2018 Dale MacMillan Scholarships Awarded
Sturgeon County Council presented Bailey Parno and Desmond Krywko each with a $2000 cheque after being the chosen recipients for the Dale MacMillan Memorial Scholarship.
Bailey Parno was born and raised in Riviere Qui Barre and Calahoo area and he strongly believes in Dale MacMillan’s message “if you want something done or to see something change, step up to the plate.” Bailey has volunteered within his community at the St. Emerence Church annual clean up, the Hair Massacre Fair, as Kalie the Bear mascot at Sturgeon Heights School and raised money for the West Country Hearth Attack. Bailey has completed his first year at Concordia University towards Bachelor of Business Management.
Desmond Krywko was raised on a farm in Sturgeon County. For the past nine years he has been playing music for the Camilla School Masses. You can see him on Thursday nights at the West Country Hearth where he plays with a group of musicians for seniors during “Pub Night” Desmond is working towards his Business Administration Degree at NAIT and is interested in working in the agricultural sector or running his own farm.
Congratulations to both recipients!
The Dale MacMillan Memorial Scholarship commemorates Dale MacMillan who was instrumental in helping achieve a balance between residents and gravel extraction operations in the Calahoo and Villeneuve area. Two Sturgeon County students are chosen every year and receives $2,000 toward their post-secondary education. The scholarships are made possible through the Calahoo-Villeneuve Gravel Extraction Community Enhancement Fund.