Spe­cial Awards Cer­e­mony At Cham­plain-len­noxville

Stanstead Journal - - FORUM - Sher­brooke, Len­noxville

There­was a spe­cial awards cer­e­mony and lun­cheon held at Cham­plain Col­lege on April 9 th to present the Doris Mil­dred Parsons Achieve­ment Bur­sary to a de­serv­ing stu­dent, Lau­rence Michaud, who is study­ing in Spe­cial Care Coun­selling.

The Doris Parsons Achieve­ment Bur­sary is a $1500 award given to a sec­ond year stu­dent study­ing in the Spe­cial Care Coun­selling pro­gram at Cham­plain Col­lege in Len­noxville. The re­cip­i­ent is a stu­dent who demon­strates distinc­tion in schol­ar­ship, lead­er­ship, and ded­i­ca­tion. The award is named for a Town­ships teacher who be­queathed a part of her es­tate to the But­ters Foun­da­tion in or­der to pro­mote stu­dent ex­cel­lence and achieve­ment in the help­ing pro­fes­sion field of study. The But­ters Foun­da­tion has been sup­port­ing the in­te­gra­tion of in­tel­lec­tu­ally im­paired per­sons into the com­mu­nity for the past thirty years. This is the eighth year that the award has been pre­sented to a stu­dent at Cham­plain Col­lege. The most de­serv­ing stu­dent was cho­sen by the Spe­cial Care Coun­selling fac­ulty mem­bers, and the award was pre­sented by Mr. Ron Creary rep­re­sent­ing the Board of Di­rec­tors of the But­ters Foun­da­tion to this year’s re­cip­i­ent, Lau­rence Michaud.

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Lau­rence Michaud ( sec­ond from right) re­ceived the Mil­dred Parsons Achieve­ment Bur­sary from Cham­plain Col­lege, last Wed­nes­day.

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