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Neepawa student earns Loran award

08.02.2019 12:28
By: Frank McGwire

The award is valued at $100,000

Kailyn Hanke (Photo submitted)

Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - Kailyn Hanke of Neepawa Area Collegiate has just been selected as a Loran Scholar.

Kailyn is one of 35 recipients of Canada's most comprehensive undergraduate scholarship for character, service and leadership!

The Loran Award is valued at $100,000 over four years of undergraduate study.

The award includes a $10,000 annual allowance, tuition waivers from one of 25 Canadian Universities, mentorship, summer internship funding, an orientation expedition in Algonquin Park as well as annual retreats and forums.

More than 5000 students applied this year, and the top 88 finalists travelled to Toronto for national selections this past weekend (February 1st and 2nd).

A panel of interviewers selected 35 Loran Scholars from across Canada based on evidence of character, commitment to service in the community and long-term leadership potential.

More than 5000 students applied this year.