FLICKR.COM CO-FOUNDER STEWART BUTTERFIELD, BA ’96, will be among four members of the university community honoured at this year’s University of Victoria Legacy Awards on Nov. 24 at the Victoria Conference Centre.
Butterfield will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award from the UVic Alumni Association for his role in creating the pioneering online photo-sharing community.
Faculty of Law professor emeritus John McLaren will be recognized in the research category for work that has helped to define legal history in Canada and the Commonwealth.
The Legacy Award for excellence in teaching will be presented to Prof. Catherine Gaul, whose work in the Faculty of Education and the Island Medical Program has earned the praise of colleagues and students alike.
In the sport category, Margaret Todd, Victoria College ’36, will be honoured for a golfing career that included three consecutive BC amateur titles and 16 BC Ladies and BC Seniors championships.
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