November 16, 2018
North Battleford, SK –North West College held their annual Entrance Scholarship Ceremony in North Battleford on November 16th, 2018. The program highlighted some of this year’s brightest and best students in North West Saskatchewan with the naming of North West College’s Battlefords Campus Entrance Scholarship recipients. Approximately $30,000 was awarded to 68 students attending the Battlefords 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:
· Sobeys Choose Excellence Scholarship: Tanisha Armstrong, Hairstylist Program
· Aaron Lowe Scholarship: Sarah Cole, Continuing Care Assistant Program
· Battlefords Adult Education Committee Scholarship: Desiree Olson, Hairstylist Program
· Kanaweyimik Child & Family Services Scholarship: Breanne Howrie, University
· Gold Eagle Casino - SIGA Scholarship: Melodie Laliberte, Continuing Care Assistant
· Gold Eagle Lodge Scholarship: Kaitlyn Murdoch, Business
· North Battlefords Elks Lodge #369 Scholarship: Amanda Schutte, Practical Nursing
· North West Career Development Partnership Try-a-Trade Scholarship: Marian Sinclair, Practical Nursing
· Rotary Club of the Battlefords Scholarship: Kendall Kahpeasewat, Welding & Ryan Dyck, University
· Stan Wychopen Memorial BBEX Scholarship: Ali Lesmeister, Business
· The Jim Pattision Broadcast Group North Battleford/ Meadow Lake Division Scholarship: Ali Lesmeister, Business
· Ultra Print Scholarship: Tanisha Armstrong, Hairstylist Program
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 are 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.
“The North West College Scholarship program is an important part of fulfilling our commitment to workforce growth and development within Northwest Saskatchewan. The caliber of our scholarship winners is excellent. We wish them the very best in the pursuit of their education and career goals.” Stated Jay Notay, President and CEO of North West College.
This is one of two Entrance Scholarship Ceremonies for North West College. The first awards ceremony was held in Meadow Lake on November 2nd, 2018 at the North West College Meadow Lake.
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