Ed Babineau Leadership and Community Involvement Award
Description: The Ed Babineau Leadership and Community Involvement Award is funded from proceeds raised at the Annual Holland College Golf Classic. This award honours the leadership of founding Honorary Co-Chair, Ed Babineau. Ed championed the Holland College Golf Classic from 2008 – 2018, during which time he established the Honorary co-chair model as a means of bringing others into a leadership trio to benefit the event. He donated generously to the event on an annual basis and encouraged others to step up to support the college and its students as well. In 2019, after 10 years of leadership, resulting in upwards of $450,000 raised for Holland College, health challenges called Ed to withdraw from active participation.
Criteria: Recipients must be accepted to a full-time program at Holland College. Applications must include an an essay clearing describing leadership role(s) in school and/or community through athletics and extracurricular activities, community involvement, and volunteer activities. Recipients must exhibit a high aptitude in their chosen area of study.