NICKEL BELT/ GREATER SUDBURY– On November 19, 2017, Gaetan Serré, former Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and father of current Nickel Belt MP Marc Serré, was honoured by Huntington University with its Distinguished Award of Excellence for his lifetime of dedication to serving his community and country.
This prestigious honour was awarded to Gaetan Serré by Dr. Kevin McCormick, President and Vice-Chancellor of Huntington University, located in Greater Sudbury. Rick Bartolucci, former Member of Provincial Parliament for Sudbury and Huntington University Board of Regents member was also in attendance for the award presentation. In addition to this award, Dr. McCormick announced the creation of the Gaetan Serré scholarship, which will be awarded annually to a student who embodies Mr. Serré’s passion for public service.
“I was recently reminded of the contributions of Gaetan Serré, a man who has achieved much over the years. He is a former Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, was a leader in the post-secondary field, as well as a business owner and avid volunteer, who has dedicated much of his life to the betterment of Greater Sudbury and Northern Ontario. His history of civic leadership embodies the true spirit of Huntington University, and for this reason we are proud to honour his legacy.”
–Dr. Kevin McCormick, President and Vice-Chancellor, Huntington University
“I am incredibly proud to have been present while my father accepted the Award of Excellence for his lifetime of dedication to service to his community and country. I wish to thank Dr. Kevin McCormick for bestowing this distinguished award upon my father and to all those who attended to offer their support. It goes without saying I could not agree more that my father is very deserving of this award. Growing up I saw firsthand how absolutely devoted he was to the people and causes he served. He put service before self always and has inspired me to follow in his footsteps and work hard for the people in our community.”
–Marc Serré, Member of Parliament, Nickel Belt
Marc Serré MP Nickel Belt