Ula King of Labrador City, Kimberly Rowsell of Corner Brook, and
Payne of Stephenville are the recipients of $750 scholarships awarded
Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation (NLHC) for the
region of the province. The winners were announced today by Lloyd
minister responsible for
Students win scholarships
sponsored by NLHC
NLHC has awarded nine such scholarships to 1999 high school
and adults pursuing post-secondary education: three to children of
three to children of employees; and three to adult clients returning to
school. Awards are offered on a regional basis — Avalon/East, Central
Commenting on the scholarship program, Mr. Matthews said:
the importance of an education in today’s competitive world and is
to be able to offer scholarships to children and adults alike to help
their education. I commend each of the winners for their initiative and
hard work and wish them much success in their future studies.”
Ula King, winner of the adult scholarship, is currently
College of the North Atlantic in Labrador City where she is enrolled in
the Business Administration program. Ms. King was chosen for the award
based on an interview that assessed initiative, need, and community and
Kimberly Rowsell, daughter of Karen Rowsell, is the winner of
clients’ children scholarship. She graduated from Herdman
in Corner Brook with an average of 87.72 per cent in level III courses.
Kimberly is currently attending Memorial University in St. John’s where
she is pursuing an Engineering degree.
Jennifer Payne is the daughter of Raymond and Gladys Payne.
Raymond was an Electrician with NLHC’s Stephenville Regional Office.
graduated from Stephenville High School with an average of 84.84 per
in level III courses. At present she is attending Memorial University,
Corner Brook Campus, where she is working towards a Fine Arts degree.
Winners of the adult client scholarships are selected based on
that assesses initiative, community and work experience, and
Winners of the clients’ and employees’ children scholarships
based on their overall average in level III courses. Applicants must
a minimum average of 75 per cent in final year high school courses to
For further information, contact:
Jenny Bowring, Corporate Communications
Telephone: (709) 724-3055