Children, Seniors and Social Development
July 2, 2019

The following is being distributed at the request of Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation:

Minister Dempster Announces 2018 NLHC Scholarship Recipients

Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation (NLHC) has awarded its 2018 scholarships to tenants currently pursuing post-secondary studies. Each scholarship is valued at $1,000.

Youth scholarships are awarded based on the results of scholarship scores, which are derived from a student’s performance on public exams through the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. Adult scholarships are awarded based on reviews that assess need, initiative, and community involvement.

The following are the 2018 NLHC scholarship recipients:

Youth scholarship winners:

  • Amber Beck, St. Lawrence, is a graduate of St. Lawrence Academy attending College of the North Atlantic.
  • Chandler Anstey, Grand Falls-Windsor, is a graduate of Exploits Valley High attending College of the North Atlantic.
  • Amber Curtis, Grand Falls-Windsor, is a graduate of Exploits Valley High attending College of the North Atlantic.
  • Ryan Lebrasseur, Labrador City, is a graduate of Menihek High School attending the University of Waterloo.
  • Marcel Pennell, Corner Brook, is a graduate of Corner Brook Regional High School attending Memorial University.

Adult scholarship winners:

  • Victoria Hynes, Grand Falls-Windsor, is currently attending Memorial University.
  • Jeremy Morgan-Chollet, Corner Brook, is currently attending Memorial University.
  • Victoria Dyke, St. John’s, is currently attending Keyin College.
  • Melissa Tippett, St. John’s, is currently attending College of the North Atlantic.

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“Education plays a vital role in our social and economic well-being, helping people reach their career and overall life goals and prepare them for today’s global economy. Through NLHC’s scholarship program, we are proud to provide opportunities and support to students pursuing a post-secondary education. I commend each of the winners for their commitment and dedication and wish them continued success in their academic pursuits.”
Honourable Lisa Dempster
Minister Responsible for the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation

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