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Victoria George

The Victoria George Memorial Award

An ongoing legacy of accomplishment

Alumna Victoria George’s motto was “carpe diem.” This loving mother and wife and successful professional made the most of every day. As a marketing student, Victoria excelled academically and was valedictorian of her class.

In 2009, when Victoria passed away tragically due to an asthma attack, the Seneca community lost one of its brightest stars. Victoria was only 29.

To honour her, Victoria’s family, friends and GMP Securities L.P., established an award in her name, which is given annually to a student in the Marketing program. As well, her colleagues at Papaya Market Research Inc. honored Victoria with a scholarship.

The 2014 recipient of the Victoria George Memorial Award was marketing student Alysia Harji. Alysia was also a valedictorian and the winner of the prestigious Seneca Cup.

“Thank you to everyone who has helped to honour Victoria’s memory,” says Victoria’s family. “Let’s continue to strengthen her legacy so students like Alysia can ‘carpe diem’ like Victoria did.”

Members of Victoria George’s family (L to R): Parents LeRoy and Pauline George, widower Dylan Pazzano and son Issac Pazzano