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Mantle-Blachford Award

Mantle-Blachford Award - Co-operative Education Student of the Year 2021

The Mantle-Blachford scholarship was established in honour of John B. Mantle and Dr. Cameron Blachford, co-founders of the Co-operative Education Program at the University of Regina. It recognizes a Co-operative Education student who demonstrates excellence in the areas of work, academia, and community services.

Mr. Trey Chernoff, a Faculty of Science Co-op Student in the field of Physics, has won the 2021 Mantle-Blachford Award for Co-operative Education.

“The Co-op program has provided me with immense aid in numerous ways. It has foremost allowed me to participate both as a young professional scouting potential career opportunities and as a student seeking community during the COVID-19 pandemic. My time spent on an on-site medical physics work term has allowed me to perform ethically gratifying work that would not have been possible otherwise.”  - Trey Chernoff, 2021

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Photo: Trey Chernoff

The Mantle-Blachford Award was established to recognize outstanding students in the University of Regina Co-operative Education Program. It is named after the two people, Mr. John Mantle and Dr. Cam Blachford, who established the Engineering Co-op Program at the University of Regina in 1969, the first in Western Canada.

Applicants are judged based on academic performance, community and extra-curricular involvement, employer recognition for success on work terms, and overall quality of the submission. The Award comes with a $1,500 cash prize.