Members of the Delia School 2019 grad class have received over $100,000 in post secondary scholarships.
“We are very proud of our students,” said Delia School Principal Ryan Duckworth. “Three members of the grad class in particular have received extremely noteworthy scholarships.”
Principal Ryan Duckworth presented Carter Reed (left), Alia Nielsen (middle) and Darcee Hall (right) with honours certificates during the Annual Delia School Awards Ceremony on December 20, 2019.
Carter Reed received the Bayer Crop Science Scholarship and the Elmer & Ona Hanson Memorial Scholarship. Reed is studying Plant/Soil Science at Lethbridge College.
Darcee Hall received the Hayley Wickenheiser Scholarship, the Alberta Women’s Hockey Scholarship, Windsor Lansers Hockey Scholarship and the Carl Linden Alberta Baseball Scholarship. Hall is studying Psychology at the University of Windsor.
Alia Nielsen, who is studying Engineering at the University of Calgary, achieved the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarship which is a prestigious scholarship awarded to 50 graduates from across Canada enrolling in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics. She was also awarded the Unified Sports Leader Inclusion Scholarship and was a semi-finalist for the Loran Scholarship Foundation which looks at a student’s character, service and promise of leadership.
The three students also received various scholarships from the Delia Elks, the Delia Ag Society and PLSD.
“We are extremely proud of all of our graduates, whether they receive scholarships, attend post-secondary education, enter apprentice programs, or work for a year,” explains Duckworth. “We have amazing students and they should all be proud of their hard work.”