Lake Cowichan Secondary School graduating Grade 12 student Jordyn Wear is awarded a $20

Grads earn $47,150 in scholarships and bursaries

Lake Cowichan Secondary School’s brightest academic stars shone clear during the school’s annual Scholarships and Bursaries Awards Night, Thursday, June 9.

Lake Cowichan Secondary School’s brightest academic stars shone clear during the school’s annual Scholarships and Bursaries Awards Night, Thursday, June 9.

Dignitaries from throughout the Cowichan Lake area gathered alongside parents to cheer on those students receiving chunks of the $47,150 in scholarships and bursaries being awarded.

“I’m in awe of the generosity of every group and individual who has produced money for the future of our graduating students,” principal Peter Jory said.

It was fierce competition this year, Jory said, with many excellent students to choose from.

“You’ve been great to work with,” he told the students.

Bursaries and scholarships were handed out by various service clubs in the Cowichan Lake area, as well as businesses, personal, and taxpayer-funded awards.

The biggest scholarship of the night went to Jordyn Wear, who received a $20,000 Vancouver Island University Entrance Scholarship.

The students are set to graduate at the school Saturday, June 25. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m., with the graduation ceremony commencing at 12:30 p.m.

Tanner King-Nyberg

• Darryl Smith Memorial

Bursary – $200

• Shane Riggs Memorial

Bursary – $300

• Royal Canadian Legion – $500

Grace Shave

• Bell-Kretschmer Memorial – $250

• John Tuck Community Services Award (LC Lions) – $250

• Claude Ruggieri Memorial Scholarship – $500

Juliana Pool

• Kaatza Lakeside Players’ Sheila Kenyon Memorial Bursary – $250

• Mary Hoffmeister Bursary – $300

• Cowichan Lake Community Forests Cooperative – $750

Angelica Arbic

• John Tuck Community Services Award (LC Lions) – $500

• Molly Halton Award – $500

Ben Ericksen

• Class of 1956 – $500

• Lake Cowichan Kinsmen

Scholarships – $500

Taylor Poirier

• Lake Cowichan Secondary School Parent Association

Scholarship – $500

• Royal Canadian Legion – $500

Holly Hughes

• Cowichan Valley Regional I – $400

• Royal Canadian Legion – $500

Jinet Monti-Slatta

• Class of 1956 – $500

• Royal Canadian Legion – $500

Kelan Deigh

• Town of Lake Cowichan – $500

• Royal Canadian Legion – $500

Cody Hill

• School District 79 District

Scholarship – $1,000

Andrei Kondrackyj

• Carpentier Family

Scholarship – $500

• Lake Cowichan Kinsmen

Scholarships – $500

• Royal Canadian Legion – $500

Hailey Hudson

• Cowichan Valley Principal and Vice Principal Association – $500

• Island Savings Cowichan and Chemainus Valley’s 2011

Awards – $500

• Lake Cowichan Secondary School Parent Association Scholarship – $500

• Lake Dance Bursary for Performing Arts – $500

• Oscar and Kristin Palsson Memorial Bursary – $500

• A. Brian Simmons

Scholarship – $1,000

Linden Schultz

• Canadian Union of Public Employees (Local 606) – $500

• Lake Dental Health Centre Bursary – $500

• Royal Canadian Legion – $500

• Cowichan Dogwoods Chapter of IODE – $1,000

• School District 79 District Scholarship – $1,000

Bre Kitagawa

• Lake Cowichan Kinsmen Scholarship – $500

• Town of Lake Cowichan – $500

• United Steelworkers, Local 1-1937 Memorial Scholarship – $1,000

• School District 79 District

Scholarship – $1,000

Heather Couch

• Cowichan Valley Regional District

Area F – $500

• Garnett Family Bursary – $500

Jordyn Wear

• Beta Sigma Phi – $500

• Vancouver Island University Entrance Scholarship – $20,000

Tony Callihoo

•  Archie and Mary Greenwell

Bursary – $300

• Lucille Smith Memorial

Bursary – $500

• Cowichan Lake Community Forests Cooperative – $750

Suzanne Tardiff

• Cowichan Lake District Chamber of Commerce – $500

• Ken Long Firemen’s Memorial

Bursary – $500

• Palsson Elementary

Bursary – $500

• Vancouver Island University Entrance Scholarship – $1,000

 

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