Named in honour of Ken McCarter, an NBS Board Director for eight years, the Ken McCarter Award for Distinguished NBS Alumni acknowledges contributions made by NBS alumni across all sectors and disciplines around the globe.
Canada’s National Ballet School is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2023 Ken McCarter Award for Distinguished NBS Alumni. On and beyond the stage, across Canada and around the world, NBS alumni enrich their communities and break new ground in their chosen fields. The Ken McCarter Award is a way to celebrate their achievements and inspire the next generation of NBS grads.
Excellence: the nominee has demonstrated excellence in a chosen field of endeavour
Inspiration: the nominee’s accomplishments will serve as a source of inspiration for current NBS students
Public service: the nominee’s accomplishments have moved the world forward in a meaningful and distinctive way
Impact of NBS Education: the nominee’s chosen career path was influenced by the education received at NBS
Courage: the nominee has shown courage in following a particular path
This year, we celebrate the extraordinary accomplishments of researcher-educator Norma Sue Fisher-Stitt and expert physiatrist Paul Winston.