Roxanne Thomas of Corner Brook, and Connie Alley of St. David's are the
recipients of $750 scholarships awarded by Newfoundland and Labrador
Corporation (NLHC) for the Western/Labrador region. The winners were
today by Joan Marie Aylward, minister responsible for housing.
Students win scholarships
sponsored by NLHC
Each year NLHC awards scholarships to high school graduates
pursuing post-secondary education. The scholarships are awarded to
of clients, children of employees, and adult clients returning to
Awards are offered on a regional basis -- Avalon/East, Central and
Commenting on the scholarship program, Ms. Aylward said: "In
competitive work environment, having a good education can be a key
in attaining your goals. Congratulations to all of the scholarship
who are working so hard in their educational pursuits. I wish them
success for the future."
Roxanne Thomas, winner of the adult scholarship, is currently
Academy Canada in Corner Brook, and her program of study is Office
Technology. Ms. Thomas was chosen for the award based on an interview
assessed initiative, need, and community and work experience.
Connie Alley, daughter of Paula Alley, is the winner of an
children scholarship. She graduated from E.A. Butler Central High
in McKay's with an average of 90.5 per cent in level III courses.
is currently attending Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in Corner Brook,
she is enrolled in the Social Cultural Program.
There were no applicants for the employees' children
the Western/Labrador Region.
Winners of the adult scholarships are selected based on an
that assesses initiative, community and work experience, and
Winners of the clients' and employees' children scholarships
based on their overall average in level III courses. Applicants must
a minimum average of 75 per cent in final year high school courses to
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For further information, contact:
Madonna Walsh, Corporate Communications
Telephone: (709) 724-3059