2016- Bill Clifford Memorial Assayer Trainee Scholarship -George Mendiola

Geroge Mendiola presented with scholarship cheque by Andrew Pickering, Operating Manager, SGS Burnaby.
George is an immigrant from the Philippines. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering at Adamson University in Manila, Philippines. He also completed the academic requirements for his Master's Degree in Business Administration at Bulacan State University, Philippines.

He worked at ALS Laboratory Group Mineral Division as a fire assay technician for more than four years and currently working at SGS Canada, Inc. as a sample preparation technician.

Presently taking Assayer Certification Program taking Module 5 - Contamination Sources and Laboratory Practicum and is preparing for the BC Certificate Theory Examination.

He is dedicating this award to his family, loving wife Allelou and sons Geo Allen and Georiaell.