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Commerce alumni place third at marketing competition

Michelle Yee, Sahar Jamal, Gemma Gadher and Steven MacLean in Cannes

Four Commerce alumni had the experience of a lifetime at the prestigious Cannes Lions Festival in France in June. In the Young Marketers Competition, teammates Sahar Jamal and Michelle Yee, both BCom’11s, won Bronze competing against 22 teams from around the world. The pair had won the right to represent Canada by placing first at the Canadian national competition. Capturing second at the nationals were Steven MacLean and Gemma Gadher, both BCom’08s, who won a trip to Cannes to observe and participate in events.