Hamilton career college offers full $15,000 program scholarship in
online Facebook contest.
HAMILTON, ON, Jan. 13, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - National Academy of Health
and Business (NAHB), a leading career college based in Hamilton,
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 Hamilton'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!
This past year, the National Academy of Health and Business opened a newly retrofitted, renovated facility located across from Gore
Park, which has already positively shaped Hamilton's downtown cityscape
and workforce. NAHB 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.
For more information please visit: http://www.nahb.ca/
SOURCE National Academy of Health
For further information: