Book Award Made to WMI Student

Captain John Lewis had the pleasure of attending at WMI in Ladysmith to present an NPESC book award to student Aaron Marsden.

Aaron has just completed SCS 3 and did Chartwork 2 before Christmas 2020. He is working on his 150 ton Master’s certificate but only able to take couple of courses at a time due to how COVID is affecting the marine education system right now.

Captain John Lewis presents Aaron Marsden with his Book Award

Book award made to Camosun student

NPESC director Vivienne Siddall was pleased to attend at Camosun college earlier this week to present a book award to student Nigel Mark. In addition to our bursary awards, NPESC also makes book awards to students

Vivienne presents Nigel with his book award while Rick Worrall (of Camosun) looks on

Vivienne also took the opportunity to speak to several other students who were in attendance to let them know about NPESC and it’s aims.

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Bursary winner returns from sea and accepts award.

2nd year BCIT Engineering Cadet Karn Chema has just returned from sea time with Algoma and was able to collect his certificate for being one of our successful Fall bursary recipients. Presenting the award to Karn is NPESC secretary/treasurer Captain Joachim Ruether. The presentation was made at the Sailors’ Point memorial adjacent to the BCIT Marine Campus in North Vancouver.

Engineering Cadet Karn Chema accepts his award from Capt. Ruether

Fall 2020 Bursary Award

Capt. Joachim Ruether presented one of our Fall bursary awards to BCIT Marine Campus Nautical Sciences Cadet Ashley Obeck. This particular award is made possible through funds derived from our Vancouver Foundation Fund and those supplied by Capt. Harry Allen of the Vancouver Division of the Company of Master Mariners of Canada. Our congratulations go out to Ashley and we wish her the very best in her future efforts and endeavours.

Captain Joachim Ruether presents BCIT Maritime Campus cadet Ashley Obeck with her 2020 Fall Bursary Award