CMU Students Win Awards
Three Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) students have won significant
awards for the 2007-08 academic year.
Andrea Dick, a second-year psychology major from Kandern, Germany,
received a Millennium Scholarship from the Canadian government’s Millennium
|Andrea Dick receives her Millennium award from CMU President
The Scholarship, which is worth $4,000, is given on the basis of good
citizenship, community service, academic achievement, leadership and an interest
A total of 1,011 Millennium Scholarship awards were given to university
students across Canada this year. Dick is the second CMU student to have
received this award.
The Millennium Scholarship Foundation was created in 2003 to provide Canadian
university students with learn, grow and contribute to their communities.
Dick attends the Westwood Community Church (Mennonite Brethren) in Winnipeg.
Becky Reesor, a second-year music major from Listowel, Ont. is the
recipient of the Abner Martin Music Scholarship.
The Scholarship, which was established by the Menno Singers of Waterloo, Ont.
to honour Martin’s contribution to music awareness among Ontario Mennonites and
in the larger community, is given to a deserving student affiliated with
Mennonite Church Eastern Canada who is studying full-time in a graduate or
undergraduate music program. The award is worth $2,000.
In addition to studying piano performance and music ministry, Reesor is also
involved with CMU choirs both as singer and accompanist.
Reesor is a member of the Listowel Mennonite Church.
Sarah Little, second year general arts major from Winnipeg, is the
recipient of a $2,000 Horizons Scholarship from FaithLife Financial. The
scholarship, which is available to FaithLife Financial members, is given on the
basis of academic performance and church and community involvement.
The Scholarship is administered by the Association of Universities and
Colleges of Canada (AUCC) on behalf of FaithLife Financial. It is available only
to students attending educational institutions that have recognized
Little is a member of the St. James Lutheran Church in Winnipeg.
Posted November 3, 2007
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