【多伦多2月15日】品学皆优的学霸们是如何领悟到“庖丁解牛”般的高效学习方法的?两个学霸孩子的母亲是如何激发孩子自主、快乐学习,并建立自信心?企业高管如何看现代教育的重要性及成功要素?3月5日,星期天下午2点,来北约克市政厅参加CPAC基金会奖学金颁奖典礼,相信一定会让学生和家长朋友们从中获益。

加拿大中国专业人士协会CPAC基金会今天宣布,2016年度CPAC基金会奖学金及助学金评选工作已经结束,十名学子从近百名申请者中脱颖而出、将获嘉奖。颁奖典礼将于2017年3月5日下午2:00在多伦多北约克市民中心会议厅举行,免费对公众开放并提供茶点,欢迎学生、家长积极参加,分享获奖学子的成功经验。

本次CPAC基金会奖学金将要发放的四类、十个奖项是:一名3000元的CPAC-TD Insurance Meloche Monnex奖学金、一名3000元的CPAC特别奖学金、六名1000元的CPAC及CPAC- Queen Financial Group高中奖学金及两名3000元的CPAC-Tianbao、CPAC-Investors Group助学金。有别于其他的奖学金评选只基于考核申请者的学习成绩情况,CPAC基金会奖学金的评选还看重申请者对人类、社会和环境的关怀以及领导力的体现。奖学金总价值18,000加元。

2016年度CPAC基金会高中、大学奖学金、助学金获奖名单如下:

Awards高中奖学金                                                         Name                                School
CPAC Award (Grade 10)                                                SongLing Wang                 The Woodlands School
CPAC Award (Grade 10)                                                Elaine Ke-Xin Liu               Don Mills Collegiate Institute
CPAC Award (Grade 10)                                                Emily Cross                        Hammarskjold High School
CPAC – Queen Financial Group Award (Grade 11)        Aiken Chau        Mary Ward Catholic Secondary School
CPAC Award (Grade 12)                                                 Kevin Zhang                      Victoria Park Collegiate Institute
CPAC Award (Grade 12)                                                 Mokai Xu                            Bayview Secondary School

Scholarships 大学奖学金                                                 Name                               School
CPAC – TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Scholarship        Sari Ohsada                     Queen’s University
CPAC Special Scholarship                                                 Yiqiao Chen                      Leaside High School
CPAC – Tianbao Education Scholarship                             Echo Wu                          Seneca College
CPAC – Investors Group Education Scholarship                Shi Ting Lu                       University of Toronto

与往年的颁奖典礼一样,除常规的颁奖环节外,CPAC基金会特意安排了获奖者分享成功经验,从学习习惯、学习方法、家庭教育、社会活动等各方面与同龄人及家长分享心得体会。今年,基金会还特别邀请了两位主题演讲嘉宾:一位是培育了两名学霸的Helen Cao女士,分享她的育儿经。曹女士的儿子现在麻省理工学院(MIT)博士在读,是获GPA满分4.0,并被学校破格升级为5.0以示嘉奖的超级学霸,在被麻省理工学院提供全额奖学金录取之前,还同时收到了哈佛大学、斯坦福大学及剑桥大学全额奖学金入学通知书;女儿则是Dalhousie 大学法学院在读,LSAT入学考试获99%高分、同时是魔方世界女子第一6年记录保持者。相信学霸父母及品学兼优的获奖学子们的分享一定能给更多莘莘学子和家长以鼓励和启示。另一位是曾在多家知名企业任高管职位的Marilyn Flanagan,她将为大家分享企业对现代人才的要求以及教育在塑造我们价值观念中的重要性。Ms. Flanagan曾任:the past President of Textualis, one of Canada’s premier translation services organizations specializing in multi-lingual communication processes; the Senior Vice President of Business Operations at IFDS, the leading supplier of investor record keeping services for the Canadian and European mutual funds market; the Chair of the Canadian operating committee and a member of the global quality review team; the Senior Vice President of National Sales and Service for TD Meloche Monnex and led a group of close to two thousand insurance professional from coast to coast, and she was with Meloche Monnex for more than twenty years and as a member of the senior management partnership team.

颁奖典礼结束后还安排了招待会,给家长和学生提供更多面对面交流的机会。

“CPAC基金会了解良好的教育对我们的下一代非常重要,我们希望能借此奖学金鼓励那些移民的子女,那些勤奋上进的学生在教育的道路上不断前进。我们感谢所有捐赠者和赞助商的慷慨支持,”CPAC基金会会长林瑞铭先生介绍说。

颁奖典礼免费入场,典礼结束后将提供茶点。为方便主办方安排,需提前在网上注册。如需了解更多情况,请浏览CPAC基金会网站www.cpacfoundation.ca ,或致电CPAC办公室查询:416-298-7885 转分机101。

CPAC基金会奖学金颁奖典礼的具体安排如下:

日期:2017年3月5日,星期日

时间:下午2:00至4:00 (1:30 签到)

地点:North York Civic Centre Council Chambers

(5100 Yonge St, North York, ON M2N 5V7)

注册:Register button

 

CPAC基金会是成立于1999年的慈善机构,主要为CPAC服务移民社区筹款,用于帮助具有海外教育背景的移民专业人士尽快获取职业证书、找到工作以及尽快融入新国度;同时,CPAC基金会主办教育主题相关活动为新移民家庭提供加拿大教育资讯,也为成绩优异又富有社会责任感的学生提供奖学金、助学金。

自2000年以来,CPAC基金会共计向二百多名具有加拿大国籍或永久居民身份的优秀学生颁发了近25万加元的奖学金和助学金,并捐建了两所中国贫困山区小学。

 

What: CPAC Foundation Scholarship Award Ceremony

When: 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm, Sunday, March 5, 2017

Where: North York Civic Centre Council Chamber, 5100 Yonge St, North York, ON M2N 5V7

Cost: Free when pre-register online

Schedule:

1:30 pm Registration

2:00 pm Opening and Keynote Speech

2:30 pm Awards & Scholarships Presentation

3:30 pm Reception & Networking

4:00 pm Close

February 17, 2017, Toronto, ON – The CPAC Foundation announced this year’s ten recipients of the CPAC Foundation Scholarships and Awards.

