The StFXAUT Book Prize is awarded to graduating students who demonstrate a commitment to social justice advocacy and community development on campus or in the community. Each student was presented with cash award of $200 and two books.

This award is officially acknowledged on students’ StFX University transcripts.

The StFXAUT would like to congratulate the 2022 Book Prize Award recipients Kevanya Simmons (Bachelor of Arts, Aquatic Resources) and Courtney McKay (Bachelor of Business Administration, Honours).

Kevanya was awarded Becoming by Michelle Obama (recommendation by nominator Dr. Riley Olstead) and What Is Critical Envionmental Justice? by Dr. David Naguib Pellow (StFXAUT Book Prize Committee’s recommendation).

Riley Olstead (left) and Kevanya Simmons

Courtney was awarded Life in the City of Dirty Water by Clayton Thomas-Müller (recommendation by co-nominators Mark MacIsaac and Brad Long) and Five Little Indians by Michelle Good (StFXAUT Book Prize Committee’s recommendation).

Mark MacIsaac (left), Courtney McKay (centre), and Brad Long.

Kevanya and Courtney, we wish you the very best in your future endeavours!