Saturday, June 18, 2016 6:50 am ·  0 Comments
CFUW-Oakville has announced the winners of their 2016 awards. The scholarships which total $16,500, go to ten Oakville women graduating from publicly funded schools who intend to pursue post-secondary studies and to one mature student.
Students are selected on the basis of their academic achievement, community service and leadership. CFUW-Oakville raises funds for these awards through member donations and fundraising events. Melissa Vassallo donates the funds for the Access Award that she inspired.
CFUW-Oakville is a member of the Canadian Federation of University Women. The Oakville chapter was founded in 1949 and is a volunteer, non-partisan, non-profit, self-funded organization.
The eleven recipients of the CFUW-Oakville 2016 Awards are:
Mildred G. Allworth Award
Sarah de Souza: Oakville Trafalgar High School
University Entrance Awards
Michelle Armstrong: T.A. Blakelock High School
Meghan Demarais: Iroquois Ridge High School
Min Jung Kim: White Oaks Secondary School
Sydney McFarlane: Thomas Merton ALC
Sara Pilon: St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School
Jean Malcolm Smith Community Service Award
Robin Scheffler: Iroquois Ridge High School
Shirley Henderson Community Service Award
Christeen Salik: St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School
CFUW Oakville Community Service Award
Elizabeth Eunji Bae: St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School
Mature Student Award
Melissa Gil Duboc: Thomas Merton ALC
Access Award inspired by Melissa Vassallo
Bertina Lou: White Oaks Secondary School
Bertina Lou, Blakelock High School, Canadian Federation of University Women, Christeen Salik, Education Awards, Elizabeth Eunji Baw, Iroquois Ridge High School, Meghan Demarais, Melissa Gil Duboc, Michelle Armstrong, Mildred G. Allworth Award, Min Jung Kim, Oakville Trafalgar High School, Robin Scheffler, Sara de Souza, Sara Pilon, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School, Sydney McFarlane, Thomas Merton ALC, University Entrance Awards, White Oaks Secondary School