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Rotary scholarship awarded to three students

h e a l t h a n d environment, we took a with the Christmas
relationships, and trip to Nepal together Party, so I helped set up
k n o w i n g y o u r and there was an and run it," Stonehouse
boundaries. I was the earthquake shortly after s a i d a b o u t h e r
team lead for two years. we got back. So we set involvement in the
We also have a group u p a b u n c h o f community.
c a l l e d ( E P S E ) fundraisers to raise The scholarship was
Environmental Politics money to send over. My awarded to students
S c i e n c e E t h i c s . neighbor contacted me showing leadership and
Learning a lot about from the coal mine and community service
h e l p i n g t h e asked if I would help who are attending
school in the fall.


Mark your calendars!

Office re-opens August 24, 2016
Grade 7 Orientation - Thursday,
Sept.1 from 12-1 pm (Students will

receive their timetables and lockers)
School starts September 6, 2016 at
8:30 am

Lorraine Symes, with the Edson Rotary Club, presents Daniel
Handford, Carolyn Webb and Baely Stonehouse (left to right), who Accepting new students
were chosen for their commitment to education and volunteer work,
with scholarships to further their education. photo Deanna Mitchener Please call for an appointment

by Deanna Mitchener I am so happy to get money will really help a **Timetables will be available on the parent portal of
this, and that someone lot. I am starting off in
The Edson Rotary recognized how much I science and I worked in PowerSchool OR you can pick it up the first day of
Club recently awarded have worked and put t h e p h a r m a c y a t school.
t h r e e d e s e r v i n g into helping out within Shopper's Drug Store
s t u d e n t s w i t h the community. At my for a couple of years, so
scholarships for their school I volunteered to I'm planning on being a Small School Atmosphere -
h a r d w o r k a n d do a lot of different pharmacist. The couple
c o m m u n i t y things with the younger of years I worked there Big School Program -
commitment with grades, helping with was a great experience
m a n y h o u r s o f basketball teams, f o r m e . M y High Academic Standards!
volunteer work they volleyball teams, track involvement in the
have done. and field, scorekeeping, c o m m u n i t y w a s
The three will be and refereeing so they through school, doing 4912 12 Avenue, Edson, AB * Tel: 780-723-7437
splitting $5,000 equally could have the same Cool Camp that teaches
to help further their opportunities as I did to students in middle
education. Lorraine participate in sports. I school about sexual
Symes was pleased to am also involved with
h a n d o u t t h e our 4H Club and we do
scholarships to Daniel a whole bunch of
Handford, Carolyn volunteering around the
We b b a n d B a e l y area, highway clean up,
Stonehouse. dishes at seniors'
Handford is leaving suppers and other
right away for the volunteer jobs," Webb
University of Victoria, said.
after graduating from Webb has been
Holy Redeemer High a c c e p t e d a t t h e
School this June. University of Alberta
Handford said, "I am for a Bachelor of
absolutely thrilled, as I Education Secondary,
have wanted to go there and will be looking at
for years. I'm getting become a high school
the opportunity to live teacher, majoring in
beside the ocean and it m a t h e m a t i c s a n d
is really going to be a minoring in physical
wonderful experience. education.
Thank you for helping Stonehouse graduated
make that possible." from Parkland High
Webb graduated from School and is leaving
Holy Redeemer High for the University of
School and was excited A l b e r t a . " T h i s
to receive her first scholarship means a lot
scholarship. "This to me, university is so
scholarship means a lot. expensive and the
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