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Ellen Edwards CDP Student Award of Distinction

New Westminster Award Recipient returns Honour to Douglas College Students

Ellen Edwards, long-time New Westminster resident and retired NETWERCC executive director (now the BC Career Development Association) has been the recipient of several lifetime achievement awards for her outstanding contribution to the career development practitioner sector.

A list of Ellen's awards include local, provincial and national recognition, including several from Douglas College for her tireless promotion of the Douglas College Career Development Practitioner Programs.

Upon her retirement, the Douglas College, Faculty of Child, Family and Community Studies established The Ellen Edwards CDP Student Award of Distinction. This Award in her name is a way to give back to the students she admires for their dedication and commitment to helping others in their search for satisfying work and careers. Each year a financial award will be given to a student in a Career Development Practitioner Program.

"This award will especially help students juggling family and work demands" commented Dr. Cheryl Jeffs, CDP Continuing Education faculty member. For further information about the Career Development Practitioner Programs or the Ellen Edwards CDP Student Award of Distinction please contact 604 527 5479.

Ellen Edwards CDP Student Award 2012 Recipient - Travers Whelan

Ellen Edwards CDP Student Award 2011 Recipient - Andrea Welling

Ellen Edwards CDP Student Award 2010 Recipient - Charlene Daley

Ellen Edwards CDP Student Award 2009 Recipient - Brian Parker

Ellen Edwards CDP Student Award 2008 Recipient - Johanna Beemster

Make a Donation

Donations to the Ellen Edwards CDP Student Award of Distinction are accepted at any time. Receipts for income tax purposes are issued. To make a donation contact:

Tel: 604 777 6176
Emailfoundation@douglascollege.ca 
Or Visit the website here

How to Apply for the Ellen Edwards CDP Student Award of Distinction (pdf)