Sheridan School of Business wins Gold at OCMC 2010
The Sheridan School of Business took the Gold Cup Award for overall first place at OCMC 2010, winning four Gold Awards, two Silver Awards, three Bronze Awards and one 4th place standing in a field of 13 competing colleges at the 31st annual Ontario Colleges’ Marketing Competition. In all, the 18 member Sheridan Business OCMC team won nine awards and placed in the top five point-categories in 9 of the 11 competitive events, taking an unprecedented 69 points overall.
The Sheridan School of Business OCMC team, selected from top students in the Marketing and the Advertising programs included: Paras Ahuja, Brittany Bateman, Jayme Bennett, Chris Carre, Reanne Ghadban, Juno Jesuthasan, Shannon Mandau, Dane McBurnie, Anna Misheal, Aashish Nathwani, Stephanie Palasti, Allisha Reddick, Christine Rowland, Nicholas Saary, Stephanie Smith, Douglas Sutcliffe, Jacci Vandergoot, and Michele Walkes.
“Congratulations to all of the members of our team for our best year ever at the Ontario Colleges’ Marketing Competition and for recording one of the largest winning percentages in the history of OCMC – Well done to all of our participating students and their faculty coaches,” said Doug Greenwood, Marketing Management Coordinator, Sheridan School of Business.
Capturing the Silver Award overall was Georgian College with two Silver Awards, four Bronze Awards, and one 4th place finish. The Georgian College OCMC 2010 team included: Kaitlyn Bullen, Bryan Calverley, James Cole, Stephen Ferguson, Jake Forde, Graeme Foers, Justin Forsyth, Nikki Foster, Sven Hansen, Michelle Langman, Lynsey Mogridge, Candice Nemeth, Chad Odnokon, Evan Tamblyn, Catherine Taylor, Brian Walsh and Emily Zajac. The Georgian College OCMC team took 41 points overall in the competition.
The OCMC 2010 Bronze Award winner was Algonquin College with three Gold Awards, two Bronze Awards, and one 5th place finish. Algonquin College OCMC 2010 team included: Shabrina Balayet, Whitney Belanger, Erik Bitmanis, Jonathan Celestin, Kayla Christianson, Jason Connell, Rolland Draper, Kyle Evans, Josh Hannaberry, Zamzam Ibrahim, Aaron Leegsma, Andre Lewis, Jennifer Lyn, Bryan McLaughlin, Lauren R. Newby, Kybor F. Mehshal, Shari Ortiz, Andrew Soobrian, Cameron Taylor, and Brandon Waselnuk. The Ottawa based Algonquin College took 34 points overall in the competition.
Humber College took over all 4th place with one Gold Award, two Silver Awards, two Bronze Awards, and one 4th place finish for a total of 33 points overall.
St. Lawrence College took overall 5th place finish with one Gold Award, one Silver Award, three 4th place finishes, and two 5th place finishes for a total of 31 points overall.
Gold Awards went to Seneca College for the Marketing Research Event and the Quiz Bowl, to Niagara College for the Marketing Case Event, and to Windsor’s own St. Clair College for the Retail Case Event and the Quiz Bowl.
Silver Awards went to Fanshawe College for the Job Interview Event and the Sales Management Event, to George Brown College for the Direct Marketing Event and the Marketing Research Event, to Conestoga College for the Integrated Marketing Communications Event, and to Centennial College for the Quiz Bowl.
Bronze Awards went to Humber College for the International Event and the Sales Presentation Event, to Seneca College for the Job Interview and the Quiz Bowl, and to Centennial College for the Entrepreneur Event. A 5th place finish went to Mohawk College for the Marketing Research Event.
Thirteen Ontario colleges participate in the annual Ontario Colleges’ Marketing Competition including: Sheridan, Georgian, Algonquin, Humber, St. Lawrence, Seneca, Fanshawe, George Brown, Niagara, St. Clair, Conestoga, Centennial and Mohawk. The Ontario Colleges’ Marketing Competition (OCMC) has been challenging college business students since 1980 – this year marks the 31st annual OCMC.