The eighth annual Campion College Alumni of Distinction Awards will be presented to Randell (Randy) Garvey (HS ‘72) and Curtis Kleisinger (BA ‘99) at a special dinner on Thursday 6 November 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Regency Ballroom at the Hotel Saskatchewan. Tickets are $75 and available online or by calling 306-586-4242.

The Alumni of Distinction Awards are presented to Campion alumni and former students who have distinguished themselves in their profession and their community, and have demonstrated the Jesuit values and mission of the College in their professional and personal actions.

A graduate of Campion College High School, Randy Garvey is a recognized leader within his profession and in the community. He has enjoyed a successful career in financial managementk. Dedicated to continuous learning and improvement, Garvey holds Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and Chartered Directors (CDir) designations. In 2005, he was awarded the designation of FCMA—Fellow of Society of Management Accountants—in recognition of his leadership, professional accomplishments, dedication to advancing the profession, and community service. Garvey gives generously of his time, serving on various boards for charitable and non-profit organizations.  

Curtis Kleisinger is a teacher and school administrator dedicated to improving the lives of underprivileged children in Regina. He attended the University of Regina where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts through Campion College and a Bachelor of Education degree. He was a teacher with the Regina Catholic School division for fourteen years before taking on the challenge of founding principal of Canada’s first Jesuit middle school based on the NativityMiguel model. Under his guidance and leadership, the Mother Teresa Middle School (MTMS) opened its doors in 2011 with the goal of helping to break the cycle of poverty amongst the marginalized in Regina’s inner city. Kleisinger is the recipient of the Regina Catholic Schools Catholic Leadership Award (2013) and the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation (2009), and a finalist for the Governor General’s Award for Excellence in Teaching Canadian History (2008).

Campion College is a Jesuit Catholic community of learning, federated with the University of Regina. It provides a liberal arts education dedicated to the development of the whole person—intellectually, spiritually, socially—for service within society. Approximately 700 students at the University of Regina are enrolled through Campion College in the faculties of Arts, Science, and Fine Arts.