A young woman from Placentia is receiving a scholarship from The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE).
Amber Coffey was one of 22 young people from across the province to receive scholarships valued at $500. In total, NAPE gave out $11,000 in scholarships.
In a release this morning (Sept. 5), Coffey was named as one of 19 recipents of NAPE regional and at-large scholarships.
‚ÄúThere are substantial costs associated with pursuing a post-secondary education. These scholarships can help alleviate some of that burden,‚ÄĚ said Carol Furlong, president of NAPE.
Corner Brook‚Äôs Katie Gaudette was named the recipient of the Emmanuel Strickland Scholarship, while Megan Noble of Paradise was awarded the Max Dyke Scholarship.
Additionally, Miguel Shano of Outer Cove was named the recipient of the Judge Wm. Browne Scholarship.
‚ÄúWe are very pleased to offer these scholarships each year to recognize the amazing youth of our province. I congratulate each of the recipients and wish them the very best with their post-secondary pursuits,‚ÄĚ said Furlong.
The NAPE scholarships are given annually to children and dependents of NAPE members pursuing a post-secondary education.