Thompson Rivers University vice-president of advancement Christopher Sequin presents Human Services Program student Tatijana Yung with the Alvin and Lydia Gruenrt Scholarship. The Gruenrts pledged $1.5 million to TRU to create awards for every faculty's best student.

TRU awards bursaries and scholarships

TRU in Williams Lake awards bursaries and scholarships

Thompson Rivers University awarded its 2012 bursary applicants Dec. 13 in Williams Lake. “This is where we always see the intersection of the community and TRU,” director Ray Sanders said at the award ceremony.

TRU vice-president of advancement Christopher Seguin congratulated the recipients.

“The donors have hundreds of options to choose from and they’ve chosen a human investment,” he said.

Recipients included: OA Pensioners Organization Bursary presented by Win Gooding  to Kimberly Thompson; TD Canada Trust Williams Lake Bursary presented by Tracey Froesee to  Michelle Jeff; Williams Lake Cyclethon Bursary presented by Roger Solly to Krysta Thomson; Williams Lake Daybreak Rotary Club Bursary presented by Connie Sauter and Lori Macala to Nichole Mack; Williams Lake Employee Bursary presented by Betty Turatus to Rebekah Abrahamse; Williams Lake Lions Club Bursary presented by Bill Fawcett to Konnie Solomon; Williams Lake Student Support Bursary presented by Charles Fawcett to Dana Sarauer; HR MacMillan First Nations Training Bursary presented by Sanders to Dustin Sargent and Raquel Harry; Dr. Jette Elsebeth Ashlee Memorial Bursary presented by Grace Simpson to Carolynne Sauve; Spectra Energy Awards presented by Dave Dickson to Ryan Drobot and Keith Koepke; TRU Foundation Gaming Award presented by Dave Dickson to Robert Telford; TRU Environmental Achievement Award presented by Dusan Magdolen to Caitlyn Hall; and Alvin and Lydia Grunert Certificate presented by Seguin to Tatijana Yung.


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