BURLINGTON, ON – June 16, 2012 - ScholarshipsCanada.com celebrates students and the power of influential educators by awarding The Dream Maker Award to a very deserving student AND teacher at Lester B. Pearson High School in Burlington, Ontario, on Friday June 16, 2012.
Leena Halees and her English teacher Sydney Thatcher were the first to receive The Dream Maker Award, unveiled during the school’s annual Curtain Call ceremony of achievement, talent and school spirit.
The Dream Maker Award, created and awarded by ScholarshipsCanada.com, gives students the unique ability to thank the teachers, professors, counsellors and administrators who have helped turn their dreams into realities.
|Left to Right: Chris Wilkins (President & CEO), Sydney Thatcher, Leena Halees, Ms. Halees|
Understanding that all greatness must stem from the ability to dream, EDge Interactive President & CEO Chris Wilkins, began his congratulatory speech by announcing, “ScholarshipsCanada.com began as a dream in 1994…”
Leena nominated Ms. Thatcher through a creative video describing her as “…an inspiration not only to [Leena], but to other students because of [Ms. Thatcher’s] belief in empathy, kindness, justice and the willingness to go beyond the call of duty”. See her full story here.
ScholarshipsCanada.com congratulates both Leena Halees and Ms. Sydney Thatcher on their award!
ScholarshipsCanada.com is an educational website designed to help students find scholarships, student awards, bursaries and grants. Students can search for scholarships by name, school, field of study and scholarship provider.
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