In a large family such as ours, it is important to help and support each other and to recognize the qualities and accomplishments of its members.
Call for nomination of a candidate
to receive a "François"
We all know a
special member of the family whose talents, commitments,
creativity and tenacity are extraordinary. These people are
the source of admiration and inspiration for their families,
however their exceptional achievements are not always
acknowledged and recognized by the big SÉGUIN Family.
The Association invites its members to nominate a candidate,
alive or deceased, by forwarding a biography and other
related documents outlining why this person is worthy of
such an honour. This person will have had to have
distinguished himself/herself in the following fields: arts,
volunteering, bravery, culture, education, ethnology,
folklore, genealogy, language, trade, patrimony, society,
sports, family life.
The conditions/requirements for a person to receive a
the candidate must be a
Séguin or the child of a female Séguin.
the candidate must be
nominated by a member, in good standing, of the
the candidate must have
accomplished a deed worthy of mention.
the candidate must be
exemplary for the "Séguin" in the field for which he/she
is to be recognized.
the nominator should
submit a biography of the candidate and other pertinent
documents supporting the nomination.
the candidate must
agree to have his/her biography published by the
Association in whole or in part.
submissions must be
received before January 31 to be eligible for the annual
meeting in the current year. The other submissions will
be carried forward for consideration in the following year.
if the candidate is
deceased, the honours will be given to the family (the
person responsible for the nomination, providing he/she
is a member of the family).
members of the Board of Directors are not eligible to
submit a nomination.
information on this subject, you can communicate with the
submit your nomination by forwarding a biography and other
pertinent documents justifying your request to 15, rue
Jacqueline, Rigaud (QC) J0P 1P0 Canada
Don't forget our moto " Force and Generosity"
At a meeting of the Board of Governors of the Association, on November 15, 1998, the administrators have formed a committee to recognize a Séguin who has accomplished something praiseworthy.
On June 6, 1999, in Rigaud, QC, this trophy was designated as the “FRANÇOIS” trophy. It comes with a special certificate and is presented during our annual meeting. The “FRANÇOIS” trophy was designed by Marcel H. Séguin, member #513.
Click on the
picture to change its size and see a description of the «FRANÇOIS»
The first “FRANÇOIS” trophies were given during the 2000 annual meeting to coincide with the tenth anniversary of the Association in Rigaud, QC, on August 18, 2000.
The requirements to receive a «FRANÇOIS» are
The candidacy must be submitted by a member in good standing with the Association.
The candidate has to be a Séguin or the descendant of a Séguin.
The candidate must have accomplished something praiseworthy.
The candidate must be a good example for the Séguin family in his field of endeavor.