Knowledge First Financial supports students on their path for education, whether that be bachelor’s degrees, masters, or trades. The Knowledge First Financial Skilled Trades Award offered 20 scholarships for students who had a desire to further their interest in a particular skilled trade, achieved great skills in school, and demonstrated a commitment towards community involvement.

These award winners had to submit a personal statement detailing their involvement in the community, a description of their goals and achievements all while exhibiting their personality.

Let’s meet these incredible award winners!

Skilled Trades Award Winners

Wesley Ashley

Tyler Ayettey from Orleans, Ontario is working towards his Red Seal in General Carpentry Program.

Alexane Bellemae from Gatineau, Quebec is currently completing her program in Fashion Design.

Riley Benville from Alton, Ontario is currently studying as a Modéliste internationale du vêtement.

James Bond from Blenheim, Ontario is studying an Electricity dual credit in Pre-Apprentice Truck and Coach Technician.

Tristen Ching from Souris, Prince Edward Island is working towards a degree in Construction – Electrical.

Mackenzie Coles from Leduc, Alberta is studying as a Heavy Equipment Technician.

Dylan Doiron from Caraquet, New Brunswick is working towards his Administration degree.

Camille Duperreault from Regina, Saskatchewan is working towards their degree in Carpentry.

G Myles Farnsworth from Pictou, Nova Scotia is working towards completing his skilled trades diploma.

Zacharia Flint from Roblin, Manitoba is in his first year of his Electrical Apprenticeship.

Marie-Pier Gendron from Saint-Anaclet, Quebec.

Nathaniel Hartley from Sudbury, Ontario is studying as an Industrial Millwright Technician.

Brayden Kovarsky from Vaughan, Ontario is studying in the Computer Systems Technician program.

Maxwell J. Krabben

Hannah Meier from Stony Plain, Alberta is working towards her degree in Denturist Technology and Business Administration.

Emmaline Penner from St. Thomas, Ontario is studying Fire Science. Joelle Powe from Kingston, Ontario.

Brady Power from Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador is studying as a Sheet Metal Worker.

Josiah Sklar from Aigueblanche, Ontario is working towards becoming a Paramedic.

Congratulations to all 20 award winners! This award will reopen in spring 2022, so keep your eye out!