The Eva McDonald Prize is a $1,000 bursary presented annually to
the undergraduate in the University of Toronto's School of Physical
Education and Health who has made the most significant contribution
to the development of aquatics and lifesaving education through the
university and the Lifesaving Society.
The 2015 recipient is Eleni Vlahiotis - a
Kinesiology and Physical Education student who holds the Lifesaving
Society's National Lifeguard, Standard First Aid and Instructor
certifications. Eleni works as a lifeguard and swim instructor with
the City of Mississauga. She is active with the Mississauga
Southwest Baseball Association and the University's Fastpitch team.
Eleni is in the Concurrent Teacher Education Program for Physical
The prize honours Eva McDonald, a member of the Lifesaving
Society for over 40 years, who died in 1969 while serving as
Ontario President. Eva graduated from the School and was President
of its Alumni Association. The prize is awarded jointly by the
Lifesaving Society and the Alumni Association of U of T's School of
Physical Education and Health.
If you are eligible for the Eva McDonald Prize, complete the
online application form posted by the university or submit the
application below to the Lifesaving Society detailing your relevant
leadership contributions, achievements and any other items of note
which would assist in the selection of the most appropriate