The Okanagan College Foundation is pleased to announce that 136 Okanagan College Kelowna campus students received a total of 173 scholarships and bursaries valued at $169,697 during the 2013-2014 academic year. Regional Dean Heather Schneider says these awards remind everyone at Okanagan College, and out in the community, that these students are making an impact well beyond the classroom.
“Our students consistently demonstrate incredible dedication to our community while also excelling in their studies,” says Central Okanagan Regional Dean Heather Schneider. “We encourage our students to be involved, to challenge themselves, and to achieve success. These awards are a recognition of their accomplishments, and encourages new students to follow in their footsteps.”
We spoke with Bachelor of Business Administration Honours student Amanda Wright about what it meant to her to receive two awards that recognized her commitments to philanthropy and academic success.
Read more in the press release.