A strong public education system is the cornerstone of a healthy and vibrant community.
The best public education happens when the community participates in its development to ensure that disadvantaged students succeed in school and that every student is prepared for adult life.
Our supporters make enhanced educational programs possible in the Calgary Board of Education and provide student awards, scholarships, and bursaries to ensure that Calgary students have the opportunity to achieve more.
This year, an EducationMatters student award recipient will be selected during the fall semester for the first time. The Laurie Sommerville Scholarship Award was established to recognize students who have the potential to successfully complete post-secondary studies, but may not be able to do so due to challenging life experiences.Read the article