2011 President’s Award (Humber College)

Awarded by the president of Humber College to a student who has contributed to his/her school and to Humber College, by demonstrating leadership and participation in both the academic and student life of the College, while maintaining a strong overall academic record.

2007-2011 Garfield Weston National Level Scholarship
In recognition of strong commitment to field of study and strong interest in making positive contributions to the community through leadership and volunteerism

2010 Edward L. Frankel Award (Humber College)
Awarded to a music student in recognition of community service, good academic standing, and strong performance ability

2009 Sabian Cymbals Award Scholarship (Humber College) Awarded to a percussion student with high academic achievement and performance skills

2007 George McCrae Award For musical excellence

2007 Principal’s Award for Student Leadership
In recognition of involvement as Music Council President at Malvern Collegiate 


Derek would like to graciously acknowledge the support of the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Counicl, and Canada Council for the Arts.