Awards presented at BCIT

Captains Joachim Ruether and Ed Monteiro were pleased to attend at the marine campus of BCIT towards the end of January to present awards on behalf of the NPESC to students who were successful in being awarded educational bursaries or book awards.

Nautical Sciences students Rishi Mayer, Jordyn Mullin and Christopher Volkers were presented with educational bursaries and Kara Perehudoff with a book award.

Captain Ruether presents Cadet Rishi Mayer with his bursary certificate
Captain Monteiro presents Cadet Christopher Volkers with his bursary certificate
Captains Ruether and Monteiro present Cadet Jordyn Mullin with her bursary certificate
Captains Ruether and Monteiro present Cadet Kara Perehudoff with her book award

Spring Bursary Recipients

We are very pleased to announce the successful applicants for this Spring’s NPESC Bursary awards which, for the very first time, includes the winner of The Brian Silvester Maritime Bursary Award.

As always, the competition for these bursaries was extremely good and the selection committee has a difficult task in choosing the eventual winners from this group of applicants.

Those applicants that were successful were (in no particular order): –

Axel Noringseth – A third year Nautical Sciences Cadet at BCIT

Gurkirat Mangat – A second year Nautical Sciences Cadet at BCIT

Landon Wilson – A second year Marine Engineering Cadet at BCIT

and, the winner of The Brian Silvester Maritime Bursary Award for 2021 is:-

Jacqueline Weston – A Camosun College student pursuing het 60T limited Masters Ticket

We thank all of our applicants for this year’s Spring Bursary awards and wish them all the very best in their careers at sea. We look forward to hearing from our winners, in due course, about what they have been up to and how their awards have helped make their dreams become a reality.

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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