Awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Dean of the Sprott School of Business, to the student who has achieved the highest marks in the course BUSI 3502 and BUSI 4502. Established in 1996 by Jonathan Stout Cunningham BComm/79, to encourage competition among students and to raise awareness of the securities industry as a career option. Endowed 2000. Revised 2006 and 2011 to honour Jon’s late mother Shirley Ann (Stout) Cunningham, who passed away in December 2009.