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.

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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