The event brings together winning Baxter Ambassadors, program finalists, participating professors,industry leaders, and program sponsors for an evening of networking and camaraderie.
“These students are so excited to be a part of this program,” beamed Andrea Dixon, Professor, Algonquin College. “It’s so wonderful to see all the students getting to know each other and building a network so early in their careers.”
Earlier in the day, the students were treated to a tour and presentation at the office of program sponsor, Contiki, including inspirational messages from program alumni Julie Cain and Aminah Hausermann who currently work at Trafalgar and Contiki respectively.
The group then toured the Aga Khan Museum before the networking reception.
Baxter Media’s Baxter Student Ambassador Program (BSAP) is committed to identifying the industry’s most-promising student talent in tourism and hospitality programs at Canada’s leading colleges and universities.
Based on a combination of academic success, industry and community involvement, leadership skills, and a skill-testing webinar presentation, one graduating student from each participating school is designated as the Baxter Student Ambassador.Every year, amazing opportunities for travel, learning, and networking await the winning Ambassadors.
Through inspiring travel prizes, hands-on work experience, professional development, membership opportunities, and special event invitations, these elite students will be empowered as they begin their careers in the exciting world of travel.
Seen in the photos:
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Baxter Student Ambassador Program Class of 2018: (top row) Sara McCormick, Humber College; Rachelle Carrier, Fleming College; Hani Golestaneh, BCIT; Robyn Bossons, Capilano University; Emma Sharkey, Algonquin College; Samantha Dass, Conestoga College; John Chervy Rosal, Centennial College; (bottom row) Emily Henderson, Georgian College; Katherine Lo, BSAP Alumni 2017; Brenda Xia, Ryerson University finalist; Jessie Wong, Ryerson University; Whitney Turner, Sheridan College; Myles Gallup, Sheridan College finalist
Winning Baxter Ambassadors: Sara McCormick, Humber College; Emily Henderson, Georgian College; Jessie Wong, Ryerson University; John Chervy Rosal, Centennial College; Samantha Dass, Conestoga College
Whitney Turner, Baxter Ambassador, Sheridan College; Donna Black, Professor, Sheridan College; Myles Gallup, finalist, Sheridan College
Robyn Bossons, Baxter Ambassador, Capilano University and Hani Golestaneh, Baxter Ambassador, British Columbia Institute of Technology