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Western’s Ernie Tsu Leadership Student Award

By | May 15, 2024

Over the past twenty years a wonderful community leader named Ernie Tsu has coached the SR Girls Volleyball Team at Western Canada High School alongside school staff.  This year he decided to retire from this volunteer position. To honor the unwavering commitment and leadership Ernie has exemplified, the community of parents, former students, and teachers  Continue Reading »

Steven Irving Memorial Music Scholarship Fund at Bowness High

By | September 10, 2021

The Steven Irving Memorial Music Scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Steven Irving, a gifted musician who attended Bowness Senior High School between 1993 and 1996. His love for and appreciation of all types of music was demonstrated by his involvement in the Bowness Concert and Jazz Bands, where he played saxophone and keyboard.  Continue Reading »

Louise Dean School: The Accomplished Angels Fund

By | September 10, 2021

  Louise Dean School is a specialized Grade 9 – 12 education program for pregnant and parenting teens. Raising children can be difficult at any age, but becoming a parent before having the chance to finish high school presents a unique set of challenges for a teen mom.  Louise Dean is a compassionate and caring  Continue Reading »

Nickolas Paswisty Memorial Bursary at Jack James High School

By | September 10, 2021

  Nickolas Paswisty was a kind, gentle soul.  He loved his family and friends and had many friends who often referred to him as the class clown. He was very thoughtful of others, and always the first to lend a helping hand or provide shoulder to lean on.  His aspiration was to attend culinary school  Continue Reading »

Emmalee Cherweniuk Memorial Fund at Lord Beaverbrook High

By | September 10, 2021

In support of students at Lord Beaverbrook High School Some say that there is a new star up in the sky for Emma. To us, Emma shone as bright as the sun, eternally glowing with her smile as bright and warm as its rays. Our precious daughter, and sister, has now become our sun and  Continue Reading »

Tylena Readwin Memorial Scholarship at Bowness High

By | September 10, 2021

Tylena was an art major at Bowness High School with infectious spirit and humour. She was an inspiring artist with compassion for all life (human, animal and plant), wanting the world to be a more beautiful place for all to enjoy. Her passion was drawing and reading, particularly superhero graphic novels, and her goal was  Continue Reading »

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Lana Hanson Memorial Scholarship for CBe-learn students

By | September 10, 2021

Lana Hanson was an exceptional math teacher who inspired her students and colleagues at CBe-learn, the Calgary Board of Education’s online junior and senior high school. Her passion and enthusiasm for teaching, learning and the arts, was communicable as she awakened those who had the privilege to work with her to drive for deeper mathematical  Continue Reading »

Nav Ghali Memorial Scholarship at Forest Lawn High

By | September 10, 2021

The Nav Ghali Memorial Scholarship honours Nav, his innate ability to connect with everyone he came across, and his drive to better himself and the community around him. Nav was a son, father, husband and a well-rounded family man. He valued education and athletics, and his love for comedy was evident through his great sense  Continue Reading »

The David James Anderson Memorial Award

By | September 10, 2021

Quotes from a few students we’ve supported through David’s award: “My future looks so bright and promising because I have so much to offer in the field of work I am studying to be a part of… Hopefully when I am older I can help a student out like you did for me.” 2020 recipient  Continue Reading »

Arshia Arbabbahrami Memorial Award

By | September 10, 2021

On January 8, 2020, Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was shot down shortly after take off from Tehran killing everyone on board, including Western Canada High student Arshia Arbabbahrami. Arshia was a passionate user of the fitness center at Western Canada High School as well as a mentor and role model for the students in  Continue Reading »