November 5

2018

North West College Announces Scholarship Recipients - Meadow Lak

November 5, 2018

Meadow Lake, SK –North West College held their annual Entrance Scholarship Ceremony in Meadow Lake on November 2nd, 2018. The program highlighted some of this year’s brightest and best students in Northwest Saskatchewan with the naming of North West College’s Meadow Lake Campus Entrance Scholarship recipients. Approximately $25,000 was awarded to 65 students attending the Meadow Lake campus. Recipients demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and commitment to pursuing advancement in post-secondary education at North West College.

The 2018 Major Entrance Scholarship Winners:

·         Meadow Lake Co-op Choose Excellence Scholarship: Edward Couillonneur, Welding Program 

·         Meadow Lake Kinsmen Club Choose Excellence Scholarship: Cara Thompson, Office Administration Program

·         Meadow Lake Lions Club Choose Excellence Scholarship: Kahlan Martell, Bachelor of Education

·         PineRidge Ford Choose Excellence Scholarship: Sabrina Lambert, Bachelor of Education

·         NWC Adult Education Scholarship: Sabrina Lambert, Bachelor of Education

·         NWC Board of Governors Scholarship: Hayley Zacharias, Bachelor of Education

·         Redhead Equipment Outstanding Student Scholarship: Kellie Iron-Derocher, Heavy Equipment & Truck & Transport Technician

·         Redhead Equipment Outstanding Student Scholarship: Chazz Mysko, Heavy Equipment & Truck & Transport Technician

Designed to give financial assistance, North West College Scholarship Program is helping support the next generation of creative thinkers and equipping them with resources to help advance their education. During the 2017-2018 academic year, North West College gave out over $104,000 to their students and is on track to give out $120,000 in the current academic year.

Scholarships at North West are made possible by gifts from individual and corporate donors, as well as a grant from the Saskatchewan Innovation & Opportunity Scholarships program, administered through the Ministry of Advanced Education. Through this program, the Saskatchewan Government matches every dollar the College receives for scholarships from its industry partners and private donors, thus doubling the resources to support even more students.

This is one of two Entrance Scholarship Ceremonies for North West College. The second awards ceremony will be held in North Battleford on November 16th, 2018 at the North West College Battlefords Campus.

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For more information, contact: 

Kendra Rowswell                                                                      
Marketing and Communications Officer                          
North West College                                                  
306.937.5103                                                                                

Kendra.rowswell@northwestcollege.ca