Awards and recipients

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2021 awards summary

In 2021 the Elmwood High School Legacy Fund provided the following awards:

  • 8 EHS Legacy Fund bursaries of $1,100 each 
  • The Boughton Scholarship of $1,500
  • The Val Harder Memorial Scholarship of $1,500
  • The Bill Petrie Memorial Football Scholarship of $700

EHS Legacy Fund bursaries

Initial funds for the bursaries were raised during Elmwood High’s 50th anniversary celebrations in 2008. The bursary fund continues to grow through donations from friends and supporters of Elmwood High.

EHS Legacy Fund bursaries are awarded to a graduating EHS student based on the following criteria:

  • A well-completed application form
  • Financial need
  • Pursuing post-secondary education in any field or trade at a vocational or academic institution. A minimum of one bursary will be awarded to a student pursuing vocational studies. 
  • Minimum average to-date of 60% (40S & 40G)
  • Well-rounded personal development:
    • Volunteerism
    • Outside interests/extra-curricular activities such as musical training, sports, fine arts, performing arts, etc.
    • Leadership experiences such as student council, outside groups, etc.

EHS Legacy Fund Bursary recipients:

2021
Jared Agravante
Carys Bonion
Angelique Ducharme
Bobby Dutt
Bareera Kamran
Joseph Konoplenko
Tamla Ta
Hafsa Debebe Teshome

2020
Ashley Alimodian
Cole Beardy
Emillee Fronda
Praise Odutayo
Fehintoluwa Orogun
Hans Pacheco
Katherine Patri
Selwyn Sarmiento
Cheyenne Nero

2019
Jean Blandon
Marielle Ferrer
Theresa Gotiongco
Breahna Jasnikowski
John Menyer
Sean Pacheco
Hillery Pham
Edward Pulusan
Jeroline Quiah
Stephanie Vasquez

2018
Ekene Amaliri
Seth Fronda
Megumi Kai
Abimbola Obasa
Janina Oreas
Ayo Orogun
Rehman Peyawary

2017
Iris Balagtas
Glizy Escanilla
Bonnie Ma
Maine Marquina
Lakeisha Moreno
Sophia Rivera

2016
Kayla Arsenault
Shyanne Mannix
Abigail Morales
Sartu Osman
Victoria Warszycki

2015
Jeanne Bakundukize
Marlita Berhe
Mikala Heinrich
Corey Nguyen
Vannyga Ouch

2014
Mary Ajayi
Colby Dube
Samantha Philion
Tabitha Traverse

2013
Bailey Chipman
Kelsie Fontaine
Jess Kull

2012
Zahra Asadi
Lea Montoya
Quinn Remmert

2011
Kaylene Shumsky
Jackie Chommany
Diko Galgalo

2010
Courtney Allen
Morteza Amiri
Sen Duong

2009
Harrison Mulder
David Nguyen
Christopher Neufeld

Val Harder Memorial Scholarship

The Val Harder Memorial Scholarship was established by Val’s husband Ken, to commemorate her 36 years as a beloved Human Ecology teacher at Elmwood High. For many years, Val orchestrated the annual EHS fashion shows, and she worked to create many wonderful memories for students.

The Val Harder Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a graduating EHS student based on the following criteria:

  • A well-completed application form
  • Has shown achievement in the area of Human Ecology; preference will be given to a graduate who pursues study in this field.
  • Minimum average to-date of 60% (40S & 40G)
  • Financial need
  • Well-rounded personal development:
    • Volunteerism
    • Outside interests/extra-curricular activities such musical training, sports, fine arts, performing arts, etc.
    • Leadership experiences such as student council, outside groups

Val Harder Memorial Scholarship recipients:

2021
Eunice Filipe

2020
Jane Marie Torres

2019
Arsema Yohannes

2018
Marmorean Muzaki

Bill Petrie Scholarship

The Bill Petrie Memorial Scholarship was established by Bill’s wife Arlene and their two sons to commemorate his life. Bill was both a great football player and a football coach at Elmwood High School. Bill’s legacy and love of the sport live on through this scholarship.

The Bill Petrie Memorial Football Scholarship is awarded to a graduating EHS student based on the following criteria:

  • A well-completed application form and a letter of recommendation from the head football coach
  • Significant contribution to the EHS football program
  • Good sportsmanship
  • Financial need
  • Pursuing post-secondary education in any field or trade at a vocational or academic institution
  • Well-rounded personal development:
    • Volunteerism
    • Outside interests/extra-curriculum activities such as musical training, sports, fine arts, performing arts, etc.
    • Leadership experiences such as student council, outside groups, etc.

Bill Petrie Scholarship recipients:

2021
Antonio Calder

2020
Jonathan Nilles

2019
Shaheer Hakim

2018
Dylan Popiel

2017
Alain Baraka

2016
Treasure Prodon

The Albert John, Georgina & Edith Patricia Boughton Scholarship

The Albert John, Georgina and Edith Patricia Boughton Scholarship was established by the children of Pat Boughton to celebrate the lives of their grandparents and mother, who were long-time residents of Elmwood. Edith Patricia (Pat) was a graduate of Lord Selkirk High School, the local high school prior to Elmwood High and was supportive of the University of Manitoba.

The Boughton Scholarship is awarded to a graduating EHS student based on the following criteria:

  • A well-completed application form
  • Honour roll (40S & 40G)
  • Must be pursuing post-secondary education at the University of Manitoba
  • Financial need
  • Well-rounded personal development:
    • Volunteerism
    • Outside interests/extra-curricular activities such as musical training, sports, fine arts, performing arts, etc.
    • Leadership experiences such as student council, outside groups, etc.

Boughton Scholarship recipients:

2021
Brylle Begas

2020
Adeola Obasa

2019
Patrick Escanilla

2018
Trisha Lubo

2017
Zainab Kagbanda

2016
Rylan Knaggs



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