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Acadia University Golden A Award


We want to share a special achievement by one of our dedicated techs.

Martin Main, who recently graduated with his BCSH from Acadia University, was a recipient of the Acadia Golden ‘A’ Award.

This prestigious award is presented annually to those graduating students who have been identified by a committee of students, faculty, and staff as being outstanding among their peers during their time at Acadia. This award was presented at the Graduation Banquet on May 14, 2017.

Nominees must meet the following criteria:

  • Have maintained a sound academic standing
  • Have displayed outstanding qualities of leadership and character
  • Have made significant contributions to university life at Acadia throughout their years as a student

Among countless other involvements and achievements, Martin has been involved with Acadia Robotics for the past 3 years. He is one of our technical supporters and he acted as FIRST® LEGO® League Head Judge Advisor in the 2017 competition year. Martin has been an invaluable ambassador for our program.

Martin was also the recipient of our 2016/17 Acadia Robotics Karen Wilder Award (named after the former Director of the Program) – In recognition of perseverance, resilience and courage in overcoming challenges.

Congratulations, Martin!

Martin is shown with Gary Walsh and Heather Travers, receiving the Acadia Robotics Karen Wilder Award during our Acadia Robotics Championship March 4, 2017

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