2017 Alumni Homecoming Weekend


On behalf of the Alumni Association of Lakehead University, we were thrilled to host alumni, family, and friends during this past weekend's Homecoming festivities.  

Those who attended enjoyed an inspirational Alumni Awards Dinner, exciting varsity sports action, intimate and interactive reunions, and the honouring of our dedicated athletes.  But more importantly, we all shared and celebrated with family and friends our time at Lakehead University. To those of you that were unable to attend, we were sorry to have missed you!

We invite you all to take the time to view and enjoy our Homecoming Weekend photo gallery.  In the meantime, mark your calendars and join us for next year's festivities, to be held September 27-29, 2018!

 

**NOTE**:  Click on the Gallery to enlarge photos

Preparations for our student pancake breakfast, kicking off the Homecoming Weekend festivities.Students enjoy a free pancake breakfast, offered by the Alumni Association of Lakehead University, and sponsored by the Department of History, and Faculties of Social Sciences & Humanities, and Science & Environmental StudiesWolfie strikes a pose with Diane Robnik, Alumni & Community Relations AssociateWomen's Basketball vs. Winnipeg WesmenWomen's Basketball vs. Winnipeg Wesmen (credit:  Jarron Childs Photography)Men's Varsity Basketball vs. Winnipeg Wesmen (credit: Jarron Childs Photography)Men's Varsity Basketball vs. Winnipeg Wesmen (credit: Jarron Childs Photography)Credit: Jarron Childs PhotographyCredit: Jarron Childs PhotographyGuests take in our Foreign Film Evening, hosted by the Department of LanguagesThe tables are set to host our annual Alumni Awards Dinner in the Faculty LoungeThe tables are set to host our annual Alumni Awards Dinner in the Faculty LoungeOur awards await our exceptional alum!Our awards await our exceptional alum!Guests from near and far mingle prior to the start of our DinnerLakehead alum, Carlo Cappello, entertains guests Members of Alumni Association:  Chris Vaillant, Ashleigh Quarrell, and Mark TilburyVP External Relations, Deb Comuzzi, and Principal of Orillia Campus, Dr. Dean Jobin-BevansMark Tilbury, Director of Alumni & Community Relations, is the evening's MC A packed house recognizing our exceptional and unconventional award winnersA packed house recognizing our exceptional and unconventional award winnersDr. Brian Stevenson greets guests to the Alumni Awards DinnerDr. Michel Beaulieu, President of the Alumni Assocation of Lakehead University, offers his congratulations to our award winnersCam Clark (middle) receiving his Honourary Membership into the Alumni AssociationCam Clark giving a speech after having accepted his awardCathy Trojan (middle) accepts her Honourary Membership into the Alumni Assocation.Darren Lentz (middle) accepts his Alumni Honour AwardDarren Lentz says a few words after receiving his awardMark Tilbury announces Lloyed Lobo as the recipient of the Outstanding Young Alumni AwardKen Boshcoff (middle) accepts his Alumni Honour AwardKen gives his speech after having received his awardDeb Comuzzi is joined by Dr. Dean Jobin-Bevans in singing "Happy Birthday" to four (4) guests attending the awards dinnerHappy birthday wishes to David Tamblyn, Mark Tilbury, Dr. Brian Stevenson and Frank LuckaiHappy Birthday!David Heroux (middle) accepts his Alumni Legacy AwardDavid gives his acceptance speechHarry Curtis and Marc Gagnon receive recognition frames for their service to the Board of the Alumni Association2017 Alumni Award winners2017 Wall of Fame Induction ceremony in the Hangar2017 Wall of Fame Induction ceremony in the HangarGuests look through scrapbooks filled with Lakehead Athletics' historyGuests look through scrapbooks filled with Lakehead Athletics' history2017 Wall of Fame Inductee plaqueA packed house in the HangarMembers of the Thunderwolves Varsity Hockey teamYolanda Wanakamik (middle) and her family attend the Wall of Fame ceremonyMembers of the Lakehead University X-Country Running teamSam Connolly, Induction MC greets guests in attendance (credit:  Jarron Childs Photography)Honouring the 50th anniversary of C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse (credit:  Jarron Childs Photography)Student athletes with Mirella Zanatta (middle) Credit: Jarron Childs PhotographyAcademic All-Canadian athletes (Credit: Jarron Childs Photography)Cory Keeler thanks guests upon accepting the "Builder Award" on behalf of his late father, Bill Keeler. (credit: Jarron Childs Photography)Tom Warden, Athletics Director (far left) and Dr. Brian Stevenson (far right) pose with members of the Keeler family (Credit: Jarron Childs Photography)Muriel Mortson (middle) accepts her award as Female Athlete inductee (Credit: Jarron Childs Photography)Dr. Jack Remus (middle) receives his "Builder Award" during the ceremony (Credit: Jarron Childs Photography)Acadamic All-Canadian athletes (Credit: Jarron Childs Photography)Katie Patroch (middle) accepts her Female Athlete induction (Credit: Jarron Childs Photography)John LaPlante (middle) named Male Athlete Inductee (Credit: Jarron Childs Photography)Joel Scherban (middle) named Male Athlete Inductee (Credit: Jarron Childs Photography)Unveiling of the 2017 Wall of Fame plaque (Credit: Jarron Childs Photography)Muriel Mortson's (far left) Women's Volleyball teammates (Credit: Jarron Childs Photography)Lakehead Wrestling AlumniSam Connolly, Mor Menashe, Dr Michel Beaulieu and Hayden GormanThe Alumni and Community Relations teamLou Pero (centre) with Linda Henderson (right) and guestHarry Curtis (left) and wrestling alum, Kevin Wallen (right)Former Men's Basketball alumni returning to the Zanatta Alumni Games in the Fieldhouse (Credit: Jarron Childs Photography)Zanatta Games (Credit: Jarron Childs Photography)Zanatta Games (Credit: Jarron Childs Photography)Zanatta Games (Credit: Jarron Childs Photography)A crowd gathers at the Fort William Gardens for our Pre-Game socialFrancis Clayton (middle), Tom Warden (right)Guests of all ages enjoyed an exclusive event at the Fort William Gardens before Saturday night's hockey gameMembers of the Women's Hockey team (left and middle) sell 50/50 tickets before Saturday night's gameChuck a Puck for a chance to win!Jason Mallon, Executive Director of Lakehead University Thunderwolves Hockey greet guests at the Pre-Game socialMembers of the Alumni Association Board of Directors pose with 91.5 CKPR's mascot, Pinky the Prize PigGo Wolves Go!Go Wolves Go!Go Wolves Go!All decked out in Lakehead gear!Wall of Fame Inductees honoured on centre ice before Saturday night's gameHockey Alumni were given the VIP treatment at the GardensWrestling Alumni enjoying their time in the Alumni Hockey boxLinda Henderson, Anna Sampson (Alumni Associate) and Steve Jones enjoying Saturday nights game!Members of the Men's Varsity Basketball team came out to support their fellow athletesMembers of the Alumni Association of Lakehead University take a break from their AGM session, wrapping up a weekend of great comaraderie!