Students awarded scholarships
Joan Burke, Minister of Human Resources, Labour and Employment and
for Housing, today announced the recipients of Newfoundland and
Housing Corporation’s (NLHC) scholarships for 2004.
sponsored by NLHC
Each year, NLHC awards scholarships to high school graduates
pursuing post-secondary education. The scholarships are awarded
the Avalon/East, Central and Western/Labrador regions to clients’
employees’ children and adult clients returning to school. Each
is valued at $1000.
Commenting on the NLHC Scholarship Program, Minister Burke
congratulate this year’s scholarship winners and wish them well in
academic pursuits. They have demonstrated a clear commitment to
goal of attaining a post-secondary education. I’m sure that this
will serve them well in all of their future pursuits.”
The following are NLHC’s scholarship winners for 2004:
Eleanor Duke is an NLHC adult scholarship winner. Eleanor is
the Therapeutic Recreation Program at Keyin College in St.
Jacqueline Shannahan is an NLHC adult scholarship winner.
is a student at the College of the North Atlantic in St. John’s, where
she is enrolled in the Bio-medical Engineering Program.
Heather Marshall-Ryan is a clients’ children’s scholarship
is the daughter of Sylvia Marshall and a graduate of Booth Memorial
School. Heather is presently attending Dalhousie University in
where she is completing a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Christopher Hanlon is an NLHC employees’ children’s
and the son of Vince and Nora Hanlon. Nora is employed with
Administrative Services Division in St. John’s. Christopher is a
graduate of Holy Spirit High School and is currently enrolled at
University, where he is pursuing an engineering degree.
Jade Callahan is a clients’ children’s scholarship
is the daughter of Debbie Callahan and a graduate of Lewisporte
Jade is enrolled in the Legal Administration Program at Holland College
in Prince Edward Island.
Sarah Tubrett is an employees’ children’s scholarship winner.
the daughter of Denis and Leigh Tubrett. Denis is employed with
Grand Falls -Windsor Regional Office. Sarah is a graduate of
Valley High, Maple Division and is currently a student at the College
the North Atlantic in Grand Falls-Windsor, where she is completing the
College/University Transfer Year.
Sheila Hillier is an NLHC adult scholarship winner and is
the Bachelor of Nursing Program at the Western Regional School of
in Corner Brook.
Nikita Small is a clients’ children’s scholarship winner. She
daughter of Brenda Small and a graduate of Mary Simms All-Grade School
in Main Brook. Nikita is enrolled as a journalism student at the
of the North Atlantic in Stephenville.
Tonya McLean is an employees’ children’s scholarship winner
is the daughter of Rhoda McLean and Ken Coffey. Rhoda is employed with
NLHC’s Labrador City office. Tonya is a graduate of Menihek High School
and is presently attending Memorial University in St. John’s, where she
is completing a Bachelor of Science degree.
Winners of the NLHC adult scholarships are selected based on
that assesses initiative, need and community experience.
NLHC’s children’s scholarships are awarded based on the
results of the
Department of Education’s Scholarship Score, which is derived from a
performance on public examinations.
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