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BMO Outstanding Contribution to Student Life



Born and raised in Quebec City, Chantal is a dedicated and ambitious student. She is in her final year of Accounting and Finance in Business. Chantal is a head Peer Mentor, VP Finance for the BAUS, and Business Councillor for the UNBSU. Throughout her numerous extracurriculars, she has maintained her spot on the dean’s list and has taken advantage of every opportunity that came her way. She is passionate about leadership, loves to volunteer her time and be supportive to those around her.



Jana, a 2nd year B.Sc. Chemical Engineering student from Moncton, NB, is passionate about UNB’s role in sustainable development. She volunteers as the VP Fair Trade for Engineers Without Borders, is a member of UNB’s Sustainable Food Task Force, and is the Co-Coordinator of the Good Food Challenge. She is also a UNB Varsity Reds Cross Country and Track athlete, Academic All-Canadian, and Philips Sport Leadership Academy participant. She lives a zero waste life and reads in her spare time.



Hailing from Fredericton, NB, Daniel's love for the Maritimes kept him in his hometown to study at UNB. The 3rd year Biology student is a peer-tutor, local football coach, editor in-chief for a health-related undergraduate research journal and teaching assistant for the Biology department. Through education, Daniel aspires to make a positive impact in the lives of those around him. Outside of his studies Daniel enjoys hiking, playing guitar, and a nice cup of coffee.

seshu iyengar 

4th year arts/science

Seshu Iyengar is a fourth year student at UNB in the concurrent Ba/BSc programme, studying Biology-Physics and Philosophy. Seshu's an active member of the UNBSU as Science councilor, and is very involved in advocacy through the Student Union. He is active as VP of the Philosophy Society, and chaired the Atlantic Undergraduate Physics and Astronomy Conference held this February. Seshu is also a public speaker, giving talks at the Global Brigades Leadership Conference this year and TEDx last year.

jillian lamb

3rd year arts/science

Jill excels at the art of balancing academics and student involvement by juggling her duties as Residence proctor, Science Peer Mentor, Co-facilitator for UB Friends, Blackshirt Orientation Leader, founder of a UNBSU club, TEDxUNB Organizer, Pond Deshpande Student Ambassador, and Teacher Assistant year after year on campus. She is currently completing a co-op term in a impoverished rural school in India and has worked with social impact start-ups in Montreal, Hamilton, Germany, and Fredericton.


3rd year SCIENCE

Jonathan was born in Tel Aviv, Israel, but raised in Fredericton, New Brunswick. With a known passion for the sciences, Jonathan immediately chose the science program at the University of New Brunswick. Jonathan has attained Deans list for the entire duration of his undergrad so far. All this while being involved in student life as the Student Union off-campus representative, an executive on the Atlantic Student Research Journal, and being involved as a UNB Redshirt orientation leader.



Living in Fredericton the entirety of his life and being a second-generation UNB student, Chris feels a special connection to the city and to UNB. He is passionate about improving student life and creating opportunities on campus, evident by his roles of VP Internal of the UNB Student Union, UNB Senator, Associate Director of Sessions and Speaker Relations for an upcoming CABS Conference, a volunteer with Special Olympics Canada, and an Orientation Week RedShirt.



Originally from Mississauga, Cailie’s passion for sport as well as her drive to impact those around her have led her to make significant contributions to the UNB and greater Fredericton community. Cailie is in her 4th year of the BRSS Kin program, is an Academic All Canadian, Dean’s List student, Sir Howard Douglas Scholar, Kin peer mentor and member of Varsity Red’s Athlete council. Cailie is the captain of the cross country and track teams, providing guidance and support to her teammates.



Ranked 1st in her program for the last 2 years, Anna is a 4th year BScKin student who is proud to be at UNB. She has been a Blackshirt for UNB Orientation the last 2 years & represented UNB at 2 Shinerama Conferences. Anna strives to improve student life as Co-President of the Kin Society, a Peer Mentor, & member of the Kin Faculty Council & Undergrad Committee. Anna is DCRO for the SU. She loves to volunteer in her community for Special Olympics, PineGrove Nursing Home & the Fredericton Soup Kitchen.


2ND year science

Originally from St.Margarets Bay Nova Scotia Sydney's passion for living a limitless life has lead her around the world, and back here to UNB. The Med.Chem student is eager to get the most out of her time in Fredericton, and throws that enthusiasm into any opportunity that presents itself. With the help of a lot of caffeine, Sydney is the Logistics Director of the TEDxUNB conference, Education Proctor in residence, TA and Peer Mentor for the Faculty of Science-loving every second of it!

Drew Robart

4th year engineering

Drew is a native of Rothesay, NB, in fourth year Biomedical-Mechanical Engineering at the UNB. He is a 2 time CCAA National Scholar for Basketball, and CIS Academic All-Canadian for Cross Country. He believes that with a vision, a simple idea, and some hard work, anything can happen. In his spare time he can be found working on designing a pediatric prosthetic hand for his senior project. He is also Campus Chairperson for UNB Global Brigades, executive for TEDx, and VP Finance of the EUS.

CHarlotte sampson

3rd year arts/science

From Vancouver, BC, Charlotte is in her 3rd year of Arts/Science, pursuing a double major in Mathematics and French. She plays on the Varsity Soccer team and is both an Academic All-Canadian and a Dean’s List recipient. Charlotte is Co-President of the Math Society, Co-Chair of Atlantic Canada's first ever Sports Business Conference, a TA for the French Department, and a math tutor. In the future, she hopes to receive a bilingual B.Ed and teach high school math in a French Immersion Program.

Matthew sampson


Matthew Sampson is a 3rd year Electrical Engineering Student. During his 1st year he started a club to give students access to devices like 3D printers which became the Makerspace Committee; a group he lead in charge of running the UNB Makerspace. During their first year, the Makerspace provided over 400 students with free 3D printing and was an incubator for some incredible projects. Matthew was a PDC Student Ambassador, is a Proctor at Aitken House, and enjoys long walks on the beach.


3rd year SCIENCE

Born in Fredericton, Jake has always believed in the importance of home. The 3rd year Biology-Physics student has made it a priority to make UNB feel like a home for as many people as he can. Whether it's welcoming students as a RedShirt, supporting them as a Peer Mentor, or rapping about protein synthesis to a class of 300 PAL students, Jake never hesitates to help out or go the extra mile. He's also pretty salty that Kendrick didn't win Album of the Year at the Grammys, but what can you do?



Being from Fredericton, the University of New Brunswick was an easy choice for Jessica. In her third year of Renaissance College, her passion for her community has extended into her life on campus through her commitment to various initiatives. Jessica was involved in Orientation as a Blackshirt, is co-president of LINK UNB, president of the Renaissance College Society, and is a member of UNB SPRING. She is very grateful of her time at UNB and hopes to continue to have rich learning experiences.

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