Local 500 Scholarship and Bursary Award Winners - 2018
September 28, 2018 at 3:45 PM
The Les Butterworth Scholarship and Bursary Program is an annual event sponsored by CUPE Local 500. The fund helps union members and their families defray the cost of higher education.
This year, one scholarship of $1,500 and three bursaries of $900 were awarded at a dinner held on September 27 at the RBC Winnipeg Convention Centre.
The scholarship, which is awarded on the basis of academic achievement, went to Katherine Tines. Katherine is enrolled in the Asper School of Business. She is a Local 500 member working in the Community Services Department at the City of Winnipeg.
The bursaries are awarded on the basis of good academic standing with consideration of financial need.
Here are the bursary award winners for 2018:
Naomi Brodland is enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing at Red River Community College. She is a Local 500 member working in the Community Services Department and at the Assiniboine Park Conservancy.
Terra Jentsch is enrolled in the Faculty of Science – Computer Science at the University of Manitoba. Her sister Aurora is a Local 500 member working in the Property Assessment Department at the City of Winnipeg.
Greg Toews is enrolled in the College of Rehabilitation Sciences where his is completing his Masters of Occupational Therapy at University of Manitoba. He is a Local 500 member working in the Community Services Department at the city of Winnipeg.
Congratulations to the 2018 award winners!
2018 Scholarship and Bursary Award Winners:
(L-R) Katherine Tines (Scholarship), Naomi Brodland (Bursary), Terra Jentsch (Bursary)
Greg Toews (Bursary).