A record crowd of over 400 Acadia alumni and friends jammed the World Trade and Convention Centre on Saturday, April 21, 2012 to celebrate the 10th Annual Acadia Alumni Gala Dinner and Silent Auction. Hosted by CBC’s Peter Armstrong (’95), the evening honoured 2012 Distinguished Alumni Rev. Dr. Peter Paris (’55) and Dr. Cynthia Trudell (’74) and featured a reception, silent auction and raffle with proceeds to support financial aid for Acadia students. Pictured (from left to right) are incoming Associated Alumni of Acadia University (AAAU) President Hugh Bray (’75), outgoing President Charles Coll (’84), AAAU Board member Geoff Irvine (’87) and Gala Committee member Oonagh Proudfoot (’93) leading the crowd in a rousing rendition of ‘Stand Up and Cheer’. View our photo gallery.