Greg Schroeder Memorial Award

The Vernon and District Community Land Trust Society has established an annual award of $500 in memory of Greg Schroeder for a student who has completed full-time study in the Residential Construction program at the Vernon Campus of Okanagan College. The recipient will be a permanent resident of the North Okanagan region for at least one year at the time of application.

Greg Schroeder was a tireless community supporter and a founding member of the Community Land Trust. As a lawyer with Davidson & Company, Greg ensured that all of the legalities of the many aspects of the society were in order. He also brought a tremendous passion for social issues within the community combined with a clear sense of the business side of the organization and projects. Greg was instrumental in many social projects in Vernon including: The People Place,Community Futures, Teen Junction and Vision North Okanagan to name just a few. An active Rotarian, he led by example with his heart and many talents.

For more information on the the award, visit the Okanagan College Awards online list.

2015 Award Winner:  Brett Lambert