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Honorary Degree

Potential candidates for the Honorary Degree are individuals that have made a significant contribution to the local, national or international community. The award honours outstanding achievement in one or more of NAIT’s four pillars.

  • Science, technology and the environment
  • Health
  • Trades
  • Business

2022 Honorary Degree Recipients

Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe

NAIT alum Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe receives honorary degree for spotlighting Black music and culture.

Mauro Chies

NAIT alum Mauro Chie receives honorary degree for a unique focus on the well-being of Albertans.

Angela Armstrong

Edmonton business leader Angela Armstrong receives honorary degree for championing women in industry and entrepreneurship.

Kelsey Mitchell

NAIT grad Kelsey Mitchell receives honorary degree for unwavering dedication and determination.

Previous Years Recipients

  • 2021 - Shane Chartrand, Linda Hughes, Daryl McIntyre, Dr. Raymond Rajotte 
  • 2019 - Paul Verhesen, William Andrew Jean Morin, Diane Brickner, George Schluessel
  • 2018 - Teresa Spinelli, Bart Yachimec, Jeorg Goetsch and Mike Begin
  • 2017 - Ashif Mawji, Javaid (Jerry) Naqvi
  • 2016 - Ken Lueers, Jim Rakievich, Stewart Roth
  • 2015 - Naseem Bashir, Doug Golosky, Douglas O. Goss, Q.C., AOE
  • 2014 - Bob Gomes, Edward Stelmach, C.J. Woods, FCA
  • 2013 - Chief James Ahnassay, Ray Pisani, Daniel Wai Yuk Yeung
  • 2012 - Don Breen, Andrew Clark, Darren Entwistle
  • 2011 - Dr. Margaret-Ann Armour, Clifford Giese, Yasmin Jivraj
  • 2010 - Arlene Dickinson, Kevin Martin
  • 2009 - Laurence M. Pollock, Don Oborowsky
  • 2008 - Ruth Kelly, Don Metz
  • 2007 - JR Shaw, Kevin Nabholz
  • 2006 - JudyLynn Archer, John Stanton
  • 2005 - Audrey Poitras, Lynda Steele, Reg Isley
  • 2004 - Neil R. Wilkinson, C.J. (Cliff) Williams
  • 2003 - Simon Smotkowicz, Thelma Chalifoux
  • 2002 - Hon. Ernest C. Manning
  • 2001 - Cam Tait, Harry Buddle
  • 2000 - Eric Newell, Jim Edwards, Gil Cardinal
  • 1999 - Madeleine Mercier, Henry Gusse
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