Mission Community Foundation has awarded $50

More than $50,000 given in awards to Mission students

Mission Community Foundation handed out its annual bursaries and scholarships this month.

  • May. 25, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Mission Community Foundation has awarded $50,500 worth of bursaries and scholarships this year.

During n awards ceremony at the Clarke Theatre on May 13, 50 Grade 12 recipients from Hatzic Secondary School (HSS), Heritage Park Secondary School (HPSS), Mission Secondary School (MSS), and Riverside College received financial awards.

Anyone can contribute to any of the foundation’s more than 80 funds, at any time, or establish a new fund to grow a lasting legacy, today and for tomorrow.

The list of 2015 winners include:


Adair Family Fund:

Kayla Shuurmans, MSS

McAllaster Treacher, HPSS


Carly Rae Jepsen Bursary Fund:

Brooke Webb, HSS


Circle of Wisdom Society Fund:

Kyla Borchert, MSS


Debbie Mattson Memorial Fund:

Mackenzie Schuurman, HSS


Dirk Boswyk Fund:

Alexandra McSween, HPSS

Wilfred Neumann, HPSS

Vincent Andruk, HPSS

Matthew Ursaki, MSS

Kristoff Iliou, HPSS

Ashley Matthews, MSS

Liam Johnson, MSS


Ellis Family Fund:

Riley Weymann, HPSS


Fenmo Boswyk Music Fund:

Jessica Sheffield, HPSS

Hallie Bryant Rounthwaite, MSS

Nahalie Alves, HPSS


Finch Family Fund:

Shaylene Wangler, MSS


Hollister UFV Science & Technological Entry Level Scholarship Fund (Hatzic):

Samantha Thirkell, HSS


Hollister UFV Science & Technological Entry Level Scholarship Fund (Mission):

Tye Petty, MSS


Jim Slusarchuk Memorial Fund:

Kara Williams, HSS


Leduc Fund:

Beatriz Tusi,MSS


Margaret Erskine Bursary Fund:

Sydney Power, HSS

Mason Young, HPSS

Vanessa Giesbrecht, HPSS


Mission Hillstompers Terry Cox Athletic Bursary Fund:

Rebecca Chappell-Moss, HPS


Robin and Fran Sorrell Fund:

Vanessa Giesbrecht, HPSS



Albert McMahon Memorial Fund:

Travis Arcand, MSS


Derrough Fund:

Thomas Van Vliet, Riverside


Elizabeth O. Stevens Memorial Fund:

Victoria Fryer, HPSS

Mhairi MacDonald, HPSS



Esther Claire Kathleen Clemo Scholarship Fund:

Melissa Muise, MSS

Amol Litt, MSS



Michael & Cynthia Butcher Fund:

Anna Neufeld, HPSS


SU#30 Robson Family Fund:

Eunmin (Esther) Cho, HPSS



Hannah Dodd Memorial Scholarship Fund:

Tia Young, MSS



John and BJ Pearson Fund:

Laura Johnston, MSS



Marco Corbin Scholarship Fund:

Samantha Wood-Gaines, HPSS



Jack Cannon Memorial Fund:

Mackenzie Simon, MSS



Aldergrove Credit Union:

Gillian Forstbauer, MSS

Jensen Kirby, MSS

Anyssa Meyer, MSS



Business & Professional Women’s Club of Mission:

Christina Diewold, MSS


Mission Auxiliary Healthcare:

Skyla Brandy, HSS

Hannah Young, HPSS

Vanessa Niedzielski, HPSS


SU#19 Mission Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Legacy Fund:

Marlies Kerkhoven, HSS


Mission Rotary Club (Midday):

Euijin (Danny) Jung, MSS

Kirendeep Dhaliwal, MSS


Mission Rotary Club (Sunrise):

Min Byol (Amy) Kim, HPSS

Seong-Hoon Jung, MSS


Albert McMahon Mission City Rotary Club Fund:

Connor Funk, HPSS


(Each student received $1,000 except for  Connor Funk who received $1,500 and Samantha Thirkell and Tye Petty each received $1,000 plus their first year’s tuition waived at UFV.)



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