Student Awards

Each year EKC gives out $12,000 in Student Awards. Applications go live at the end of January. We encourage all students to apply.

2018 Student Award Recipients

Cranbrook

Fred Marasco $1000 – Spencer Gartside
Nelson Labonte Smith $1000 – Mackenzie Nelson
$1000 – Sidney Pinch
Mount Baker Secondary
$1000 – Olivia Sheppard
Selkirk Secondary
$1000 Trades – Andrea Byford
Cranbrook – Nursing COTR
$1000 Trades – Jacynda Conroy
Cranbrook – Nursing COTR
$500 Staff – Adam Andersen
Selkirk Secondary

Elkford

Wilf Molnar $1000 – Kelli Klein
Elkford Secondary
$1000 – Hannah Brewer
Fernie Academy

Fernie

$1000 – Ethan Heavey
Kootenay Discovery School
$1000 – Rylee Whitson
Fernie Secondary

Sparwood

$1000 – Jacob Zahn
Sparwood Secondary
$500 – Evan McCracken
Elkford Secondary
$500 – Dakota Laible
Sparwood Secondary

Cranbrook Branch
  • Fred Marasco $1000 – Spencer Gartside
  • Nelson Labonte Smith $1000 – Mackenzie Nelson
  • $1000 – Sidney Pinch
  • $1000 Olivia Sheppard
  • $1000 Trades – Andrea Byford, Cranbrook – Nursing COTR
  • $1000 Trades – Jacynda Conroy, Cranbrook – Nursing COTR
  • $500 Staff – Adam Andersen, Selkirk Secondary
Elkford Branch
  • Wilf Molnar $1000 – Kelli Klein, Elkford Secondary
  • $1000 – Hannah Brewer, Fernie Academy
Fernie Branch
    • $1000 – Ethan Heavey, Kootenay Discovery School
    • $1000 – Rylee Whitson, Fernie Secondary
    Sparwood Branch
    • $1000 – Jacob Zahn, Sparwood Secondary
    • $500 – Evan McCracken, Elkford Secondary
    • $500 – Dakota Laible, Sparwood Secondary

    2017 Student Award Recipients

    Cranbrook

    Fred Marasco Award – Devon Atti Nelson Labonte Smith Award – Dana Kessler
    Tyler Epp

    Elkford

    Wilf Molnar Award – Dana Barclay Jacey Hargreaves
    Donovan Gostick Erica Vogt

    Fernie

    Dylan Waligorski  

    Sparwood

    Rylee Olden Markie Klafki
    Trades Award #1 – Ethan Lukkar
    Trades Award #1 – Kiara Lindley
    Robert Angus * (attends Fernie Academy)  
    Cranbrook Branch
    • Fred Marasco Award: Devon Atti
    • Nelson Labonte Smith Award: Dana Kessler
    • Tyler Epp
    Sparwood Branch
    • Trades #1: Ethan Lukkar
    • Trades #2: Kiara Lindley
    • Rylee Olden
    • Markie Klafki
    • Robert Angus *attends Fernie Academy
    Fernie Branch
      • Dylan Waligorski
      Elkford Branch
        • Wilf Molnar Award: Dana Barclay
        • Jacey Hargreaves
        • Donovan Gostick
        • Erica Vogt

              2016 Student Award Recipients

              Cranbrook

              Fred Marasco Award – Zoe Chore Nelson Labonte Smith Award – Tara Pelton
              Rylie Boe

              Caden McCormack

              Elkford

              Wilf Molnar Award – Alana Regier Elli Takenaka

              Fernie

              Emma McIntyre Jodi Thompson

              Sparwood

              Cale Hughes Nicole Klein

              Staff

              Mariah Johnston

              Trades

              Terron Bewski James Fairhurst

              Cranbrook Branch

              • Fred Marasco Award: Zoe Chore
              • Nelson Labonte Smith Award: Tara Pelton
              • Rylie Boe
              • Caden McCormack

