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TRO Student Mentorship Award 

This award is given to an educator, instructor, professor or direct internship/practicum/placement supervisor who has been influential to a student in TR. The successful recipient will be someone who has helped guide a future practitioner in the field of TR through assistance with educational instruction, field placement, etc. Mentoring students is a very important part of building the future of this profession!

2019 Award Winner

Stephen Holloway 
Confederation College


This award was created in 2015 to recognize educators who play an important role in the future of TR by guiding and supporting their students.

Past award winners:

2018 Stacey Sestric, R/TRO
2017 Sarah West, R/TRO
2016 Karen Grauer, R/TRO
2015 Karen Hirshfield, R/TRO


Nomination Criteria:

  • Must be a TRO member
  • Student must nominate an educator

Current TRO Board of Directors are not eligible for this award

The Winner Receives:

  • 50% off Membership Renewal
  • Professional Contribution points for initial Registration (R/TRO, R/TRO DIP) application (awarded = 4, nominated = 2)
  • Recognition at the Annual TRO Conference Awards Ceremony Dinner (includes two complimentary tickets)
  • TRO Certificate
  • TRO Award
  • Recognition in various TRO communications: TRO website, e-TRO, TRO Blog, etc. 

Selection Process:

The Awards Sub-Committee consists of a minimum of three volunteers including: at least one representative from the Membership Services Committee and up to six TRO members (TRO's Communications Coordinator is an ex-officio member). It is responsible for reviewing TRO award nominations and will forward recommendations to the Membership Services Committee for approval by the TRO board of directors.

Application Requirements:

Only students are eligible to nominate a TRO member for this award. Download the award nomination form questions, complete and save on your computer. Upload your completed form (describing how your nominee meets the criteria for this award) where indicated in the award nomination form below. Complete and submit the award nomination form. 

Download TRO Student Mentorship Award Nomination Form Questions

If you have any questions about the award nomination process, please contact the Communications Coordinator at: communications@trontario.org.

Thank you for your involvement in the award application process!


Select which TRO Award you are making a nomination for:

Name of Nominee

Name of Nominator