Colwood firefighters support local learners

Ashley Anderson, Kira Chow, Amber O'Brien and Lisette Lockhart each won $1,000 scholarships

  • Aug. 13, 2012 2:00 p.m.

Colwood firefighters support local learners

First year for new scholarship program

As a part of a new initiative, four Colwood high school graduates have each won $1,000 scholarships from the Colwood Volunteer Firefighter’s Association.

Ashley Anderson, Kira Chow, Amber O’Brien and Lisette Lockhart received the award, which is open to graduating students who live in Colwood and are moving on to pursue post-secondary education. When deciding on recipients, an emphasis is given to students who have performed volunteer work.

The is the first year for the scholarship program.

In future years, the funds for the awards will be raised through the association’s golf tournament, held each year in mid-September. This year’s tournament is on Sept. 16 at Olympic View Golf Course.

For entry forms for the tournament call the Colwood fire station during business hours at 250-478-8321.

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