Los Angeles, California June 16, 2016 – The Academy of Canadians in Sports & Entertainment – Los Angeles (ACISE-LA) has announced today the Maple of Excellence honorees for this year’s 2016 Golden Maple Awards.
Amongst the honorees is actress Missy Peregrym, who will receive the 2016 Maple of Excellence for Outstanding Acting Achievement award for her diverse 14-year career in acting. She has been nominated for several awards including the 2016 Canadian Screen Award for her starring role in Rookie Blue which spanned six seasons on ABC. Peregym also starred in popular TV shows like Heroes, Reaper, The Chris Isaak Show, and Dark Angel…
Actor, martial artist, former model, and Online Celebrity Nick Bateman will receive the 2016 Maple of Excellence for Outstanding Social Media Achievement Award for his expansive work in film, endorsements, and celebrity status on social media. He has modelled for Abercrombie & Fitch, DSquared, Fila, Jockey, and Calvin Klein. Nick is also known his his lead in the popular cult film, HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN. Nick has two new films in the can: THEN THERE WAS LIGHT and AIRPLANE MODE.
Bateman recently reached 5 million followers on Instagram and 4 million “like” on Facebook.
The Maple of Excellence honorees were chosen by the ACISE-LA committee for their outstanding accomplishments in representing Canada in the United States. The honorees will be in attendance at the Golden Maple Awards on July 1, 2016at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills to receive their respective awards.