Twenty one young students have been selected to receive Society scholarships for the 2012-13 academic year.
“I am very happy with the student participation in this program, and pleased that the Society is able to offer such a program to the sons and daughters of our members” said EVP Member Services Dennis Minello.
The winners are:
Future Leader Awards ($2,500)
Samhita Misra (Woburn Collegiate Institute, Scarborough)
Fabiola Limon Bravo (University of Ontario Institute of Technology)
Priya Khoral (Turner Fenton Secondary School, Brampton)
Joshua Miller (Westmount Collegiate Institute, Thornhill)
Kimberly Paxton* (Vancouver College of Counsellor Trainers)
Performance Excellence Awards ($1,000)
Victoria Zeppa (University of Ottawa)
Rona Ghanbari (University of Ottawa)
June Fang (Kincardine District Secondary School, Kincardine)
Kelly Kokus (Loyalist College/Brock University)
Gloria Wu (Markham District High School, Markham)
Nadia Shahjahan (McMaster University)
Marko Damnjanovic (Ajax High School, Ajax)
Eric Shi (Ajax High School, Ajax)
RaeAnne Pollard (University of Toronto)
Jade Anema (Holy Trinity Catholic High School, Simcoe)
Alexander Komosa (O’Neill Collegiate Vocational Institute, Oshawa)
Amy Beaton (Heritage College and Seminary)
Connor Scott (Western University)
Natalie Melick (Kincardine District Secondary School, Kincardine)
David Ou (North Toronto Collegiate Institute, Toronto)
Harley Fitzsimons* (Mentor College, Mississauga)
*Scholarships funded by the Pensioners’ Chapter for the children of their members
Congratulations to all of the scholarship award winners, and a big thank you to all of the applicants for participating in this program.
The Selection Committee consisted of Minello, Kelly Brace (Electrical Safety Authority), Andrew Stock (New Horizon), Elan Thomas (Kinectrics), and Bob Wells (Bruce Power). Staff support was provided by Cheri Funston, Elena Medina and Laura Langmaid.