Brant Dist. Women’s Institute awards bursaries

Two Brant County residents have earned kudos and cash from the Brant District Women’s Institute.

Spokeswoman Sarah Caldwell says Tommy Kyle receives a first place $1,000 award and Carmen Gillyatt, receives $500 for being runner-up.

The Brant W-I, which is represented by local branches in St. George, Burford, Paris and Brant County, awards bursaries to students who illustrate leadership, community involvement and who are graduating secondary school and continuing their education at a university or college.

Caldwell says any Brant County students interested in applying for the 2019 Bursary Award Program, should check with their high school’s guidance department or local 4H representative for an application and criteria in April/May.

PICTURE : Presentations of the Brant District WI 2018 Bursary Awards were made to 1st place recipient, Tommy Kyle and 2nd place recipient, Carmen Gillyatt of Brant County. (L-R): Sponsors-Janice Kyle & Karen Condon, Brant District WI Secretary-Mary Derbyshire, Bursary Co-Chair & FWIO President-Linda Zelem, 2,nd Place Recipient-Carmen Gillyatt, 1st Place Recipient-Tommy Kyle, Women Inspiring Women WI President-Elaine Tully and Bursary Co-Chair-Wendy Hamilton at the Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Homestead, St George, ON.

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