LCS students receive over $32,000 in scholarships

With graduation around the corner, LCS students are receiving some big bursaries and scholarships.

LCS grad is happening this weekend, and the class of 2015 has already received $32,400 in bursaries and scholarships to help them as they prepare to take the step into post-secondary in September. This year’s recipients are as follows:

 

Harley Adams: BPO Elks Lorne Huddleston Memorial Scholarship ($500) and Lake Cowichan Kinsmen ($500).

 

Marigold Arbic: Bell Kretchmer Memorial ($250); Lake Bloomers Society ($200); LCS PAC ($500) and a VIU Scholarship worth $1,000 for a total of $1,950.

 

Kourtney Brooks: John Tuck Community Services Award ($750); Palsson/AB Greenwell Elementary Bursary ($500) and Women of the Moose ($500) for a total of $1,750.

 

Bailey Callihoo: Channon Gill ($400); Dogwood IODE ($500) and a School District No. 79 Scholarship worth $1,000 for a total of $1,900.

 

Lauren Frost: Beta Sigma Phi Bursary ($500); A. Brian Simmons Scholarship ($1,000); CVPVPA ($500); Kaatza Lakeside Players ($700); Raoula Peddersen Scholarship ($500); Lake Cowichan Kinsmen ($500); Lucille Smith Memorial Bursary ($500) and a School District No. 79 Scholarship worth $1,000 for a total of $5,200.

 

Lacey Grunow: Garnett Family ($500).

 

Maeve Hayward: Lake Dance ($600).

 

Tyler Hieta: Cowichan Lake Community Forests Cooperative ($1,000); Ken Long Fireman ($500) and Lake Cowichan Kinsmen ($500) for a total of $2,000.

 

Matthew Kercher: Darryl Smith Memorial ($200) and Shane Riggs Memorial ($300).

 

Cassidy Longbottom: Cowichan Lake Community Forests Cooperative ($1,000); Lake Cowichan Royal Canadian Legion ($500); LCS PAC Scholarship ($500) and a School District No. 79 Scholarship worth $1,000 for a total of $3,000.

 

Kendra Lovely: Molly Halton ($500).

 

Taylor McCormick: CUPE 5101 ($250); Lake Cowichan Royal Canadian Legion ($500); Cowichan Lake District Chamber of Commerce ($500); Claude Ruggieri Memorial ($500); Island Savings Centre Sports ($500); Town of Lake Cowichan ($500) and a School District No. 79 Scholarship worth $1,000 for a total of $3,750.

 

Aislinn McKeown Ferris: BPO Elks Lorne Huddleston Memorial Scholarship ($500); CUPE 5101 ($250); John Tuck Community Services Award ($750); Lake Cowichan Royal Canadian Legion ($500); Oscar & Kirsten Palsson ($500) and Grads of 2014 ($400) for a total of $2,500.

 

Samantha Oliver: Lake Cowichan Royal Canadian Legion ($500) and Cowichan Lake District Chamber of Commerce ($500)

 

Brayden Rowbottom: Jordan Melchior Memorial Trades Scholarship ($500) and Lake Cowichan Royal Canadian Legion ($500)

 

Charleen Tomlinson: Carpentier Family ($500) and Archie & Marie Greenwell ($300).

 

Alexandra Werk: Ram Johal Memorial Bursary ($300); Gerald Thom ($750) and a School District No. 79 Scholarship worth $1,000 for a total of $2,050.

 

Madisyn Young: BPO Elks of LC Ron Nielson Memorial ($500); Lake Cowichan Royal Canadian Legion ($500); Grads of 2014 ($400) and a School District No. 79 District Scholarship worth $1,000 for a total of $2,400.

 

The scholarships were awarded on June 4 at LCS’s annual Scholarship Night. LCS is also hosting an all school award assembly on June 25 at 9 a.m.