May 30, 2006: College receives generous gift from the Squamish Nation

      Tuesday, May 30, 2006
      Contact: Jessica Thoms
      Tel: 604.984.1765

      (NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C.)—A $32,000 gift from the Squamish Nation Education department to Capilano College will be distributed equally to four endowments established by the Squamish Nation through prior contributions. The funds were matched, dollar for dollar, by the College.

      The Squamish Nation Scholarship is awarded in the spring for academic achievement. The Yataltanault (Carole Newman) Bursary to assist single parents, the Laura (Pat) Band and Richard Band Award for female students, and the Xats’alanexw Siyam Award for demonstrated community involvement and scholastic achievement are presented at the spring and/or fall awards ceremonies.