              Sparwood Branch

              • Cale Hughes
              • Nicole Klein

              Fernie Branch

              • Emma McIntyre
              • Jodi Thompson

              Elkford Branch

              • Wilf Molnar Award: Alana Regier
              • Elli Takenaka

              Staff Award

              • Mariah Johnston

              Trades Awards

              • Terron Bewski
              • James Fairhurst

              2015 Student Award Recipients

              Cranbrook
              $1,000 Fred Marasco scholarship – Thomas Stambulic $1,000 Nelson Labonte Smith scholarship – Katherine Paul
              $500 – Rylee Andersen $500 – Varun Kaushal
              $500 – Bradley Epp
              Sparwood
              $1,000 – Nickolaus Goetting

              $500 – Kyra Von Matt

              Fernie
              $1,000 – Halle Soukoroff $500 – Samantha Scheller
              $500 – Katie Robillard
              Elkford
              $1,000 Wilf Molnar scholarship – Taylor Wurmlinger

              $500 – Duncan McCracken

              $500 – Jessica Laybourne
              Staff Award
              $500 – Aiden Sheppard
              Trades
              $1,000 – Jared Willett $1000 – Jesse Chilton

              Cranbrook

              • $1,000 Fred Marasco scholarship – Thomas Stambulic
              • $1,000 Nelson Labonte Smith scholarship – Katherine Paul
              • $500 – Rylee Andersen
              • $500 – Varun Kaushal
              • $500 – Bradley Epp

              Sparwood

              • $1,000 – Nickolaus Goetting
              • $500 – Kyra Von Matt

              Fernie

              • $1,000 – Halle Soukoroff
              • $500 – Samantha Scheller
              • $500 – Katie Robillard

              Elkford

              • $1,000 Wilf Molnar scholarship – Taylor Wurmlinger
              • $500 – Duncan McCracken
              • $500 – Jessica Laybourne
              Staff Award
              • $500 – Aiden Sheppard

              Trades Awards

              • $1000 – Jared Willett
              • $1000 – Jesse Chilton

              Other Post-Secondary Opportunities

              Learn more about the CRI Learning Grant

              CRI Canada Learning Grant

              CRI Canada is pleased to introduce the Learning Grant Program which will award four Learning Grants in the amounts of $1000 to eligible students for full-time study at a qualifying Canadian college or university in 2015.

              2014 Scholarship and Bursary Recipients

              Trades
              $1,000 trade bursary -
              Quentin Baher
              Cranbrook
              $1,000 Fred Marasco scholarship – Alyson Byford $1,000 Nelson Smith scholarship - Axel Chore $500 scholarship -
              Ryan Grady
              $500 staff bursary -
              Brandon Atti
              Sparwood
              $1,000 scholarship -
              Zachary Thompson
              $500 scholarship -
              Logan McCracken
              $500 bursary -
              Hannah Steinke
              Fernie
              $1,000 scholarship -
              John Iddon
              $500 scholarship -
              Brady Whitson
              $500 scholarship - Emma Roberts
              Elkford
              $1,000 Wilf Molnar
              scholarship -
              Courtney Regier
              $500 scholarship -
              Bailey Hubbard
              $500 bursary -
              Morgan McLean

              Trades

              • $1,000 trade bursary - Quentin Baher - presented in Fernie

              Cranbrook

              • $1,000 Fred Marasco scholarship - Alyson Byford
              • $1,000 Nelson Smith scholarship - Axel Chore
              • $500 scholarship - Ryan Grady
              • $500 staff bursary - Brandon Atti

              Sparwood

              • $1,000 scholarship - Zachary Thompson
              • $500 scholarship - Logan McCracken - presented in Elkford
              • $500 bursary - Hannah Steinke

              Fernie

              • $1,000 scholarship - John Iddon
              • $500 scholarship - Brady Whitson
              • $500 scholarship - Emma Roberts

              Elkford

              • $1,000 Wilf Molnar scholarship - Courtney Regier
              • $500 scholarship - Bailey Hubbard
              • $500 bursary - Morgan McLean

