CNA students awarded scholarships


11/5/2003 4:32:13 PM


November 5, 2003 - A number of provincial scholarships totaling $38,450 were recently awarded to 38 students at College of the North Atlantic.


Aliant Awards:

Excellence Award
Thorsten Fauser, a second-year Computer Support Specialist student at Happy Valley-Goose Bay campus, and Krista Austin, Electronics Engineering Technology (Biomedical II) student at Ridge Road campus, are both winners of the Aliant Excellence Award, valued at $2,500. The scholarship recognizes academic merit and is designed to assist students with tuition costs.

IT Award
David Randell, a Programmer Analyst II student at Prince Philip Drive campus; Robert Abel, a Computer Support Specialist II student at Happy Valley-Goose Bay campus; Michael Burton, an Electronics Engineering Technology II student at Corner Brook campus; Charles Wayne John, a Programmer Analyst student at Grand Falls campus; and Ryan Newbury, a Civil Engineering Technology III student at Corner Brook campus, are all recipients of the Aliant IT Award, valued at $1,000 each. This scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in the second year of selected programs at any campus of College of the North Atlantic. Ranked by highest academic standing, students nominated for this award must achieve a minimum weighted average of 75% and demonstrate financial need.

Women in Non-Traditional IT Programs Award
Margaret Moore, a Graphic Design student at Prince Philip Drive campus; Michelle Payne, an Electronics Engineering Technology II student at Corner Brook campus; Ann Hynes, a Computer Support Specialist student at Carbonear campus; Melissa Valverde, a Graphic Design student at Prince Philip Drive campus; and Chrissie Kerr, a Multi-Media (Courseware Development II) student at Bay St. George campus, have each received the Aliant Women in Non-Traditional IT Programs scholarship, valued at $1,000. This scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in the second or third year of non-traditional programs with a minimum weighted average of 75% and demonstrated financial need.


Hydro Group of Companies Awards:

Business Studies Awards
Melissa Crann, an Office Administration Executive II student at Clarenville campus, and Daisy Barney, an Office Administration Executive student at Grand Falls-Windsor campus, have both won the Hydro Group of Companies Business Studies Award, based on academic excellence, and valued at $1,000.

Technology Award (Year Two)
Scott Anderson, an Electrical Engineering Technology (Power and Controls) Co-op II student at Ridge Road campus, and Chantel Allingham, an Electronics Engineering Technology (Biomedical) II student at Ridge Road campus, are both winners of the Hydro Group of Companies Technology Award, valued at $1,000. This award is available to students currently enrolled in selected technology programs.

Technology Award (Year Three)
Neil Ward, an Electronics Engineering Technology (Computers and IT) student at Ridge Road campus; Jason McDonald, an Electronics Engineering Technology (Computers & IT) student at Ridge Road campus; and Amanda Stratton, a Civil Engineering Technology student at Corner Brook campus, have each been awarded the Hydro Group of Companies Technology Award for $1,000. This award is available to full-time students currently enrolled in year three after successful completion of year two of selected technology programs.


Newfoundland and Labrador Road Builders’ Association Scholarship
Ronald Wall, a Civil Engineering Technology II student at Corner Brook campus, and Stephen Fowler, a Civil Engineering Technology III student at Ridge Road campus, have each won the Newfoundland and Labrador Road Builders Association Scholarship valued at $1000. These scholarships are awarded for academic excellence to students in each of the second and third year of the Civil Engineering Technology program at any campus location.


CN Scholarship for Women
Carla Blanchard, a Manufacturing Operations Technology student at Corner Brook campus, and Colleen Fagner, a Heavy Equipment Service Technician student at Placentia campus, have both won the CN Scholarship for Women valued at $600. The award is designed to encourage women to seek careers in Trades, Technology and Operations.


Royal Bank Financial Group Cabot 500 Scholarships
Wanda Butt, a Community Studies II student at Carbonear campus, and Corey Wells, an Electrical Engineering Technology (Computer & IT) III student at Ridge Road campus, are winners of the Royal Bank Financial Group Cabot 500 Scholarships valued at $1,000. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, leadership in community/college life, and determination to succeed. One is issued to a second-year student, and the other to a third-year student.


Vincent Rossiter Memorial Scholarship
Susan Callahan, a Business Management (Human Resources) II student at Grand Falls-Windsor campus, is winner of the Vincent Rossiter Memorial Scholarship valued at $250, along with a one-year student membership in the Newfoundland and Labrador chapter of the International Personnel Management Association (IPMA). This award is available to second-year students enrolled in the three-year Business Management (Human Resources) program at Grand Falls-Windsor and Prince Philip Drive campuses.


Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Municipalities Award
Michael Dwyer, a Programmer Analyst Co-op III student at Prince Philip Drive campus, and Jason Peddle, a Programmer Analyst Co-op I student at Prince Philip Drive campus, are recipients of the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Municipalities Awards valued at $500 each. This scholarship is limited to the sons, daughters, or wards of elected municipal officials, and is awarded based on merit and the highest academic standing in the second or third year of a full-time, diploma-level program at College of the North Atlantic.


Centenary of Responsible Government Scholarship
Ten College of the North Atlantic students were awarded the Centenary of Responsible Government Scholarship valued at $1,000. This award is donated by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to assist students who are continuing studies beyond the secondary school level, and is based on academic achievement. Scholarship winners include: Trevor Stacey, an Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Technology student at Gander campus; Gillian Saunders, a student of the Community Studies program at Happy Valley-Goose Bay campus; Heather Beasley, a student of the Office Administration program at Burin campus; Keith Abbott, a student of the Business Management program at Grand Falls-Windsor campus; Deborah Brake, a student of the Business Administration program at Corner Brook campus; Stephanie Stoker, a student of the Textile Studies program at Prince Philip Drive campus; Rhea Manning, a student of the Early Childhood Development program at Prince Philip Drive campus; Lisa Bartlett, a student of the Fish and Wildlife program at Bonavista campus; Sheldon Parsons, a student of the Electronics Engineering Technology program at Ridge Road campus; and Nancy Newman, a student of the Business Administration program at Clarenville campus, are all recipients of the Centenary of Responsible Government Scholarship, valued at $1,000.

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