SD43 congratulates the numerous scholarship recipients in the graduating Class of 2017.
Over 300 scholarships totalling over $365,000 have been awarded to SD43 students in the Class of 2017 from district and ministry scholarships alone. On top of that are numerous external awards and scholarships from local, regional and national organizations which add several hundred thousand dollars more to the total.
Two prominent external scholarships earned by SD43 students this school year include the $100,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship to study Engineering Science at Simon Fraser University which was awarded to Gleneagle Secondary student Basil Giannopoulous; and the $100,000 Loran Award given to a student who shows strength in character, service and leadership and was awarded to Heritage Woods Secondary student Kieran Cyphus.
Congratulations to the scholarship and award recipients and to all our graduates of the Class of 2017. Best wishes on entering your next phase of life.