Company Program Awards

Overview

Every year, JA Central Ontario recognizes outstanding Company Program students through individual and group awards.

Nomination

NOMINATION PROCESS

Advisors must nominate students and let them know they have been nominated for all individual awards with the exception of the Jane Eisbrenner Award for Exceptional Leadership. One nomination per category per team is allowed.

Achievers do not require a nomination for the group awards but must include the name of an advisor to endorse their group award application.

AdvisorEndorsement

ONLINE SUBMISSION & ADVISOR ENDORSEMENT

All award applications must be submitted through the online application portal through Judgify this year. No email applications will be accepted.

Students will be asked to create an account and will be able to save their applications as they go. They will also be asked to include the name and email of an advisor to endorse their application after submission.

The advisor will be sent a copy of the submission automatically by email and a request for endorsement.

Advisors are not required to provide any additional references beyond the endorsement. Students are encouraged to check with their advising team to determine which advisor to include in their application to provide the endorsement.

APPLICATION DETAILS

APPLICATION QUESTIONS

Carefully review all eligibility criteria and required submissions for each award. The questions included in the award applications are designed to collect information about your Company Program experience and learnings. Your answers to these questions will be used in connection with your application for these awards and will be divulged only to qualified persons who must see them in the course of their duties.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

NOMINATE YOUR ADVISORS TODAY!

Individual & Group Awards
Friday, April 1, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

Advisor Awards
Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

Individual & Group Awards

Advisor Awards

Individual Awards

President of the Year

PRESIDENT OF THE YEAR

To recognize an outstanding Company Program President who has demonstrated leadership, professionalism, commitment to the company, and who has gone above and beyond in their role as President.

Leadership in Finance

LEADERSHIP IN FINANCE

To recognize an outstanding Company Program Finance member (executive or non-executive) who has demonstrated leadership, professionalism, commitment to the company, and who has gone above and beyond in their role in Finance.

Leadership in Human Resources

LEADERSHIP IN HUMAN RESOURCES

To recognize an outstanding Company Program Human Resources member (executive or non-executive) who has demonstrated leadership, professionalism, commitment to the company, and who has gone above and beyond in their role in Human Resources.

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LEADERSHIP IN MARKETING

To recognize an outstanding Company Program Marketing member (executive or non-executive) who has demonstrated leadership, professionalism, commitment to the company, and gone above and beyond in their role in Marketing.

Leadership in Sales

LEADERSHIP IN SALES

To recognize an outstanding Company Program Sales Person (executive or non-executive) who has demonstrated leadership, professionalism, commitment to the company, and who has gone above and beyond in their role as a salesperson.

Leadership in Production

LEADERSHIP IN PRODUCTION

To recognize an outstanding Company Program Production member (executive or non-executive) who has demonstrated leadership, professionalism, commitment to the company, and who has gone above and beyond in their role in Production.

Leadership in Technology

LEADERSHIP IN TECHNOLOGY

To recognize an outstanding Company Program Technology member (executive or non-executive) who has demonstrated leadership, professionalism, commitment to the company, and who has gone above and beyond in their role in Technology.

Extra Mile Award

EXTRA MILE AWARD

To recognize an outstanding Company Program member (executive or non-executive) who has demonstrated leadership, professionalism, commitment to the company, and who has displayed significant contributions to the company.

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JA JOURNEY AWARD

To recognize an outstanding Company Program member (executive or non-executive) who has demonstrated exceptional personal growth as a result of their participation in the program. This Achiever has shown dedication to the program and company, respect for team members, and continuing enthusiasm for their position. This award is an opportunity for Achievers to tell their story so we can celebrate their personal journey and achievements. Submissions can include how the Achiever has faced adversity and persevered to overcome an individual challenge and make a meaningful impact on their CP team.

Jane Eisbrenner Award for Exceptional Leadership

JANE EISBRENNER AWARD FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP

This award celebrates a Grade 12 student who has followed Jane’s example and developed these key leadership qualities during their time with Company Program. The student selected for this award will receive a $4,000 scholarship for their post-secondary education, and a year-long mentorship with Jane.​

Changemaker Award

CHANGEMAKER AWARD

To recognize an outstanding Company Program Achiever who has made a positive contribution to the company morale. This award can be described as the “heart award” and recognizes Achievers that put in extra effort to make the Company Program experience a positive one for all team members.

Group Awards

BEST BRAND AWARD

To recognize an outstanding company that showed brand consistency across all company functions including website, sales approach, marketing, product and packaging. The team must demonstrate how they created a unique brand that clearly represented the company standards and product.

GARY & JOANNE REAMEY FAMILY AWARD (CSR)

Unlike other awards, this award is not focused on the direct results achieved by the company in terms of sales or specific department accomplishments, but rather recognizes positive impact and growth on team members and the community

COMPANY OF THE YEAR

To recognize the company that achieves the best overall performance in all areas of operations. There will be a winner recognized in each of the following Company of the Year categories: Retail/Manufacturing, Technology and Social Enterprise.

TEAM CHALLENGE AWARD

The Team Challenge Award - JA has been tracking team challenge points throughout the year and no additional application or interview is required.

Advisor Awards

Calling all Company Program students! You have the opportunity to nominate your outstanding advisors who consistently go above and beyond the normal duties of the advisor role. Please review the Advisor Award Overview for more details including how to submit.

ADVISOR HALL OF FAME

Each year, we induct outstanding Company Program advisors into our prestigious Hall of Fame. This award recognizes outstanding contributions to the program, and honours advisors who go above and beyond to support students throughout the experience.

Gerald M - Company Program Advisor Hall of Fame 2022

Gerald Mak

CURRENT YEAR’S WINNER

Here's what the students have to say about Gerald:

"Gerald’s passion for the program shines through everything he does. The first quality that makes Gerald stand out is his enthusiasm towards our company, where it is evident that he genuinely wants our team to benefit. He spends hours upon hours as an active and valuable contributor at all our meetings and even executive meetings.  He goes out of the way to support our team despite his busy schedule. As a result, our team is never shy to message Gerald, who is always willing to hop on a Zoom call to support us."

 

PAST WINNERS

2020-2021
Hiren Kapadia
Dave Steeves

 

2019-2020
Alexander Carbone
Joanna Williams