Awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Dean of the Sprott School of Business, to the student with the highest academic standing who is proceeding from Third to Fourth year of the Bachelor of Commerce program with a concentration in Information Systems. Established in 1996 by Jonathan Stout Cunningham BComm/79, to encourage competition among students. Endowed 2000. Revised 2006 and 2011 to honour Jon’s late mother Shirley Ann (Stout) Cunningham, who passed away in December 2009.