Impressive totals for Chemainus Secondary students in scholarships and bursaries

Community provides abundant funds toward post-secondary education

Jennifer Mahon was awarded $7,750 in scholarship and bursary money.

Jennifer Mahon was awarded $7,750 in scholarship and bursary money.

A generous community of organizations and individuals contributed a total of $73,600 in scholarships and bursaries to the Chemainus Secondary School graduating class of 2021.

Jennifer Mahon was at the top of the grad list in monetary awards with $7,750 toward her future education, with Sian Diewert receiving only a fraction less at $7,500.

Mahon received a $5,000 Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary Bursary, a $1,500 Chemainus Health Care Foundation Bursary and a $1,250 Cowichan Valley School District Scholarship.

Diewert was awarded a $5,000 Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary Bursary, a $1,500 Chemainus Health Care Foundation Scholarship and a $1,000 Chemainus Seniors Drop-In Centre Bursary.

Other recipients and the amount of their awards were:

Emma Wilson $6,500 (Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary Bursary $5,000; Chemainus Health Care Foundation Bursary $1,500).

Melanie Cheng $5,550 (Chemainus Health Care Foundation Bursary $1,500; Chemainus Doctors Health Sciences Scholarship $750; Chemainus Legion Branch 191 Fine Arts Bursary $700; Tom Walker Forest Legacy Fund Bursary $600; Chemainus Firefighters Bursary $500; Chemainus Rotary Club John Dove Memorial Bursary $500; Chemainus Secondary PAC Bursary $500; Manfred Maier Bursary $500).

Camille Storteboom $4,950 (Hugo Lebitschnig Memorial Bursary – Crofton Community Centre $2,000; Cowichan Valley School District Scholarship $1,250; Eagles Auxiliary #4400 Bursary $1,000; Crofton Elementary Merri Lau Memorial Bursary $400; THESA $300).

Brianne Pamminger $4,850 (Harbans Manhas Memorial Bursary $1,500; Cowichan Valley School District Scholarship $1,250; Beta Sigma Phi Sorority Bursary $500; Chemainus Secondary School PAC Bursary $500; Cowichan Valley Division of Family Practice Bursary $500; Saltair Community Award $500; Brock McLeod Memorial Bursary $100).

Rebecca Rhode $4,500 (Cowichan Valley School District Scholarship $1,250; Chemainus Seniors Drop-In Centre Bursary $1,000; Roane Family Bursary $1,000; 49th Parallel Grocery Chemainus Bursary $500; Chemainus Masonic Lodge $500; Chemainus Elementary PAC Bursary $250).

Joey Knowles $3,950 (Thetis Island Community Fund Bursary $1,500; Cowichan Valley School District Scholarship $1,250; Thetis Island CVRD Community Bursary $500; Thetis Island Parent’s Association Bursary $500; Jorden Scott Memorial Bursary $200).

Chayla Pollock $3,900 (Cowichan Valley School District Scholarship $1,250; United Steelworkers Local 1-1937 Bob Freer, Ernie Freer, Jack Mumm, Syd Thompson and Bill Wilson Memorial Scholarship $1,250; Nessie Vye Memorial Bursary – Crofton Community Centre $1,000; Crofton Elementary Merri Lau Memorial Bursary $400).

Hanna Starkie $3,650 (Cowichan Valley School District Scholarship $1,250; Don and Dorothy Craig Memorial Bursary $1,000; Paige Whitelaw Memorial Bursary $750; Chemainus Rotary Club Jessie Price Memorial Bursary $400; Chemainus Elementary PAC Bursary $250).

Justice Waller $3,400 (Alexander Wilson Bursary $1,000; Duncan Elks Lodge Bursary $1,000; Chemainus Harvest House Community Bursary $500; Chemainus Secondary PAC Bursary $500; Chemainus Rotary Club Larry Nancarrow Memorial Bursary $400).

Mackenna Girdlestone $3,250 (Eagles Auxiliary #4400 Bursary $1,000; Crofton Catering Group Bursary – Crofton Community Centre Society $1,000; Cowichan Valley School District Scholarship $1,250).

Cameron Loeffen $3,200 (Cowichan Valley School District Scholarship $1,250; Paige Whitelaw Memorial Bursary $750; Chemainus Legion Branch 191 Bursary $700; Cowichan Valley Principal and Vice Principal Association Award $500).

Nina Bumstead $2,300 (Cowichan Valley School District Scholarship $1.250; Family and Friends of Ryan Clark Memorial Bursary $750; Chemainus Secondary Concert Band Bursary $300).

Danielle Della Cruz $1,500 (Cowichan Valley School District Scholarship $1,250; Friends of Devon Sanchez Memorial Bursary $250).

Gracie Dougan $1,350 (Eagles Auxiliary #4400 Bursary $1,000; Cowichan Eyecare Scholarship $350).

Rory Hopkins $1,100 (Shannon McClelland-Miller Special Bursary $1,000; Shannon McClelland-Miller Bursary $100).

Grace Powell $1,000 (Roane Family Bursary $1,000).

Bridget Rioux $500 (WEX Bursary $500).

Cerah Bennett $100 (Shannon McClelland-Miller Bursary $100).

Manni Bohmer $100 (Shannon McClelland-Miller Bursary $100).

Riley Spenner $100 (Shannon McClelland-Miller Bursary $100).

Asa Sweet $100 (Shannon McClelland-Miller Bursary $100).

A $2,500 Chemainus Rotary Scholarship is still to be awarded.

EducationGraduation 2021ScholarshipsSchools

 

Sian Diewert was awarded $7.500 in scholarship and bursary money.

Sian Diewert was awarded $7.500 in scholarship and bursary money.

Emma Wilson received $6,500 in scholarship and bursary money.

Emma Wilson received $6,500 in scholarship and bursary money.

Be Among The First To Know

Sign up for a free account today, and receive top headlines in your inbox Monday to Saturday.

Sign Up with google Sign Up with facebook

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Reset your password

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

A link has been emailed to you - check your inbox.



Don't have an account? Click here to sign up
Pop-up banner image