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.
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.
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 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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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.
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.