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October 29, 2018

ADVISORY - NBCC to honour alumni with annual awards

FREDERICTON – New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) will honour four worthy alumni at its annual Alumni Awards Recognition Ceremony, to be held Tuesday, October 30 at 3 p.m. at Old Government House, 51 Woodstock Road, Fredericton, N.B.

NBCC Board of Governors Chair Patrick Lacroix, President and CEO Marilyn Luscombe and Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau will participate.

The recipients of the 2018 NBCC Alumni Recognition Awards are:

  • Sean Dunbar, Class of 1984, Accommodation, Food and Beverage
    Dunbar is the owner of Northampton Brewing Company, the brewers of Picaroons Traditional Ales. He is also a proud supporter of many New Brunswick charities and a number of local artists. Dunbar will receive the Friend of New Brunswick award, recognizing an alumnus who has made significant contributions to the culture, reputation and/or economic prosperity of the province.
  • Lois Scott, Class of 1969, Secretarial
    Scott has extensive leadership and governance experience with public, private and professional organizations, primarily within the health care, economic development and post-secondary education sectors.  She was one of the founding members of NBCC’s board of governors and served as chair from 2014-16.
  • Bill Allen, Class of 1985, Accommodation, Food and Beverage
    Allen is the president of Fresh Casual Restaurants, based in Aulac, NB. The Fresh Casual group includes five Swiss Chalet franchises, two Harvey’s locations and the Aulac Big Stop Travel Plaza.
  • Matt Shepherd, Class of 2003, Animation and Graphics Technology 
    Shepherd has reached the pinnacle of his craft, working first as a supervising animator for Sony Pictures and now as an animation lead for Animal Logic.  He has more than 35 production credits to his name, many of them blockbuster films. Matt stays connected to NBCC mentoring animation graduates and supporting NBCC events such as the Jalloo Festival.

For biographies or high-resolution photos of the recipients, please contact:

Tanya Greer 
Communications Coordinator, NBCC

Phone: 506.453.8194