FREDERICTON, June 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Six New Brunswick students have been
awarded $2,000 scholarships from the Bell Aliant Pioneers of New
Brunswick Chapter 51 Scholarship Foundation.
The Scholarship Foundation awards annual scholarships to New Brunswick
students who are pursuing post-secondary education. Each applicant is
assessed on several criteria, including academic achievements,
community and school participation, plans for continued education,
demonstrated perseverance and the need for financial assistance.
The 2013 scholarship recipients include:
Allain Guitard, Fredericton
Malika Jammula, Moncton
Belinda Jones, Moncton
Marie-Christine Melanson-Mallet, Kingston
Kurt Stewart, Fredericton
Leslie Varney, Howard Brook
The Bell Aliant Pioneers of New Brunswick Chapter 51 Scholarship
Foundation Inc. was formed in 1992 with the goal of helping students in
the province with physical or mental challenges pursue their education.
Since 1992, the Foundation has awarded more than $210,000 in
scholarships to over 100 students in New Brunswick. The scholarships
are funded through tax-deductible donations, memorials, bequests and a
variety of fundraising activities.
About the Bell Aliant Pioneer Volunteers
The Bell Aliant Pioneers are a dynamic network of volunteers who move
those in need from adversity to achievement. They've been working
together for a hundred years now, and the positive impact they've had
on the lives of the people they serve is immeasurable. They're
confident in their ability to continue making the world a better place,
starting right in their own hometowns. Deeply connected to their
communities, each other and their sponsor Bell Aliant, they are
committed to meeting the unique needs of their local communities
through a number of grassroots projects and programs. The work of the
Bell Aliant Pioneer Volunteers contributes to Bell Aliant's overall
community investment program.
The Bell Aliant Pioneer Volunteers are part of the TelecomPioneers, the
largest industry-based volunteer organization in the world. The
TelecomPioneers boast nearly 620,000 men and women throughout Canada
and the United States who work together to make their communities
better places in which to live and work.
SOURCE: Bell Aliant Inc.
For further information:
Bell Aliant Pioneers of NB - Chapter 51 Scholarship Foundation