Local students share in UBCO scholarships

Aboriginal students scholarships awarded by the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society.

  • Dec. 4, 2012 8:00 p.m.

One Kelowna and two Westbank students at UBC Okanagan are among the school’s 10 recipients of aboriginal students scholarships awarded by the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society.

Administered by the Victoria Foundation, the scholarships in total amount to $459,000 for 167 aboriginal students in B.C. to support their post-secondary studies.

The student scholarship recipients from Westbank are Reba Ladron de Guevara and Jonathan McNulty, while the Kelowna recipient is Kailee MacIsaac.

The other UBCO students are from Vernon, Penticton, Kamloops and Lumby.

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