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Young professional from Kerr Wood Leidal wins award

Young professional from Kerr Wood Leidal wins award


Michael Homenuke of Kerr Wood Leidal.
Michael Homenuke of Kerr Wood Leidal.

Young professional from Kerr Wood Leidal wins award

The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Canada announced the winner of the 2013 Allen D. Williams Scholarship at the organization’s Annual Summit Gala held in Prince Edward Island on June 23.

Michael Homenuke of Vancouver won the award. The award is presented annually to a young professional employed by an ACEC member firm who demonstrates a commitment to the consulting engineering industry.

Homenuke is a project manager with Kerr Wood Leidal Associates and a pioneer in the new field of integrated resource recovery opportunity assessment. He founded the KWL Junior Engineers Group and is actively involved in, and a former chair of, the ACEC-British Columbia Young Professional Committee. He is also the inaugural and current chair of the B.C. Water and Waste Association Young Professionals Group.

The award is given in memory of Allen Williams, past ACEC Chair and founder of Williams Engineering. It provides he winner funding to attend the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) conference, which will be held in Barcelona, Spain on September 15-18.