Hunter Schofield, Lassonde Co-op/Internship Student of the Year Award

Space Engineering Student, Hunter Schofield, selected for the 2017 Co-op/Internship Students of the Year award (Sponsored by Nascent).

The Lassonde Co-op/Internship Student of the Year Award committee recognized Hunter Schofield, for his contribution to his co-op/internship employer in 2017. He will receive a certificate, a $500.00 cash award from the Lassonde Co-op Program and be recognized at the L’Oscars event in September.

As a 2nd year Space Engineering student, Hunter secured a 16-month work term at the Regional Municipality of York where he worked on a variety of applications for Environmental Services. He made exceptional contributions to the municipality including optimizing an organizational chart system to improve user experience. He also collaborated on a Street Tree Planting & Establishment Contract Administration System for efficient management & maintenance of trees in the region. His contributions, along with his technical expertise, earned the project recognition from the Commissioner and a nomination for the external IT Project of the Year award.

“His demonstrated leadership, technical expertise and vision have made a positive impact on our projects and I have no doubt that this will continue in his future endeavors.” – Olga Lawton, Program Manager, Technology Projects & System Support.

Additionally, Hunter has founded his own software development startup, “6Side”, which is focused on enhancing traditional marketing by integrating innovative technologies.

Congratulations Hunter!