Williams Lake and District Credit Union is pleased to provide three $1,000 bursaries to Williams Lake high school graduates. Mitchell Wiebe from Columneetza Secondary School, and Robyn Ferguson and Selina Kreis from Williams Lake Secondary School were acknowledged at recent graduation ceremonies.
(Robyn Ferguson and CU staff member Diane Baerg)
Robyn Ferguson will work hard this summer before entering TRU Williams Lake in the fall. She eventually hopes to relocate in Kamloops to complete a Bachelor of Education degree at TRU's Kamloops campus. Robyn is a dedicated 4-H member, and enjoys singing in her spare time.
Provision of bursaries to local students is consistent with the Credit Union's commitment to support its members and their communities.
(Elaine Sager from CU and Mitchell Wiebe)
Mitchell Wiebe intends to take some time away from his studies to work for a year. Future plans for post-secondary education include attending UBC Okanagan to pursue electrical engineering. Mitch enjoys soccer, and is an active volunteer in Williams Lake, participating in the Big Brothers & Big Sisters mentoring program, Champions soccer camp and Camp Likely summer camp.
(CU staff member Maria Bengyik with Selina Kreis)
Selina Kreis was active with the WLSS rugby and volleyball teams. Selina's immediate plans are to travel to Europe where she and a friend will spend eight months.
Upon returning to Canada, Selina intends to enroll in Tourism College for flight attendant training.
She has given back to the community through volunteer efforts with Hero Holiday, the Salvation Army, and the Big Brothers and Big Sisters mentoring program.
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