Angie Mindus photo                                 Valedictorian David Russell had the audience and students laughing during his speech given during the formal graduation ceremonies held for Lake City Secondary School graduates Friday, June 9 at the Cariboo Memorial arena.

Angie Mindus photo Valedictorian David Russell had the audience and students laughing during his speech given during the formal graduation ceremonies held for Lake City Secondary School graduates Friday, June 9 at the Cariboo Memorial arena.

Williams Lake supports a wide variety of scholarships for graduates

Williams Lake businesses, community groups and individuals supports a wide variety of scholarships for graduates

Approximately 105 Lake City Secondary School graduates shared in approximately $150,000 worth of scholarships and bursaries that were presented during the 2017 graduation ceremonies held the evening of June 9 at the Gibraltar Room.

“The School District 27 Scholarship Committee would like to thank the very generous local donors that contribute to the scholarship program,” says awards co-ordinator Jeannette Gobolos. The awards are as follows:

Alexis Creek Community Bursary: Blake Haley, Andrew Bayliff

Atlantic Power Corporation Scholarships: Sciences, Angela Melney: Community Involvement, Callie Franklin

BC Government Retired Employees Bursary: Julian Carrier.

Henry Bob Memorial Bursary: David Russell.

Bernard Boe Memorial Bursary: Patrick Kneic.

Nino Calabrese Memorial Bursary: Ryan Haskins.

Chelsea Albrechtsen Intergenerational Program Bursary (new): Cameron Sytsma.

Canadian Parents for French Award of Merit: Haley Strohschein.

Cariboo Bethel Church Bursary: Morgan Blois.

Cariboo Chilcotin Elder College Bursaries: Lukas Johnson, Coral Choi.

Cariboo – Chilcotin Principals’ and Vice-Principals’ Association Scholarships: Gina Davis, Callie Franklin, Brittany Parent, Jordan Bunce.

Cariboo – Chilcotin Teachers’ Association Scholarships: Callie Franklin, Jade Johnson, Taylor Nolin, Brittany Parent, Roniya Saccheti, Sarah Wright.

Cariboo Elks Lodge Bursary: Brittany Zimmer, Jack Jacobsen.

Cariboo Foundation Society Scholarships: Dayton Perry, Bethany Trenzek, Denelle Noskiye, Catelyn Ertel, Faith Outhouse, Kianna Haselhan, Rebecca Fraser, James Bings, Raegan Schofield, Emmalyne Grondines, Melissa Rispin.

Cariboo Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Bursaries: Catelyn Ertel, Emmalyn Grondines.

Cariboo Regional District Bursary: Angela Melney.

Cariboo Woodlot Education Society Bursaries: Angela Melney.

Douglas Castling Memorial: Denelle Noskiye.

Walter and Cathy Chernoff Leadership Award: Vittoria Durfeld.

Ryan Corbin Memorial Bursary: William Paynton.

Community Arts Council Arts Award: Haley Ramier.

Cynthia Dare Memorial Scholarship: Bailey Alexander.

Dawson Scholarships: Julian Lachapelle, Grace Outhouse.

Daybreak Rotary Club Bursary: Lukas Johnson.

Dhillon and Rai Memorial Bursary: Taylor Nolin.

Dunn and Coupal Bursary: Kianna Haselhan.

Gordon R. Elliot Memorial Scholarship: Russell Waterhouse.

Daryll Eriksson Memorial Bursary: Blake Haley.

Angela Fisher Memorial Bursary: Allan Stafford.

2004 Forest Capital Committee Scholarship: Angela Melney.

Wallace Evan Ford Memorial Bursary: Dayton Perry.

Shelley Fullerton Memorial Bursary: Brittany Parent.

FYI Doctors Scholarship: Serenna Sellars.

Irene Griffith Memorial / Glendale SchoolBursary: Quentin Deline, Nicola Gimbel.

Leslie Hall Memorial Bursary: Kona Kirstiuk.

Walter Hardy Memorial Bursary: Kiana Desmond.

Rusty Helgason Memorial Bursary: Julian Lachapelle.

Gordie Helm Music Spirit Award: Ben Lamb-Yorski.

