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David M Bayne Legacy Bursary

Supports post-secondary students facing barriers to advancing their tourism and hospitality careers in Banff National Park.

For students pursuing post-secondary studies, with a focus on residents of Exshaw and Lac des Arcs.

Supports Bow Valley individuals striving to achieve big dreams and to live inspirationally.

Supports Banff students actively pursuing educational goals that are practical and that will prepare the candidate for real world success.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2023 Scholarship Recipients

DAVID M BAYNE LEGACY FUND BURSARY

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Olivia Baker
Culinary Management, Fanshawe College

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"I am honoured to be one of the David M. Bayne Legacy Fund Bursary recipients. This incredible scholarship enables both myself and other tourism and hospitality students to flourish and advance our post-secondary education and future careers."

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Enrico Crisostomo 
Hospitality and Tourism Management, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

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"Receiving this scholarship will enable me to use my gifts and talents to better serve the Canadian community. This is a life-changing opportunity that I will not take for granted."

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Lorrie O’Brien
Forest Therapy Guide Certification Training, Association of Nature and Forest Therapy

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"This bursary will aid me to pursue my certification as a Nature and Forest Therapy Guide and to offering my services to help others realize the many benefits of nature."

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Will Pentland
Five-Year Concurrent Program — BEd in ESL (Elementary)/BA in Canadian Studies, University of Calgary

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"Through the David M.Bayne Legacy Fund, I have been provided with the opportunity to pursue my passion — teaching others about my home!"

Lafarge Education Endowment

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Avery Bennett
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of British Columbia

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"Earning this scholarship proves my community believes in my future aspirations, and I am excited to pay it back to them by further contributing to society."

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Cohen Hay
Bachelor of Engineering, Concordia University

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“I am thrilled that the Lafarge Endowment Scholarship is supporting my academic journey and helping me realize my dreams.”

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Will O’Brien
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Alberta

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“I feel privileged to receive support from the Lafarge Endowment Scholarship; I am even more invigorated to pursue my dreams.”

Marika Laub Memorial Scholarship

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Janine Giles
Bachelor of Education, University of Calgary

 

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“The Marika Laub Memorial Scholarship is meaningful community support that comes at a critical time in my life as I pivot towards being a high school teacher and sports coach.”

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Eli Whittington
Bachelor’s Degree in the Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary

 

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“I am beyond grateful for the Marika Laub Memorial Scholarship as it reflects the incredible support I have received from the Bow Valley community and this scholarship further motivates me to live an active and energetic lifestyle while pursuing university.”

Christie Foreman and Christopher Wong Scholarship

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Dayna Geyer
Dental Hygiene program, Canadian National Institute of Health

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“I am truly honoured to be selected for the Christie Foreman & Christopher Wong Scholarship Program. It feels amazing to be recognized for my contributions to our community and with the help of this scholarship I hope to continue to give back to it. I am so grateful for this opportunity and it has alleviated the financial strain that comes with post-secondary education.” 

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