General News · 8th July 2012
Emily's family would like to congratulate the recipients of the 2012-13 Dr. Emily Ellingsen bursaries. These students will receive $1000 awards for the coming academic year.
Sierra Boudreau: International Relations and Geography at Mount Allison University (NB), Sept 2012 French Language studies at the Universte de Strasbourg
Martin Nikleva: Bachelor of Commerce, 3rd year at University of Victoria, accepted to UVIC School of Business
The selection committee continues to be impressed with the diversity of applicants' educational goals and the breadth of their community and volunteer involvement.
It is an honour to recognize and reward the achievements of Cortes Island students in Emily's name. Emily's life was an amazing adventure in education and she would be pleased to see this project supporting the educational dreams of others.
Our heartfelt thanks for the generous contributions from so many that have made these awards possible. We acknowledge the support of the Cortes Island School PAC and thank them for participating in the selection process.