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2008 Recipient

Johanna BeemsterDouglas College Foundation 
11th Annual Awards Tea
March 19 2008

Jan Carrie, Dean CFCS, Congratulates Johanna Beemster
First Recipient of the Ellen Edwards CDP Student Award

On March 19 2008, Joanna Beemster, Career Development Practitioner (CDP) Student, CFCS CE was honoured as the first recipient of the Ellen Edwards CDP Student Award. Ellen Edwards, one of the original co-developers of the Career Development Practitioner Program presented Joanna a $500 cheque at the Tea and Awards ceremony. Ellen retired in 2005 from NETWERCC (now ENET) and Cheryl Jeffs established this annual Award to recognize Ellen's contribution to the program and her ongoing commitment to Douglas College students. Students enrolled in the Career Development Practitioner program are eligible to apply for the Award. Details here.

A message from Johanna Beemster
It was an honour to be the first to receive the generous Ellen Edwards CDP Student Award. The award will help to facilitate my goal of completing the Career Development Practitioner Certificate program by June 2008. The program is providing me with a solid foundation to develop the skills that will allow me to join the ranks of those known to be the best in this field.
Thank you.

Donations to the Ellen Edwards CDP Student Award are accepted at any time. Receipts for income tax purposes are issued. The Douglas College Foundation matches employee donations. To make a donation contact:

Tel: 604 777 6176
Douglas College Foundation