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LOYALIST COLLEGE ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF THE FIFTY 50TH ANNIVERSARY $1,000 ENTRANCE AWARDS

October 04, 2017

Belleville, Ontario, October 4, 2017 – Fifty first-year students at Loyalist College have received a $1,000 Entrance Award, in honour of the 50th Anniversary of Loyalist and the Ontario College system. The awards were presented at a reception held as part of the Anniversary celebration on campus on September 27th.

“We are very pleased that these awards were made available by donors and the College Foundation, and appreciate this support of our students,” said Ann Marie Vaughan, Loyalist College President & CEO. “As we reflect on 50 amazing years, we’re reminded of the achievements of more than 40,000 Loyalist graduates who have gone on to pursue a wide range of careers in our region, and around the world. We know that these entrance awards will help the recipients reach their academic goals as they write their own success stories.”

The recipients include:

Alexander Adams (Trenton)
Richard Agbeve (Fredericton, NB)
Ahmadshah Ahmadzai (Belleville)
Lyndsay Alexander (Belleville)
Alicia  Babcock (Belleville)
Brandon Barron (Belleville)
Deidre Brock (Trenton)
Madison Clarke (Plainfield)
Braden Cole (Belleville)
Haidyn Covert (Plainfield)
Matthew De Ciccio (Gores Landing)
Amber Decoste (Enterprise)
Breanna Dejong (Baltimore)
Gerard Fraser (Erinsville)
Eric Green (Quinte West)
Layla Gregory (Brighton)
Avery Gretzky (Brantford)
Josh Gurr (Trenton)
Dawnita Handley (Picton)
David Hunter (Elora)
Cassandra Lortie (Trenton)
Tauri Martell (Belleville)
Brandon McKenzie (Trenton)
Tian McLaren (Whitby)
Blake McNeely (Kingston)
Shaylin Mindle (Codrington)
Clara Montreuil (Erin)
Catherine Morgan (Belleville)
Cassandra Morris (Belleville)
Brooke Nobes (Picton)
Benjamin Ohana (Thornhill)
Jocelyn O’Neill (Picton)
Tracey-Lyn Pakenham (Omemee)
Tyler Power (Trenton)
Richelle Prentice (Cobourg)
Asher Robinson (Maynooth)
Zach Scaletta (Wooler)
Hailey Smith (Havelock)
Dylan Turtle (Marmora)
Tanisha Valente (Belleville)
Michael Wigglesworth (Whitby)
Cameo Willey (Brighton)
Madison Williams (Baillieboro)
Jesi Williamson (Belleville)
Emily Zachariah (Belleville)

Bancroft Campus
Crystal Lamadeleine (Petawawa)
Brandon Mangroo (Ajax)
Stacy Pyves (Toronto)
Kira Stevens (Picton)

Each year Loyalist provides over one million dollars in student funding through awards, bursaries, scholarships and employment opportunities through the On-Campus Employment Initiative.

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About Loyalist
Located on more than 200 acres in the beautiful Bay of Quinte region, Loyalist College is a close-knit community where students and their success come first. Loyalist provides personalized attention in small classes, rewarding field placements and superior student services. To prepare students for in-demand careers, Loyalist offers more than 65 full-time programs; apprenticeships; and hundreds of online, distance and in-class courses, as well as opportunities for continuing education through more than 70 university transfer agreements. The College’s wide selection of advanced diplomas, diplomas and certificates aligns with market-driven disciplines including applied sciences, biosciences, building sciences, business and management studies, health sciences, human studies, justice studies, media, arts and design, and skills and technology. In Ontario, the College’s new Digital Media Centre and The Bay of Quinte Skills Centre, which is LEED® Silver certified, are training centres of choice for students, as well as College business and industry partners. The College is a key driver of the social and economic health and prosperity of the area and contributes 5.4 percent to the Gross Regional Product. This represents an overall effect on the regional economy of $530 million annually – based on a 2014 Report by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). For more information on the College’s Belleville and Bancroft campuses and Port Hope location, visit loyalistcollege.com.

Contact: Kerry Lorimer, Director of Marketing, Communications & Recruitment
Loyalist College, klorimer@loyalistc.on.ca, 613-969-1913 ext. 2536

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