Oakville students awarded scholarships through local club
Published August 19, 2021 at 7:58 pm
A local organization that provides students with funding support for their education announced its scholarship recipients for 2021.
On Thursday, the Oakville chapter of the Canadian Federation for University Women (CFUW) announced the 15 recipients who will receive a scholarship.
This year $26,000 was raised through donations and fundraising to help the students, which the CFUW-Oakville says is an increase from last year.
The young female recipients are selected from the city’s publicly funded high schools, based on high academic achievement, outstanding community service, and demonstrated leadership.
This year’s scholarship winners are:
RICHARD GARNETT AWARDS
Anna Klygina — Garth Webb
Alicia Barlow — Iroquois Ridge
JEAN MALCOLM SMITH COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD
Julia Seymour — St. Ignatius of Loyola
MILDRED G. ALLWORTH AWARD
Laura Hammond — Abbey Park
SHIRLEY HENDERSON COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD
Sharon Zhang — Thomas Blakelock
MIRIAM WHITE MEMORIAL AWARD
Minji Kwak — White Oaks
MELISSA VASSALLO ACCESS AWARD
Salina Tellis — Garth Webb
UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE CFUW-OAKVILLE ENTRANCE AWARDS:
Laura Legzedins — Abbey Park
Kiki Pugh — T. A. Blakelock
Aastha Vaidhya — Garth Webb
Emiliana Arrieche d’Empaire — Holy Trinity
Thisari Premawardena — Iroquois Ridge
Fiona Xie — Oakville Trafalgar
Ambra Pepaj — St. Thomas Aquinas
Aida Javan — White Oaks
The Oakville chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women was founded in 1949 with 54 charter members and is a volunteer organization.
The CFUW helps promote the pursuit of knowledge and education and encourages continuing education for women through the granting of bursaries and awards.
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