Meet our Donors

Wendy Lachance

Coast Capital Savings

Wendy Lachance, Director, Community Leadership

Coast Capital Savings is committed to helping young people acquire the vital educational and career skills needed to become successful leaders and contributors to society. Read more...

Ross Douglas

The Katherine Cummings Scholarship for Musical Excellence

Ross Douglas

Established by former student Margaret Douglas in memory of her mother, Katherine Cummings, the Katherine Cummings Scholarship for Musical Excellence Award was created by the late music lover’s family to recognize a student who has demonstrated a high level of performance ability and academic achievement, and who will be pursuing their goal of a professional career in music through a performance diploma in voice, piano or a bowed string instrument. Read more...


Shannon Cupskey

IRLY Building Centres/TIM-BR MART Endowed Award

Shannon Cupskey

Shannon Cupskey, BC Territory Manager at Chalifour Canada — a subsidiary of TIM-BR MART Ltd. — is a former Kwantlen Polytechnic University business student who, during her first year of studies, participated in a sales class that required students to raise a minimum of $500 toward Kwantlen scholarship funds. The “carrot” was that if the students were successful and able to raise $12,000 (cumulatively), they would not be required to take the final exam.


Carol Prantner

Dr. Carol Prantner and David Hollands Technical Fabric Award

Dr. Carol Prantner

A 1982 graduate of Kwantlen’s Fashion Technology program, as well as the co-founder of Sugoi Performance Apparel, Dr. Carol Prantner has been a long-time supporter of Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Fashion Technology Program. Read more...


Chapter AE

Chapter AE, Philanthropic Educational Organization Award

Heather Hankin, Treasurer, PEO Sisterhood, Chapter AE, Vancouver, British Columbia

The P.E.O. Sisterhood ( is passionate about its mission: promoting educational opportunities for women. In addition to operating Cottey College, a non-denominational post-secondary school in Nevada, Missouri, it offers loans, scholarships and grants to women throughout the United States and Canada who want to achieve higher education, but are facing financial barriers. Read more...