The Niagara Home Builders’ Association (NHBA) has announced the winners of its 2017 scholarship program.
The NHBA says the program was established in recognition of the importance of post-secondary education. Scholarships are awarded to sons, daughters or legal wards of owners, partners and employees of NHBA members.
David Vanderlee, sponsored by Lucchetta Homes is entering his third year in the Construction Engineering Technology program at Niagara College. Involved at the College, he has volunteered at the annual open house to speak with future construction workers, and is also a teaching assistant and peer tutor.
Curtis Hoekstra, sponsored by Lucchetta Homes is entering his third year in the Architectural Technology program at Mohawk College and currently working in the program’s co-op segment. He is a student leader for Solid Rock campus ministry at Mohawk.
Domenic Alfier, sponsored by Windrush Hill Construction, graduated Denis Morris Catholic Secondary School with Principal’s Honour Roll status; participated in the annual Pilgrimage and Starvathon Fundraisers and on the “Mathletes Team”. An avid cyclist, he participated in the two-day Ride to Conquer Cancer from Toronto to Niagara Falls for Princess Margaret Hospital. He will be attending Brock University in the business administration co-op program.
Megan Therrien, sponsored by Metroland Media, graduated Blessed Trinity Catholic Secondary School with Ontario Scholar status; took a leadership role as student trip organizer, link crew leader, co-president of the ECO Club and participated in the applied suicide intervention skills training. He will be studying Criminology and Criminal Justice at Carlton University.
Noah Hendrik, sponsored by Mountainview Homes, graduated Denis Morris Catholic Secondary School with Principal’s Honour Roll status; participated in the annual Pilgrimage and Starvathon Fundraisers and on the volleyball and tennis teams. He has volunteered for the Out of the Cold Niagara program helping those in need of shelter and food during winter months and will be attending Western University in the Ivey honors business administration program.