garvie
  • TSN Award of Excellence: Sarah Moore
2014 5 to Watch student bursary winners

From left to right: Mike Fenton (Program Advisory Chair - Business Marketing), Wesley Correa, Kendall Cramm, Jeff Phlippo (Account Coordinator - SDI Marketing) Ashley Hoy, Michael Wilson, Sara Moore (Vice-President, Marketing - CFL) Kathryn Grabowski, Kathy Dumanski (Chair, School of Marketing - George Brown College) Mark Milliere (Senior Vice-President, Production - TSN)

  • SDI Sport and Event Marketing Award: Wesley Correa
  • BMO Sports Marketing Award: Kendall Cramm
  • MLSE Award of Excellence: Ashley Hoy
  • CFL Achievement Award: Michael Wilson
  • TSN Award of Excellence: Kathryn Grabowski

2013 Student Bursary Recipients

The first 5 to Watch Student Bursaries were presented at the George Brown College Centre for Business Student Awards evening held March 27, 2013.

2013 5 to Watch student bursary winners

From left to right: Mike Fenton (Program Advisory Chair - Business Marketing), Mark Milliere (Senior Vice-President, Production - TSN), Heather Mawhinney, Michael Cudmore, Trish Gautier, Alexandra Georgakopoulos, Matt MacDonald, Rachel Preston (Account Coordinator - SDI Marketing).

  • SDI Sport and Event Marketing Award: Matt MacDonald
  • BMO Sports Marketing Award: Michael Cudmore
  • MLSE Award of Excellence: Alexandra Georgakopoulos
  • CFL Achievement Award: Trish Gautier
  • TSN Award of Excellence: Heather Mawhinney