Six students continuing their post-secondary education received bursaries from The Royal Canadian Legion’s Poppy campaign

Poppy chairperson Sharon Graham presented the bursaries.

Six students continuing their post-secondary education received bursaries from The Royal Canadian Legion’s Poppy campaign through the Sylvan Lake branch last Wednesday.

Poppy chairperson Sharon Graham presented $1,000 cheques to, in the back row, Bryce Hickey (Red Deer College, Business Administration), Katrina Johns (University of Alberta, 3rd year Bachelor of Science Nursing program) and Astrid McAllister (Red Deer College, Bachelor of Science Pre-Medicine), and in the front row, Bailee Mathers (University of Victoria, Bachelor of Science Psychology program) and Rachelle Janisse (Red Deer College, Visual Arts program). Missing was Dean Thiessen (Capilano University, 5th year Jazz Studies program).

Students are eligible for bursaries if they are the children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of Veterans or ex-service personnel of a Commonwealth or allied country, who are in need of assistance.


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