Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) announced the recipients of the 22nd Annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards that are given for outstanding achievements and contributions to the greater Calgary community and are presented in different categories.

This year’s theme was “Inspire Support Connect” and the award recipients are as follows:

  • Achievement Under 35: Hyder Hassan
  • Arts and Culture: Marjan Eggermont
  • Community Service: Miroslav Reljic
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Dr. Rupinder Toor
  • Lifetime Achievement: Dr. Kamal Botros and Dr. Thomas Brown
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Math: Dr. Gopal Achari
  • Organizational Diversity: Trico Homes
  • Youth Scholarships: Mehul Gupta, Kirsty McGowan, Ruth Legese, Jenny Liao and Kevin Lin

The 2018 Immigrants of Distinction Awards gala took place at the Westin Calgary on Friday, March 9, 2018. The event was attended by guests from all levels of government, the corporate community, and the voluntary sector.