Past Scholarship Winners


On Tuesday afternoon, the Lethbridge School Division Board of Trustees announced the winners of the 2023 ICE Awards Scholarship.
Four projects received $1,000 scholarships, while four others received honourable mentions. 
The winning projects included:
- Samreet Mutti (Bollywood Dance Group - Grade 12, Winston Churchill High School)
- Bronwyn Taylor, Madeline Taylor, Marie Metz and Siyeon Ryu (Earth Club - Grade 11, Lethbridge Collegiate Institute)
- Kennedy Chinn (Escapism Digital Art - Grade 10, Chinook High School)
Grade 11/12
- Jerry Wang (Drumming Program- Grade 10, Winston Churchill High School).
Honourable mentions included:
- Bobby Zhao and Selina Sun (Music and Speech With Seniors - Grade 9, Winston Churchill High School)
- True Lee Primrose (Baking Business - Grade 9, Winston Churchill High School)
- Claire Moore (Watercolour business - Grade 11, Immanuel Christian Secondary School)
- Steven Yang, Masataro Tatsuno, Morteza Faraji and Agraj Paudel (Math Club - Grade 12, Chinook High School and Winston Churchill High School).

More information on the eight projects can be found through the video below:

Students honoured with 2022 Canada 150 ICE Awards Scholarships

On Tuesday afternoon, the Lethbridge School Division Board of Trustees handed out six Canada 150 ICE Awards Scholarships.
Each student took home $1,000, as Community Engagement Committee chairperson Genny Steed also handed out certificates to the winners.
Winners of the 2022 scholarships were split into two categories:
Grade 9/10:
Roxana Albu (Grade 9 Chinook High School) - Expression Through the Paint
Melora Bowie (Grade 9 Lethbridge Collegiate Institute) - Cramp Kits
Ava Martin (Grade 9 Lethbridge Collegiate Institute) - Nails by Avalee.
Grade 11/12:
Samarpit Paul (Grade 11 Winston Churchill High School) - Advantage of Quantum Computers
Kieran Schmidtke ( Grade 12 Lethbridge Collegiate Institute) - Bridges Consulting Music Program
Kaydence Tanner (Grade 12 Lethbridge Collegiate Institute) - The Pop Stop.
Honourable mention certificates were also handed out to four other finalists:
Madison Elford (Grade 9 Chinook High School) - Christmas Stockings
Sara Kozub (Grade 9 Lethbridge Collegiate Institute) - Crochet Dolls
Josie Meyer (Grade 11 Winston Churchill High School) - Quilting Project
Grant Nelson (Grade 11 Winston Churchill High School) - Green Certificate.

For a recap on the six award-winning projects, please see the video below:

Division names Canada 150 ICE Awards Scholarship winners for 2021

The winners have been named for the 2021 Canada 150 ICE Awards Scholarships.
This year, seven students are sharing a grand total of $6,000.
In the Grade 9/10 category, Steven Yang and Morteza Faraji, Grade 10 students from Winston Churchill High School and Chinook High School are sharing $500 for their team project, Cigarette Recycling.
Maggie Cheung, a Grade 9 Chinook student, also earned $1,000 for her project, Living Through 2020/2021.
Winston Churchill Grade 12 student Ashley Na’s $1,000 scholarship was for her submission, Acrylic Paint Project.
Bradley Pike, a Grade 11 student at Lethbridge Collegiate Institute, took home $1,000 for his project, E-Sports.
LCI Grade 12 student Lauren Van Roon earned a $1,000 scholarship for her project, Wool Felting.
More information can be found here: SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Learn more about the winners by watching the video below:

Lethbridge School Division ICE Award Scholarship winners announced for 2020

The winners have been announced for this year's Lethbridge School Division Canada 150 ICE Awards Scholarships. 
Five students have split a total of $4,000 in scholarship money, funds which have been raised over the last four years through the Canada 150 ICE Awards Scholarship Breakfast.
The four projects that were awarded scholarships include:
Jayden de Kock and Laszlo Babits - Chinook High School (Berta Vintage)
Isaiah Mason - Chinook High School (COVID-19 video)
Julien Todd - Winston Churchill High School (Robotics Club)
Michelle Wu - Winston Churchill High School (GeneZ podcast)
Please see the video below for a quick recap on the four award-winning projects.


ICE Awards scholarship winners for 2019 recognized at Board meeting

Six Lethbridge School District No. 51 students were recognized Tuesday with Canada 150 ICE Awards Scholarships.