              2013 Scholarship and Bursary Recipients

              EKC College of the Rockies

              • Michael Pesce - $1,000 Trades Scholarship
              • Jason Wall - $1,000 Trade Bursary

              Elkford

              • Shaelan Bauer - $1,000 Scholarship
              • Shelby Wurmlinger - $500 Scholarship
              • Britt Benthien - $500 Bursary

              Fernie

              • Madalon Burnett - $1,000 Scholarship
              • Rachael Soukoroff - $500 Scholarship
              • Ryley Johnston - $500 Bursary

              Sparwood

              • Lindsay Rybachuk - $1,000 Scholarship
              • Steven Bewski - $500 Bursary

              Cranbrook

              • Brianna Kennedy - $1,000 Scholarship
              • Derek Johnson - $1,000 Scholarship
              • Keltie Boe - $500 Scholarship
              • Amanda Cornelson - $500 Staff Bursary
              • Kristopher Babcock - $500 Bursary
              • Charles Spencer - $500 Bursary
              • Erin White - $500 Bursary

              2012 Scholarship and Bursary Recipients

              Travis Baher receives the COTR 2012 Trades Scholarship

              Travis Baher receives the $1,000 College of the Rockies - Trades Scholarship

              Nancy Regular was awarded the $1000 Elkford scholarship

              Nancy Regular was awarded the $1,000 Elkford scholarship

               

              Erica Wray was awarded the $500 Elkford scholarship

              Erica Wray was awarded the $500 Elkford scholarship

               

              Megan Nixon was awarded the $500 Elkford Bursary

              Megan Nixon was awarded the $500 Elkford Bursary

               

              Brianna Willet received the $1,000 Sparwood scholarship

              Brianna Willet received the $1,000 Sparwood scholarship

              Amanda Cornelson awarded 2012 employee bursary

              Amanda Cornelson was awarded the 2012 employee bursary

              Brook Watson received a Cranbrook scholarship

              Brooke Watson received a $500 Cranbrook scholarship

              Thea Rodges receives the 2012 Labonte Scholarship

              2012 Labonte Scholarship awarded to Thea Rodgers

              Dustin Atti $500 Bursary

              Dustin Atti $500 Bursary

              Cranbrook

              • Thea Rodgers $1,000 Labonte Scholarship
              • Kya Sherrett $1,000 Marasco Scholarship
              • Brooke Watson $500 Scholarship
              • Connor Parnell $500 Bursary
              • Dustin Atti $500 Bursary

              Kimberley

              • Amanda Cornelson $500 Staff Bursary

              Elkford

              • Nancy Regular $1,000 Scholarship
              • Erica Wray $500 Scholarship
              • Megan Nixon $500 Bursary

              Sparwood

              • Brianna Willett $1,000 Scholarship

              Fernie

              • Hanna McIntyre $1,000 Scholarship
              • Chelsea Ann Cannon $500 Scholarship
              • Hope Milligan $500 Bursary

              College of Rockies

              • Travis Baher $1,000 College of the Rockies - Trades Scholarship

              2011 Scholarship and Bursary Recipients


              Elkford $500 scholarship winner Kenzie Bauer (left) and $1000 scholarship winner Emily Betz

               

              Cranbrook $1000 scholarship recipient Brittney Salmon with EKC's Diane Baher

               

              College of the Rockies

              • Erica  Reinharz $1,000
              • Jason Drinkwater $1,000

              Cranbrook

              • Brittney Salmon $1000 scholarship
              • Daniel Yaretz  $1000 scholarship
              • Heather Byford $500 scholarship
              • Shelby Price  $500 bursary
              • Dorina  Kessler $500 bursary
              • Jocelyn Molnar $500 staff bursary

              Fernie

              • Emilie Mann $1000 scholarship
              • Justine Yuszko - $500 bursary
              • $500 scholarship not awarded

              Elkford

              • Kenzie Bauer $500 scholarship
              • Emily Betz $1000 scholarship
              • Brooke Arola $500 bursary
               

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