THE BOILERMAKERS’ INTERNATIONAL Executive Council scholarship committee has announced its selection of the Canadian Federation of Labour award winners. In addition, Union Plus announced a Boilermaker scholarship winner.
For the Canadian Federation of Labour scholarship, both recipients receive a $1000 award.
Jerri-Lyn Lewis, daughter of Local 203 (St. John’s, Newfoundland) member Kevin Lewis, is a graduate of Roncalli Central High School. She is studying biology and chemistry at Memorial University with a goal of becoming first a nurse, and then a doctor.
Emma Faith Zoldy, daughter of Local 128 (Toronto) member Daren Zoldy, is a graduate of Cobourg Collegiate Institute and is studying kinesiology at Queen’s University.
Union Plus recently awarded $170,000 in scholarships to 108 students representing 34 unions, including one winner representing the Boilermakers. This year’s group of scholarship recipients includes university, college, and trade or technical school students from 31 states plus the District of Columbia. The Boilermaker recipient, Alicia Dinh, whose father, Tam Dinh, is a member of Local 158 (Mountain Top, Pennsylvania), has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship.