Mississauga career college offers full $15,000 program scholarship in
online Facebook contest.
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 13, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - National Academy of Health
and Business (NAHB), a leading career college based in Mississauga,
Ontario, is proud to announce the second annual Shape Your Tomorrow Contest, where one deserving entrant will win a full NAHB scholarship, worth up
to $15,000. The public will once again determine this year's contest
winner through an innovative online Facebook voting platform.
Last year's Shape Your Tomorrow Contest winner is a local mother of
five, Cristin Walsh, who won a full scholarship to her choice of
program, which ended up being the Personal Support Worker program. She is now successfully employed in her field as a Personal Support
Worker. You can hear Cristin's touching story of determination in her own words on Facebook and Youtube.
"With Mississauga's newly calculated $14.95 per hour living wage making
the headlines as the year closed, there are a lot of good reasons to
opt for training or retraining at a local career college like National
Academy for a positive career change," says Mark Harrington, NAHB
Director. "Less than a year from her first day as a National Academy
student, Cristin's undeniable success proves that it is possible for
anyone to improve their future career prospects with the right
Last year's contest saw 10 shortlisted finalists in a tight online
voting race, with some individual entrants getting up to 600 Facebook
votes! This year, the open call for entrants to the Shape Your Tomorrow
Contest will close Friday, January 29th at 5:00 p.m., and then the
excitement of the public Facebook vote ensues!
The National Academy of Health and Business has offered premiere healthcare courses, dental schools, business
training, law and enforcement career training since 1979. Using a Three
Dimensional Education approach to learning, the colleges strives to
prepare students for the workforce with a mix of theory, application
and practical, hands-on training. Extensive job search training is also
supplied, with a focus on developing a professional image and
marketable job skills. The National Academy this year also opened a
newly retrofitted, renovated facility in neighboring Hamilton, Ontario.
For more information please visit: http://www.nahb.ca/
SOURCE National Academy of Health
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