WindsorEssex Community Foundation Grants Over $19K in Scholarships

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The WindsorEssex Community Foundation Grants Over $19,000 in Scholarships to 13 Students Pursuing a Post Secondary Education

The WindsorEssex Community Foundation (WECF) has announced a total of over $19,000 in scholarships has been awarded to 13 students pursuing a post-secondary education in various fields of study.

“We are proud to be able to grant scholarships to eligible students pursuing their dreams by furthering their education at the post-secondary level. Through its grant making activities, the WECF is able to work with local families and individuals who want to support young people and have a positive impact on the future of youth in our communities.”

Lisa Kolody, Executive Director of the WECF

The funding is available through scholarship funds that have been set up at the WECF and include:

The Constable John Atkinson Memorial Scholarship Fund awarded two scholarships to Sarah W. and Victor M. both are pursuing an education in a law enforcement program at St. Clair College this fall.

Father Matt Sheedy Scholarship Fund awarded two scholarships to Lauren A. and Peter D. both recipients are pursuing a post-secondary education in a health-related field.

Gale & Irene (Knister) Taylor Scholarship Fund awarded three scholarships to students who are residents of Comber and are graduating from Tilbury District High School and Belle River District High School.

Harding Electric/Morris and Ruth Harding Memorial Scholarship Fund awarded a scholarship to Amelia S. enrolled in the Electrical Techniques Program at St. Clair College.

Hitchcock Family Foundation Scholarship Fund awarded two scholarships to Chelsey D enrolled in the Administrative Accounting Program at St. Clair College and Phoebe T. enrolled in the Welding Techniques program at St. Clair College.

Kolody Family Memorial Scholarship Fund awarded a scholarship to Maria S. enrolled in the Industrial Engineering Program at the University of Windsor.

Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) Centennial Scholarship Fund awarded a scholarship to Robert K. enrolled at the University of Windsor.

Shawn Boxe Memorial Scholarship Fund awarded a scholarship to Anya L. enrolled in the software engineering program at the University of Waterloo.

The WECF would like to congratulate all this years graduates and wish them the best of luck.

The WindsorEssex Community Foundation, originally founded in 1983 as Heritage Windsor, is a perpetual community trust for philanthropic purposes. It exists to manage donors’ legacy funds and make grants to support local community programs. Through grant making activities, the WECF is able to establish partnerships to assist a broad range of community organizations.

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