Two individual projects, and two team projects, were among the four submissions selected for the 2019 version of the scholarships.

At the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees, the winners were presented with their scholarship cheques, along with a certificate to recognize their achievement.

Below is a short description of the four winning projects.

Go Nutty – Kanyon Jarvie and Amy Quan

Kanyon Jarvie and Amy Quan are Grade 9 students at Winston Churchill High School. Their project, Go Nutty, was born from seeing the need for nutritious food that is delicious, nutritious and affordable for all families. Through trial and error, Jarvie and Quan developed the recipe for their granola cups. They are vegan friendly and dairy free. Through their business plan, they would like to see their product available in schools, throughout the community, and in time, internationally. Fifty per cent of their profits are donated back to Breakfast Clubs of Canada. Jarvie and Quan want to ensure every student has the healthy nutrition they need within their day.

Epistemic Responsibility – Linda He

Linda He is a Grade 10 student from Chinook High School. Her project, Epistemic Responsibility, stemmed from her discovery and newfound passion for philosophy. He sees the need to strengthen critical thinking and reasoning skills of students, especially in light of the influence our society has from the continual influx of information online. He would like to introduce others to this field of study through the development of a Philosophy Club at her school. She also would like to explore the potential of having a Philosophy course offered for credit.

Spatial Awareness – Maiya Clapton

Maiya Clapton is a Grade 11 student from Winston Churchill High School. Her project, Spatial Awareness, is a product of her keen interest in neuroscience. For the past two years, Clapton has been working alongside Dr. Gonzales, professor of Kinesiology and Neuroscience, at the University of Lethbridge. Their work has been exploring the spatial strengths of men and women at a post-secondary level. Through Lego play, they discovered a significant difference of ability and have moved their research deeper to explore whether Lego could play a significant role in the rehabilitation of spatial abilities and motor functions. Clapton would like to explore Lego clubs within our District and discover how Lego play can benefit young learners. She is interested in pursuing neuroscience as a career and will be travelling this summer to Viet Nam to participate in a medical project.

Tailings Ponds – Dewuni De Silva and Michelle Wu

Dewuni De Silva and Michelle Wu are Grade 11 students from Winston Churchill High School. Representing their iGEM team (International Genetically Engineered Machine), De Silva and Wu presented their collective work on tailings ponds. Tailings ponds are formed from many oil and mining processes. They have detrimental effects on the environment and ecosystem as they contain a toxic combination of oil and chemical compounds such as lead and mercury. Their project explored the possibility of extracting such ions from the water to decrease the negative impacts they create. They believe that as oil production and demand increases, the use of their project will be beneficial to both the environment and the economy. They would like to explore further the possibility of taking the metal ions collected and repurposing them or selling them for profit. A harmful wasteland can be turned into a repurposed land mine.

Winners of 2018 ICE Awards Scholarship announced

Lethbridge School District No. 51 has revealed the three winners of the Canada 150 Innovation Creativity and Entrepreneurship (ICE) Awards.
The annual scholarship is awarded by the District’s Board of Trustees, recognizing student innovation, in keeping with the District’s vision: Learners are innovative thinkers who are successful, confident, respectful and caring.
Winners of the 2018 Canada ICE Scholarships were honoured at the Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meeting. Students recognized included:

  • Clara LeBon-Volia (Grade 9, LCI): Using a Marine Environment to Grow Plants
  • Jonathan Smith (Grade 10, Chinook): Arduino Home Automation
  • Chayse Stasiuk (Grade 12, ICSS): The Awareness Project (TAP)

District hands out ICE Award Scholarships to 2017 winners

The winners have been selected for this year’s Canada 150 Innovation Creativity Entrepreneurship (ICE) Awards.
A new scholarship created by Lethbridge School District No. 51, the awards seek to recognize student innovation, in keeping with the District’s new vision - Learners are innovative thinkers who are successful, confident, respectful, and caring.
This year, two students have been selected to receive the $1,000 scholarship - Joey Brewster of Victoria Park High School and Samantha Orr of Lethbridge Collegiate Institute.
The District is also handing out honourable mentions, which includes a $500 cash prize, to Aurora Frewin of Chinook High School and Shelly Lee of Winston Churchill High School.
The four students will be recognized at the June 27 meeting of the Board of Trustees.
The Canada 150 ICE Awards are to be presented annually to high school students who have demonstrated innovative thinking. This award is not about grades or tests, but focuses on student work exemplifying innovation that has the potential to impact a field of study, business, industry or the community at large.

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