Augustana Campus student awarded $1,000

A Sylvan Lake student has won an award for study at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus.

Christine Fontaine

Christine Fontaine

A Sylvan Lake student has won an award for study at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus.

Christine Fontaine, a first year Bachelor of Arts student, was awarded $1,000 for Honours, funded by the Augustana Community Endowment Fund Award.

Of 1,000 students at Augustana Campus, 320 have been awarded scholarships and awards during the 2012-2013 academic year.

Over $519,000 was provided by the University of Alberta and Augustana Campus in recognition of excellence in academics, fine arts, athletics and leadership. Support comes from generous donors, investment earnings on endowments and from faculty funded awards, according to a news release on the award.

Offering four year bachelor degree programs in humanities, social sciences, sciences, fine arts, management and combined science-education, the 100-year-old Augustana Campus in Camrose, is committed to providing students with a high quality, undergraduate education.