Kanwal Neel awarded Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee medal

November 20, 2012

The Richmond Review reported that Kanwal Neel, project co-ordinator for the Friends of Simon Tutoring Project in SFU’s Faculty of Education was awarded a Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee medal for being a “tireless community volunteer.”

The Diamond Jubilee Medal was created in honor of the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the Throne. The medal recognizes Canadians “from all walks of life who have made significant contributions to Canada or whose achievements abroad have brought credit to Canada,” the article says.

Neel, who won the award along with his father, says, “We are both delighted and deeply humbled by this honour."

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