Young Alumni Award

Western Engineering is pleased to offer an annual awards program that recognizes alumni who have made outstanding contributions to their professions and communities. Western Engineering seeks to identify and recognize alumni for their achievements.

An Awards Selection Committee carefully reviews all nominations for our prestigious awards. Recipients are invited to attend an awards banquet to be recognized by Western Engineering and fellow alumni. Each receives a recognition piece as a keepsake and a plaque on the Young Alumni Wall within the Amit Chakma Engineering Building. 

Western Engineering was pleased to present the 2024 Young Alumni Award to Carla Coveart, BESc’13.


The recipient is selected by a volunteer committee of Western Engineering alumni and friends based on outstanding contributions to the engineering profession and community.

Western Engineering alumni, faculty and staff are invited to submit a nomination form for this award each year by January 1.

Nomination criteria

  • Open to Western Engineering graduates with a Bachelor or Graduate degree
  • Under 35 years of age and/or 15 years of graduating
  • The awards is not open to staff members, faculty or employees
  • Anyone from the public can nominate, including family, friends, fellow alumni, and university staff and faculty

Nomination details