“The Selection Committee had a difficult task in choosing only ten individuals out of many worthy applications,” remarked Richard Lim, President of CPAC Foundation. “The recipients are picked based on their combined academic excellence and community involvement.”

There are six awards, one sponsored by Queen Financial Group, given to high school students with a combination of strong grades and dedicated volunteerism. Each award is worth $1000. The recipients include Aiken Chau from Mary Ward Catholic Secondary School, Co-President of his school’s DECA Chapter; Elaine Ke-Xin Liu at Don Mills Collegiate Institute, who works as a youth leader with St. John Ambulance; Emily Cross from Hammarskjold High School, the Regional Director of Sustainable Youth Canada’s Thunder Bay chapter; Kevin Zhang from Victoria Park Collegiate Institute, who worked with the Alzheimer Society of Toronto; Mokai Xu from Bayview Secondary School, one of 2016 Ontario Top Scholars and Director of Women in Computer Science Waterloo; and SongLing Wang from The Woodlands School, who is a Junior Executive on The Prefects.

The CPAC-TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Scholarship, worth $3000, is given to an accomplished post-secondary student with demonstrated leadership. Sari Ohsada, an Environmental Science and Global Development Studies student at Queen’s University, is given this honour for her work in social justice and climate change education.

The CPAC Special Scholarship, worth $3000, is given to a student that played an active and leading role in a meaningful project to the community. The recipient, Yiqiao Chen of Leaside High School, is awarded for her work in running Vision Exchange, a program matching blind Chinese individuals with English-speaking mentors.

The recipient of the CPAC-Tianbao Education Scholarship is past award winner, Echo Wu, studying Accounting at Seneca College. Receiving the CPAC-Investors Group Education Scholarship is Shi Ting Lu, studying Engineering at the University of Toronto. Both scholarships are given to students in strong academic standing with financial need, and are worth $3000 each.

The total value of scholarships and awards given out this year is $18,000.

Below is the full list of recipients:

Awards高中奖学金                                                          Name                                School
CPAC Award (Grade 10)                                                SongLing Wang                 The Woodlands School
CPAC Award (Grade 10)                                                Elaine Ke-Xin Liu               Don Mills Collegiate Institute
CPAC Award (Grade 10)                                                Emily Cross                        Hammarskjold High School
CPAC – Queen Financial Group Award (Grade 11)        Aiken Chau              Mary Ward Catholic Secondary School
CPAC Award (Grade 12)                                                Kevin Zhang                       Victoria Park Collegiate Institute
CPAC Award (Grade 12)                                                Mokai Xu                            Bayview Secondary School

Scholarships 大学奖学金                                                 Name                               School
CPAC – TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Scholarship        Sari Ohsada                     Queen’s University
CPAC Special Scholarship                                                 Yiqiao Chen                      Leaside High School
CPAC – Tianbao Education Scholarship                             Echo Wu                          Seneca College
CPAC – Investors Group Education Scholarship                Shi Ting Lu                       University of Toronto

An award ceremony celebrating the achievements of these young individuals will be held on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at the North York Civic Centre’s Council Chamber and is open to the public. The ten scholarship and award recipients will share their inspiring stories based on their accomplishments.

“It’s a great opportunity for students and parents to share their experiences and learn from one another,” says Andi Shi, Executive Director of the Foundation.

In addition to the award recipients sharing their stories, the CPAC Foundation Scholarship and Award Ceremony will feature two keynote speeches. Ms Helen Cao will share her experiences as a parent to two accomplished children, one of whom chose to pursue a PHD at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) over offers from other schools including Stanford, Harvard and Cambridge and the other a six- year record holding World Cube Competition Women Champion studying at the Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law. Audiences will learn about her role in fostering her children’s success with personal accounts of the relationship she shares with them.

Another keynote speech entitled “Educate, Appreciate, Dominate” will be presented by Ms Marilyn Flanagan. Ms Flanagan will speak on the importance of education in shaping our values, the role that scholarships play in supporting that education, and, the resultant opportunities. Ms Flanagan’s career comprises many executive roles including the Past President of Textualis, Senior Vice President of Business Operations at IFDS, Senior Vice President of National Sales and Service for TD Meloche Monnex, and guest lecturer at McGill University Faculty of Management. Audience will surely benefit from her vast management experience and advanced leadership skills.

 

About CPAC Foundation

The CPAC Foundation is founded in 1999 and is a registered charity that raises funds in support of CPAC’s work within the immigrant community. The CPAC Foundation also has its own education related initiatives.

The Foundation continues to support CPAC in carrying out its mission of helping internationally trained professionals and tradespeople to obtain licenses, find jobs, advance their careers, develop leadership skills, and integrate into Canadian society.

For its own initiatives, the Foundation organizes activities that provide educational information to parents and students. It also provides scholarships and bursaries to secondary and post-secondary students who have demonstrated social responsibility and a determination to pursue academic excellence.

Since 2000, the CPAC Foundation has given out more than 200 scholarships and bursaries with a total value of $246,000. It has also built two schools in poverty and disaster stricken areas in China.

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