Home Hardware Bursary for the Trades: Zeb Matherly-Shields, Kaila Melville.

Hub International – Barton Insurance Brokers’ Bursary: Emmalyne Grondines.

IKON Award: Callie Franklin.

Danielle Helmer Memorial Scholarship: Carrie Lange.

IOUE Local 959 Bursary: Taylor Nolin.

Glen Jackson Memorial Bursary: Kiana Desmond.

Knights of Columbus Bursaries: Ben Lamb-Yorski, Melissa Hadden, Emily Bechard, Conley Pinette.

Felix &Maisie Kohnke Memorial Scholarships: Kara Zavitz.

Fred &Masako Kozuki Award: Gabrielle Nustad.

Lake City Secondary School Leadership Bursary: Cameron Sytsma.

Lake City Secondary School PAC Scholarships: Alyssa Cheverie, Jacob Benedet, Haley Strohschein, William Paynton.

Lake City Secondary School Fine Arts Awards (band): Julian Lachapelle, Tavish Wherley, Sarah Whitwell, Raegan Schofield, Haley Ramier.

Lakers Car Club Bursaries (new): Justin Chamberlain, Jack Jacobsen.

Laughing Loon Restaurant Bursary: Tianna Frost, Hannah Champagne.

Nancy Leggett Memorial Scholarship: Kiana Desmond.

Levitt and Weingart Elite Rugby Players Award: Carrie Lange.

Likely – Xatsull Community Forest Ltd. – Likely Scholarship: Twyla Dunbar.

Lioness Club Bursaries: Trevor Chaffee, Brittany Parent.

Lions Club Bursary: Raegan Schofield, James Bings.

Little Mocassins Learning Centre Bursary (new): Brendan William, Kimberly Hance.

Joan MacDonald Memorial Bursaries: Teanna Eastman, Andrew Bayliff.

Masonic Order Bursaries: Jack Jacobsen, Mariah Garten, Hailey Richards.

McMechan Award: Russell Waterhouse.

Medieval Market Emerging Artist Award: Izaria Bowe, Ben Lamb-Yorski.

Myckatyn Family Scholarships: Chris Baye, Jesse Koechl.

Northern BC Winter Games Scholarships: Chris Baye, Coral Choi.

OK Tire Bursary (new): Leah Harry.

Old Age Pensioners Organization (Branch #93) Scholarship: Bridgitte Combs.

Order of the Eastern Star (Princess Pine #67) Bursary: Mariah Garten.

Order of the Royal Purple Bursary: Jacob Benedet.

Parent Support Group of Sacred Heart Catholic School Scholarship: Melissa Hadden.

Roop Rathor Parmar Memorial Bursary: Priya Parmar.

August Martin Piltz Foundation Grants: Hazel Rueger, Justin Chamberlain, Andrew Bayliff.

Pinnacle Pellet Renewable Energy Incorporated – Williams Lake Division Bursary: Devon Sandhu. PMT Chartered Professional Accountants – Robert A. Court Memorial Bursary: Rebecca Fraser.

Graham Pritchard Rugby Dedication Award: Spencer Holland.

Brett Preston Memorial Bursary: Avery Hennan.

Punjabi Sports Club Bursary: Patrick Kneic.

Ranchland Honda Customer Appreciation Scholarships: Chris Baye, William Paynton, Melissa Rispin.

RCMP Citizenship Bursaries: Sonia Aulakh, Faith Outhouse.

Trudy Redl Memorial Bursary: Jesse Koechl.

Right Photography Bursary: Kaleb Dodd, Patrick Kneic.

Riverside Legacy Truckers’ Fund Bursaries: Kiana Desmond, Alanna Walters, Jared Yuill, Anna Combs, Haley Ramier, Callie-Jo Hume, Kaila Melville, Joshua Phillips.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch #139 Bursaries: Anna Combs, Carrie Lange.

Satre-Graham King Bursary: Justin Chamberlain.

Gurbux Saini Education Fund: Raegan Schofield.

Jordan Siegmueller Memorial Bursary (new): Gina Davis, Joban Saini.

A.G. Scott Estate Scholarships: Dayton Perry, Tianna Frost, Emmalyne Grondines, Catelyn Ertel, Serenna Sellars, Coral Choi, Grace Outhouse.

