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We salute the 2013 Arch Awards winners

UToday HomeMay 22, 2013

The University of Calgary Alumni Association celebrated two alumni — Gary Kovacs and Natalie Panek — and one future graduate — Scott Weir — at the 2013 Arch Awards, the association’s annual celebration of alumni achievement.

Gary Kovacs, BComm’90, MBA’99, and CEO of Mozilla (makers of the Firefox web browser) received the Distinguished Alumni Award. For a video interview with Kovacs, visit

Toronto-based aerospace engineer Natalie Panek, BSc’07, was named the Graduate of the Last Decade. See a video interview here:

Fourth-year political science student and urban farmer Scott Weir received the Future Alumni Award. Watch a video with Weir here:

The University of Calgary Alumni Association has been celebrating outstanding alumni since 1985 through the Arch Awards. For more on this year’s winners, visit To read more about past recipients, visit


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