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2018 Chamber Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to Sasha Wilson and Eraj Rehman!

The Thunder Bay Chamber is very pleased to award $500 scholarships to two impressive young women.  High school graduates Sasha Wilson of Westgate CVI and Eraj Rehman of Sir Winston Churchill will both be attending Lakehead University this fall in the Bachelor of Commerce program.

Sasha Wilson

Sasha Wilson

Sasha plans to study for her Honours diploma with the potential to move on to a Masters degree.  In her high school career she played both Junior Varsity and Varsity volleyball, coached younger players, served as a scorekeeper for sporting events and participated in Track & Field.  She also served on the Student Council in 2017-2018.

Eraj Rehman

Eraj Rehman

Eraj is an Enter the Den finalist who started Suds, a successful summer company manufacturing bath bombs for the student market.  She volunteers extensively for variety of not-for-profit and community organizations including Thunder Bay Public Library, Habitat for Humanity, the Humane Society and Pioneer Ridge and has participated actively in school activities during her secondary school years.  She hopes to join the Lakehead University Faculty of Law when she completes her B. Comm.

Congratulations and best wishes to Sasha and Eraj!

 

 

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