Trades NL Awards $10,000 in Scholarships to Post Secondary Students


For Immediate Release

April 20th, 2022 – Trades NL, representing unionized skilled trade workers across Newfoundland and Labrador announced $10,000 in scholarships to assist dependents of building trade members in furthering their post-secondary education goals.

“All of our recipients demonstrate great potential for their future careers,” says Trades NL’s Executive Director, Darin King. “Our annual scholarship program continues to show the generosity from our building trades unions in their commitment towards helping the next generation pursue an education and career. We are pleased to provide financial assistance to our members’ families and we all look forward to seeing the future successes of our recipients.”

Successful recipients include:

Brent Stone – Harbour Main – Affiliation: Heat And Frost Insulators & Allied Workers Local 137
Brooklyn Smith – Spaniard’s Bay – Affiliation: Carpenters Local 579
Jacob Drodge – Carbonear– Affiliation: UA Plumbers and Pipefitters, Local 740
Mikela Rowsell – Glovertown – Affiliation: UA Plumbers and Pipefitters, Local 740
Emily Starkes – Hare Bay – Affiliation: Iron Workers, Local 764
Angeline Dalton – Harbour Main – Affiliation: Iron Workers, Local 764
Terrence Careen – Point Lance – Affiliation: Teamsters, Local 855
Raeleigh Murphy – Corner Brook – Affiliation: Operating Engineers, Local 904
Gia Caul – Stephenville – Affiliation: Operating Engineers, Local 904
Abigail Hussey – Upper Island Cove – Affiliation: Electrical Workers, Local 2330

“It is encouraging to see these enthusiastic young leaders emerging from Newfoundland and Labrador,” continued King. “I’d like to thank all of this year’s applicants, and congratulate all for their outstanding and thoughtful submissions. I applaud each of their commitments to furthering their education and pursuing their passions and wish them every success in their future.”

Over the past four years, Trades NL has awarded 35 scholarships to dependents of our skilled trade members.

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