Four young people from Stettler are among 320 University of Alberta Augustana Campus students who have received scholarships and awards for the 2012-13 academic year:
Andrea Benoit, a third-year music student, was awarded a total of $1,325 for voice and choral, funded by the Erik Mygind Memorial Music Scholarship and an Augustana Faculty Fine Arts Award in choral.
Timothy Faltin, a first-year science student, was awarded a total of $1,300 for honours and choral, funded by an Augustana Faculty Honours Entrance Scholarship and an Augustana Faculty Fine Arts Award in choral.
Kiera Lotoski, a first-year science student, was awarded a total of $2,200 for honours and volleyball, funded by the Augustana Community Endowment Fund Award and an Augustana Faculty Award in volleyball.
Lonneke Nooijen, a first-year science student, was awarded a total of $1,000 for honours, funded by the Augustana Community Endowment Fund Award.
More than $519,000 was provided by the University of Alberta and Augustana Campus in recognition of excellence in academics, fine arts, athletics, and leadership. Support comes from generous donors, investment earnings on endowments, and from faculty funded awards.
In a news release, the university promotes itself:
“The Augustana Advantage: The Best of Both Worlds. Earn a degree from the University of Alberta — one of the top five universities in Canada — in a welcoming, close-knit campus community of professors and fellow students from across Alberta and around the world.
“Offering four-year bachelor degree programs in humanities, social sciences, sciences, fine arts, management and combined science/education, the 100-year-old Augustana Campus in Camrose is committed to providing students with a high-quality undergraduate education.”