Students awarded scholarships from U of A Augustana campus

Six local students received scholarships from the Augustana faculty of the University of Alberta in Camrose.

Six local students received scholarships from the Augustana faculty of the University of Alberta in Camrose.

Chantel Helen Heier of Stettler, a first-year Bachelor of Science student, was awarded a total of $1,250 for an academic merit award, an athletic award for women’s basketball and a leadership award.

Rebecca Erin Gano of Stettler, a first-year Bachelor of Science student, received a $1,000 for an academic honours entrance scholarship funded by the Electro Tel Award to $900.

Luke Leibel, of Stettler, a second-year Bachelor of Science student, was awarded $750 for a leadership award funded by the Mark Hanson Memorial Award to $600.

Bettina Catherina Alder of Stettler, a third-year Bachelor of Science student, received a $600 athletic award in curling.

Brandan Jeffery Aspenes of Stettler, a first-year Bachelor of Science student, received a $500 academic merit award.

James Manalili Vallido of Stettler, a first-year Bachelor of Science student, was awarded $500 for an academic merit award.

These six Stettler students were among 336 students who received almost $440,000 in scholarships and awards as the faculty recognizes excellence in academics, fine arts, athletics, and leadership.

Augustana offers four-year bachelor degree programs in arts, management in business economics, music and science, and currently serving in its 99th year to provide students with undergraduate education.