Today, June 8 – World renowned soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian received an Honorary Doctorate from Wilfried Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada, during the commencement ceremonies of the faculties of Education and Music. 

President and Vice-Chancellor of the university, Dr. Max Blouw, presented Isabel Bayrakdarian to the Chancellor Dr. Michael Lee-Chin for the degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris cause. Dr. Glen Carruthers, Dean of the Faculty of Music read the citation and finally the academic hood was invested upon Isabel by Ms. Gohar Ashoughian, the University Librarian.

 After receiving her Doctorate degree, Dr. Isabel Bayrakdarian gave a very inspiring speech to the new graduates.

 Our sincere CONGRATULATIONS go to Dr. Bayrakdarian. Նորանոր յաջողութիւններ։