Mission’s Carly Erickson is now $2,000 closer to reaching her educational goals after winning the 2012 Envision Financial Education Award.
Sixteen of these $2,000 scholarships are awarded annually to secondary and post-secondary students throughout the province who are Envision members and have demonstrated outstanding scholastic ability combined with exceptional community volunteer service.
Erickson helps with yearly Christmas dinner campaigns which provide a much-needed dinner to homeless people in the Abbotsford/Mission area. She has also volunteered with Habitat for Humanity, travelling to El Salvador to help build homes in poor areas, and spent hours helping with community events and mentoring younger students.
Erickson a Hatzic Secondary graduate, is pursuing a bachelor of commerce degree from UBC, with the goal of becoming a corporate lawyer.