Laura Lamontagne of the Stingers women’s soccer team was awarded a Provost’s Medal for Outstanding Achievement at Concordia University’s spring convocation at Place des Arts last night.
The honour is presented by the Office of the Provost and awarded to the undergraduate graduating student whose commitment and spirit towards academic excellence, leadership, athleticism, and civic responsibility reflect the values exemplified by Concordia University and the Office of the Provost.
The team captain has been an exemplary role model throughout her four-year career at Concordia.Lamontagne was the recipient of the 2018 RSEQ leadership and community service award in women’s soccer. She was an Athletic Therapy student who earned a 4.23 GPA last semester.
The Les Cèdres, Que. native was a driving force behind her team’s efforts to collect toys and gifts for the patients at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. It’s an annual event the Stingers organize in memory of former player Erica Cadieux.
She also volunteered as an athletic therapy intern at the Point Wish Softball Tournament, a fundraiser connected to the Make a Wish Foundation, and at various events through the Rotary Club providing support and outreach to senior citizens.
Lamontagne graduated with a BSc, Athletic Therapy. She graduated with Distinction.