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C.A.S Awards to Youth

The Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society and Highland Shores Children’s Aid are pleased to announce the recipients of the Clark Bursary Award, provided to youth in care and former wards of a Children’s Aid Society, who will be attending post-secondary education. They will receive $3,500 per year for up to four years. Kaya, a young lady in the care of the Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society and Kym, a young woman formerly in the care of Highland Shores Children’s Aid were both presented with the awards at a banquet on June 3rd in Toronto.

Kaya is a grade 12 student who plans to attend the Child and Youth Worker program at Fleming College either this September or in February of 2015. Kym has been able to overcome personal challenges and is now expecting to attend Loyalist College in September in their Developmental Services Worker program.

Cody, a young man in the care of Highland Shores Children’s Aid, received a one-time Clark Award of $1,000. Cody was scouted by Sault College to join their basketball team and has accepted their offer into the Police Foundations program.

Alex is the recipient of the Douglas Nutter Bursary valued at $1000 this year. She has been accepted by Queens University in the Nursing Program. She received her award at the Reach for Success Youth Awards held on May 22nd in Belleville.

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