Accountants provide funding opportunities to NSCC students

As the youngest of 10 children in his family, Kevin MacDonald knew money could be hard to come by. He also knew the lasting impact education could make on people’s lives. A longtime chartered professional accountant in New Glasgow, MacDonald and his business partner, Heather Murphy, are helping open that path to students at Nova...

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‘100 Women Who Care’ gives Big Brothers group 10,000 reasons to smile

The power of positivity was prevalent last week when a local agency was presented with more than $10,000. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County received more than $10,000 from 100 Women Who Care following the group’s most recent meeting held in Pictou. Big Brothers will use this money to start a scholarship for graduating...

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Pictou graduate named 2016 recipient of national scholarship

PICTOU – A 2016 graduate of Pictou Academy has received a national scholarship. Amelia English is among four  bright and community-minded students who are beginning their university education with a little help from the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame /Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life Scholarship. One high school student in each of four...

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Scholarship helping student fulfil dream

NEW GLASGOW – Music fuels Anna Bond. Singing and studying music is just something she has always wanted to do. Though she grew up in a household with a love of Celtic music, her taste was distinct, having always felt drawn to Classical music. Bond asked for and received singing lessons at the age of...

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Out of the shadows

STELLARTON – Luke Knock is preparing to head to college with a new attitude about his health, a sense of normalcy – and a $5,000 scholarship. The 19-year-old Stellarton resident was one of only 10 students from across the country to receive an AbbVie IBD Scholarship, aimed at empowering Canadians living with Crohn’s and colitis....

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