Congratulations on this wonderful milestone. You did it!

The following Convocation Awards for graduating JD students were announced June 14, 2023 at the JD program reception:

Angus MacMurchy Gold Medal and Gallant Ho Prize

Awarded to the student in the graduating class with the highest cumulative average

Laura Goldfarb

W.P.M. Kennedy Silver Medal

Awarded to the student in the graduating class with the second highest cumulative average

Michael Law-Smith

James B. Milner Bronze Medal

Awarded to the student in the graduating class with the third highest cumulative average

Michael Bertrand

Gerald W. Schwartz Medals

Awarded to students in the graduating class who achieve the highest cumulative averages over four years
in the combined JD/MBA program

Michael Bertrand

Vincent Luccisano

William Kosiancic

Justice Michael J. Moldaver Prize

Awarded annually to the student(s) standing first in the third-year class

Hussein Fawzy

Class of 1967 Prizes

Awarded to the students standing second and third in the third-year class

Laura Goldfarb
1967 Prize for second in third-year

 Ivy Xu
1967 Prize for third in third-year

Stephanie Fleur Couzin Medal for Mooting

Awarded to a student who has demonstrated outstanding performance in the mooting program and a strong commitment as both a participant and coach

Mackenzie Faulkner

Student Choice: John Willis & Gina Caldarelli Memorial Prize for School Spirit

Named in honour of Prof. John Willis (1949 to 1972) and in memory of Gina Caldarelli (LLB 1997), the student choice award recognizes a JD student who has made substantial and meaningful contributions to the law school and demonstrated interest in the well-being of their classmates

Meaza Damte

University of Toronto Student Leadership Awards

Recognizes outstanding student leadership, service and commitment to the University

Meaza Damte

Hussain Fawzy

Tomas Jirousek

Paul Mohan

Sana Najafi

Dean's Cecil A. Wright Key

Presented to students who have displayed the greatest interest in extra-curricular work of an academic nature

Laura Goldfarb

Student Choice: Valedictorian

The Valedictorian is chosen by the graduating class as the student who best exemplifies law school leadership and spirit

Meaza Damte

Student Choice: Hail & Farewell

The Hail & Farewell speech is given by a professor chosen by the graduating class to “send them off” with a few words

Professor Christopher Essert, Associate Dean, JD Program

Student Choice: Mewett Teaching Award

Presented to a Faculty member for excellence in teaching

Professor Catherine Valke

Student Choice: Staff Appreciation Award

Presented to a staff member who has shown extraordinary commitment to assisting students

Wayne Fraser