A group of retired Delta teachers has presented two students with $1,000 scholarships.
The scholarships are awarded annually to two graduating Delta students in recognition of their academic achievement as well as school leadership and community volunteerism.
Both students, Amandeep Kainth and Rhea Dutt, enjoyed science and are pursuing a career in health sciences. They are enrolled at Kwantlen Polytechnic University with hopes of becoming registered nurses.
Kainth is recognized at North Delta Secondary for her personal integrity and respect for fellow students. She has devoted countless hours mentoring and coaching fellow students, both in the classroom and on the basketball court. She sets the benchmark for younger students to reach, as well as making a difference tutoring individuals with educational challenges. She maintained her A average as she positively impacted her school and community. She aspires to be a pediatric nurse.
Dutt presents an impressive background of leadership skills and volunteer activities at Delview Secondary. She has supported many school programs. As president of First Responders she liaised with other Lower Mainland responder teams; as well she worked with younger students in Delview feeder schools to imagine a world without bullying. Active in swimming, dance and skating, as well as earning a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, she challenges all students to be physically active. She aspires to be a registered nurse specializing in midwifery.