RFABC Associates' Scholarship
RFABC Associate Members (companies and individuals that provide products and services to the recreation industry) added a second scholarship starting in 1991 to help support a deserving student each year.
This award is presented to a student enrolled in the Recreation Leadership Diploma Program at Langara College in Vancouver B.C.
Some early Associate Members who advocated for the establishment of this scholarship included: Doug Churchill, Dave Gillette and Dave Warner. Later on Perry Coleman and Norm Smith worked hard to cultivate the Associates’ continued sponsorship of this scholarship and also to boost the current dollar amount to be given out.
From 1991-2008 the conditions of the award were:
It was awarded to a second-year full-time student with the top G.P.A. in the first term of the program.
Currently the conditions of the award are:
It is presented to the second-year full-time student as chosen by the Instructor who showed strong leadership and a high level of interest and aptitude in the RECR 1162 course during their first term of study. The recipient must also demonstrate a willingness to help their fellow classmates during the Outdoor Field School component of the course. The award is a cash bursary of $500.00.
For a full list of RFABC Associates’ click here
|1993||Dave Fossum & Jason Freund||VCC|
|1994||Kevin Jeffery||Langara College|
|1995||Karlene Epp||Langara College|
|1996||Sonja Boston||Langara College|
|1997||Cheryl Kensick||Langara College|
|1998||Lesley Sharp||Langara College|
|1999||Brian Forrester||Langara College|
|2000||Erica McIntyre||Langara College|
|2001||Monica McGinley||Langara College|
|2002||Chris Shubert||Langara College|
|2003||Jaimie Brown||Langara College|
|2004||Tanya Penman & Brenda Alexander||Langara College|
|2005||Roy Liu||Langara College|
|2006||Shannu Poyser||Langara College|
|2007||Emma Peake||Langara College|
|2008||Erica Lowney||Langara College|
|Change of Award Criteria|
|2009||Sophia Hughes||Langara College|
|2010||Ellen Dacamara||Langara College|
|2011||Jennifer Chohan||Langara College|
|2012||Simon Chiu||Langara College|
|2013||Barbara Vadovicova-Fong||Langara College|
|2014||Keltie Post||Langara College|
|2015||Sam Ahlgren||Langara College|
|2016||Tara Silva||Langara College|
|2017||Gregory Paton||Langara College|
|2018||Hannah Glavin||Langara College|
|2019||Fraser Cameron||Langara College|