Lakecity TRU students receive $18,000 in awards

The Thompson Rivers University Foundation is awarding more than $18,000 to 15 TRU students at TRU in Williams Lake today, Dec. 8.

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.