Successful Recipients

Jashanpreet Kaur - Roy Ellis Bursary

Jashanpreet Kaur is a student at Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Saskatoon, enrolled in the Recreation and Community Development Diploma Program. She understands the importance of being part of her community. Jashanpreet volunteers at numerous events in Saskatoon, such as the Great Kitchen Party, Winter City Shakeup, the Santa Claus Parade and the Broadway Street Fair. Once she completes her program, she plans to continue her education in the recreation field and work in the events and tourism industry to enhance tourism here in Saskatchewan. Congratulations Jashanpreet!

Natasha McDermott - Anne Robins Scholarship

Natasha

Natasha McDermott is a student at Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Saskatoon, enrolled in the Therapeutic Recreation Diploma Program. She is an advocate of the program by bringing awareness to what Therapeutic Recreation is all about. Natasha is a seasoned volunteer in her hometown of Flin Flon, Manitoba by assisting with community clean-ups, fundraisers, traditional ceremonies, and more. She enjoys helping everyone, from youth to seniors. Once she completes her program, she plans to further her education by attaining her degree in Recreation Therapy and working in the field of mental health. Congratulations Natasha!

Alicia Dorwart - TJ Biemans Bursary

Alicia Dorwart is a student at the University of Regina, enrolled in Sport & Recreation Management within the Kinesiology Faculty. She has been involved in the football community for over a decade, holding various positions including volunteer, coordinator, board of director and general manager. Being raised by seasoned volunteers, Alicia learned how to give back to her community through football, curling and theatrical events, just to name a few. She continues to be a dedicated volunteer. Alicia decided to pursue a degree in Sport & Recreation Management after being involved in the industry through volunteer and employment positions for many years. Congratulations Alicia!   

Allison Elmslie - Board Scholarship

Allison Elmslie is a student at Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Saskatoon, enrolled in the Therapeutic Recreation Diploma Program. She is a ‘vocal’ advocate of this profession by informing everyone about the program and positive impact of recreation therapy. Allison was a volunteer back in her high school days and has continued as a young adult. She learned the importance of community development and how much you can learn from being involved. Allison believes that the role of advocacy can and will make an effective change. She will continue to advocate for recreation therapy and advance her education to better her future clients. Congratulations Allison!