The Grande Prairie Composite High School is proud to announce Daniela Falaye, a Grade 12 student in the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme will be receiving the prestigious $60,000 Jim Dinning and Evelyn Main Chancellor's Scholarship to study at the University of Calgary beginning in September of 2022.
Falaye is the first Grande Prairie Composite High School (GPCHS) student to be awarded the University of Calgary's Chancellor's Scholarship. She was nominated by GPCHS for her outstanding academic achievements, community involvement and leadership.
"Thanks to all the outstanding teachers at the Grande Prairie Composite High School who have helped me throughout my schooling. I also want to say a special thank-you to my mom for all the support and sacrifices. I look forward to furthering my education at the University of Calgary in Neuroscience."
Daniela Falay, Grade 12 student in the IB programme, Grande Prairie Composite High School
"We are very proud of Daniela for her accomplishments and her ongoing contributions to the Grande Prairie Composite High School. As a school, it is gratifying to see Daniela get recognized for all she has done, and we look forward to seeing what she continues to do in the next chapter of her life."
Dennis Vobeyda, Principal, Grande Prairie Composite High School
"Congratulations to Daniela for this recognition of her hard work over the past few years. Thank you to our staff for their guidance and support that contributed to her receiving this prestigious scholarship award. We are very proud of the students and staff involved with the International Baccalaureate Programme at the Grande Prairie Composite High School. It is a world-class program that helps prepare students like Daniela and her peers for a very bright future."
Sandy McDonald, Superintendent, Grande Prairie Public School Division
"On behalf of the Board of Trustees, we extend our sincerest congratulations
"Congratulations to Daniela and her family. Our Board is proud to support programming at GPCHS to offer students like Daniela the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential through participation in the IB programme. The success of GPPSD students in earning significant post-secondary scholarships over the years is inspiring. This program allows students to experience unique challenges, creating growth and setting a strong foundation for future successes."
Joan Nellis, Board Chair, Board of Trustees, Grande Prairie Public School Division