The Thompson Rivers University Foundation is awarding more than $18,000 to 15 TRU students at TRU in Williams Lake today, Dec. 8.
During the past 29 years the TRU Foundation has built a portfolio of $10.9 million through the generosity of its donors.
Last year the foundation raised just over $3 million from community donors to go toward student scholarships, financial need awards, capital projects and programs.
Jordan Archibald: Williams Lake Employee Bursary $253.48 and the TRU Foundation Open Bursary $550.
Rickey-Dean Baptiste: Spectra Energy Williams Lake Award, $1,250.
Tamara Brigden: K-40 and Kinsmen Clubs of Williams Lake Bursary, $1,337.56 and the TRU Foundation Open Bursary $160.
Chelsey Cardinal: TD Canada Trust Williams Lake Bursary $1,500.
Alysha Crosina: Bev Huska Memorial Award $500.
Paula Dodds: TRU Foundation Open Bursary $700 and Old Age Pensioners Organization Bursary $500.
Deanna Dormuth: Capital Power Corporation Bursary $1,000 and TRU Foundation Open Bursary $200.
Amber Dueck: Williams Lake Student Support Bursary $1,000.
Mark Gill: Dr. Jette Elsebeth Ashlee Memorial Bursary $1,000.
Alexander Hadden: Spectra Energy Williams Lake Award $625.
Justin Hadden: Spectra Energy Williams Lake Award $625.
Kimberly Kunka: TRU Foundation Open Bursary $1,000.
Kristen Morey: Williams Lake Cyclethon Bursary $416.56.
Shirley Nesse: TRU Faculty Association Bursary $1,000.
Kelly Therrien: Williams Lake Lions Club Bursary $1,000. and the TRU Foundation Open Bursary $500.
Two awards are also presented to Williams Lake students now attending TRU in Kamloops.
Haley Engle: Student Support Bursary $1,500.
Isabella Kreis: Williams Lake Student Support Bursary $1,500.