L.E. (Ted) Jones Award of Distinction: 2017 Recipient
Alex Perelgut (EngSci 1T6 + PEY)
Alex Perelgut has demonstrated a strong appetite for performing, creating and preserving the arts within and outside of the Skule™ community. He has been a cornerstone of the Skule™ Nite team for five years as a clarinetist, arranger, lyricist, band director and the producer of Skule™ Nite 1T7. He has helped the Skule™ Orchestra flourish since 2012 by acting as a performer, external relations officer and financial director. Through his efforts, he managed the budget through a period of shortfalls and increased the reach of the orchestra by pushing for greater audience sizes. Academically, Perelgut is an honours student and has built a strong record of professional experience including a Professional Experience Year (PEY) internship at ZS Associates, and summer work terms at RBC and the Sargent Group at U of T. He has also been involved in extracurricular efforts such as the NSight mentorship program and as an Engineering Science Ambassador.