For Immediate Release:

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

NAPE Awards 22 Scholarships Totaling $11,000 to Students Across the Province

St. John’s, NL – The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE) has awarded 22 scholarships totaling $11,000 to students pursuing a post-secondary education. NAPE annually awards scholarships to children and dependents of NAPE members pursuing a post-secondary education. Each scholarship is valued at $500.

“We are delighted to offer these scholarships each year to recognize the outstanding talent of the youth of our province and our union,” said NAPE president Jerry Earle. “I congratulate each of the scholarship recipients and wish them the very best as they move forward with their educational pursuits.”

Recipients of this year’s scholarships are:

Emmanuel Strickland Scholarship: Amanda Dalton (St. John’s)

Max Dyke Scholarship: Natasha Lawlor (Springdale)

Judge Wm. Browne Scholarship: Chandler White (Stephenville)

NAPE Regional and At-Large Scholarships:

Region 1           Mackenzie Hynes                      Corner Brook

Region 2           Brady McCabe                          Happy Valley

Region 3           Katherine Stoodley                    Milltown

Region 4           Jasmine Eastman                      Gander

Region 5           Megan Seymour                        Carbonear

Region 6           Alex Olenick                              St. John’s

Region 7           Jasmine Sheppard                    St. John’s

Region 8           Dilan Simms                             St. Anthony

Region 9           Moya Spencer                           Burin

At-Large            Mackenzie Downey                    CB Centre

Carly Gillingham                        Gander

Stephanie Tuck                         St. John’s

Emily Laite                                Gander

Kelly Jewer                               Grand Falls

Riley Power                               Stephenville

Leah Aruni Paranavitana St. John’s

Joshua Joseph Cole                  St. John’s

Emily Houlihan                          Whitbourne

Josie Ellis                                 Clarenville

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For further information please contact:

Keith Dunne, NAPE Campaigns and Communications Coordinator

(phone) 709.570.2501                (cell) 709.631.9737                     (e-mail)