Soda Creek Truckers’ Association Bursaries: Haley Ramier, Jared Yuill.

South Cariboo Bar Association Scholarship: Quentin Deline.

Rob Stobbe Memorial Bursary: Jesse Koechl.

Laura Kaufman Storoschuk Memorial Scholarship: Faith Outhouse.

Donald Sutherland Memorial Scholarship: Ryan Haskins.

Tasco Supplies Bursaries: Anna Combs, Callie-Jo Hume, Alanna Walters.

B.S.K. Tatla Bursary: Priya Parmar.

Lyman James Thompson Memorial High School Rodeo Bursary: Blaine Manuel.

Tolko Industries Ltd. Scholarship: Cameron Sytsma, Steven Rauchensteiner.

United Steel Workers Local I-425 Bursaries: Hazel Rueger, Tavish Wherley, Damien Damery, Grace Outhouse, Sarah Wright.

Jack Van Diest Memorial Bursary: Twyla Dunbar.

Kyle Vigeant Memorial Award for Citizenship in Sport: William Paynton.

Ronald and Jean Duncan Waite Memorial Scholarships: Gabrielle Nustad, Hazel Rueger, Sonia Aulakh, Jakob Larmand, Tianna Frost, Jessica Trueit, Tavish Wherley, Navjot Sandhu.

Weldwood Truckers’ Association Bursary: Kara Zavitz.

West Fraser Mills Ltd. Williams Lake Plywood Division Bursaries: Jakob Larmand, Bridgette Combs.

West Fraser Mills Ltd. Williams Lake Sawmill Division Scholarships: Ryan Haskins, Quentin Deline, Aidan French.

West Fraser Truckers’ Association Bursary: Bridgitte Combs.

West Fraser Truckers’ Association Scholarships: Madi Jasper, Kiana Desmond, Callie-Jo Hume, Kaila Melville, Paige Buller, Sarah Schmautz, Anna Combs, Patrick Kneic.

Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce Bursary: Melissa Rispin.

Williams Lake and District Credit Union Bursaries: Rebecca Fraser, Serenna Sellars, Bethany Trenzek.

Williams Lake Field Naturalists’ Bursary: Angela Melney.

Williams Lake Fire Department Auxiliary Bursary: Tallon Beaulieu.

Williams Lake High School Rodeo Club Bursary: Blaine Manuel.

Williams Lake Log Haulers Scholarships: Anna Combs, Michelle Ingram, Jared Yuill, Paige Buller, Kaila Melville.

Williams Lake Log Haulers Bursaries: Sarah Whitwell, Callie-Jo Hume, Madi Jasper, Haley Ramier.

Williams Lake Medical Staff Scholarships: David Russell, Hannah Champagne.

Williams Lake Minor Hockey Association Scholarships: Melissa Rispin, Kenny Lowen Memorial; Cameron Sytsma, Leon Whitford Memorial; Faith Outhouse, Leon Whitford Memorial; Patrick Kneic, Harry Buchanan Memorial.

Williams Lake Rotary Club Scholarship: Vittoria Durfeld.

Williams Lake Seniors Village Bursary: Callie Franklin.

Williams Lake Stampede Association Scholarship: Blaine Manuel.

Williams Lake Stampeders Hockey Club Bursary: Jay Roberts.

Williams Lake Studio Theatre Society, Biddy Jones Bursary: Hailey Richards.

Williams Lake Student Support Fund Bursary: Kianna Haselhan.

Williams Lake Tribune Bursary: Brittany Zimmer.

Williams Lake Woodlot W1579 Bursary: Angela Melney.

Williams Lake Youth Soccer Scholarship: Nicola Gimbel, Grace Outhouse, Melissa Rispin.

Bob Rogerson Memorial, Williams Lake Youth Soccer Scholarship: Patrick Kneic.

Ken Wright Memorial Bursary (San Jose Logging): Trevor Chaffee.

Wyse Family Bursary: Ryan Haskins.

Harriet Zirnhelt Memorial Bursary: Sarah Whitwell.

Zirnhelt Timber Framing Bursary: Allan Stafford.

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