Journalism Students Receive Awards
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VANCOUVER, BC - Jack Webster Foundation Co-Chairs Scott Macrae and Don Babick today announced the six recipients of The Jack Webster Foundation Student Journalism Awards.
Emma Crawford from Langara College, Kimiya Shokoohi from Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Carmen Weld from British Columbia Institute of Technology, Jason M. Perry from Thompson Rivers University, Lisa Hale and Calyn Shaw from the University of British Columbia are the 2011 recipients.
The Student Journalism Awards program is generously sponsored by the Hospital Employees' Union, BC Hydro, the Dennis Skulsky Student Journalism Fund and the Don Matheson Endowment. Each student will receive $2,000 towards tuition.
A total of 99 BC journalism students have received educational funding since the program was initiated in 2001.
The Jack Webster Foundation was established in 1986 to recognize and encourage excellence in BC-based journalism in the name of Jack Webster and his legacy of insightful, accurate and uncompromising reporting during his more than 40 years of print, radio and television journalism.
The Jack Webster Foundation is made possible by the generous sponsorship of BCLC, CGA Association, CN, FortisBC, HSBC Bank Canada, Port Metro Vancouver, Labatt Breweries, Teck, Telus and WorkSafeBC.
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2011 JACK WEBSTER AWARDS DINNER - October 24th at The Hyatt Regency, Vancouver.
Visit the Jack Webster Foundation's website at www.jackwebster.com
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