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Gordon M. Shrum Gold Medal Award

The Gordon M. Shrum Gold Medal Award is awarded annually to one member of the Simon Fraser University graduating class. It is awarded by the President after all the graduate and undergraduate degree candidates have been announced.

2014 winner

Amnit Litt

For economics graduate Amnit Litt, winning Simon Fraser University’s most prestigious undergraduate honour – the Gordon M. Shrum Undergraduate Medal – is as much a matter of joy as it is a big surprise.

The medal is awarded annually for exemplary academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to SFU.

“It is indeed very unexpected,” says Litt, who earned a grade-point average of 4.13 out of a possible 4.33 despite an exhausting list of SFU volunteer commitments. She graduated with a BA (honours).