Two local students within the Strait Regional School board have been recognized as Loran Scholars. They include Janine Lock who attends Strait Area Education Centre and Kerilyn Kennedy who attends Dr. JH Gillis Regional High School.
Loran scholars are determined through a tough selection based on integrity, courage, compassion, determination and a high level of personal autonomy. Janine Lock says she would personally like to thank the people who have supported her over the years:
Kerilyn says the feeling of being a Loran scholar still hasn’t sunk in:
The prestigious Loran scholarship is an award valued at about $100,000 that will help fund undergraduate university studies. Both Janine and Kerilyn are busy applying to universities now.