The William Robert Courtnage Community Service Bursary
The William Robert Courtnage Community Service Bursary was established in 1999 in commemoration of the late William Robert Courtnage, the founding Chairperson of the Haldimand-Norfolk and Tillsonburg Crime Stoppers Program.
The bursary, in the amount of $1000, is awarded to two (2) members of the graduating class of secondary schools in Haldimand, Norfolk and Tillsonburg area who have participated in their student Crime Stoppers program and have demonstrated a commitment to the program's success.
Applications are open to secondary school graduating students in the Haldimand-Norfolk and Tillsonburg area who are currently members of their school’s student Crime Stoppers program and who have been members for a minimum of two years of their high school career. The bursary acknowledges the contributions made by students who play a significant role in improving and developing the concept of student Crime Stoppers. The selection committee will consider those nominees who have demonstrated outstanding student leadership qualities, together with academic excellence. The bursary will be presented on the basis of how the nominee's achievements have contributed to the betterment of the student community and to the advantage of those attending their school.
The overall quality of the contribution, rather than the attainment of a certain status or position will be a determining factor for the committee in arriving in a final decision.
Five (5) members of the Board of Directors of the Haldimand-Norfolk and Tillsonburg Crime Stoppers program will comprisethe Selection Committee and choose the bursary recipient(s). The members are: the Chairperson, the Vice-Chairperson, the Past Chairperson, the Secretary-Treasurer and one member of the Board at large
Method of Selection
- The Selection Committee will accept applications post dated up to March 23, 2012.
- The Selection Committee will consider all information available to them and select the recipient(s).
- The bursary will be presented at an event of the Selection Committee's choosing.
- In the event the nominees do not meet the Committee's minimum requirements in any particular year, the Selection Committee, in its absolute discretion, may decline to award one or more of the bursaries in that year.
- The decision of the Selection Committee in final.
Deadline for applications is March 23, 2012.
2011 / 2012
2010 / 2011
2009 / 2010
2008 / 2009
2007 / 2008
2006 / 2007
2005 / 2006
Lindsay DuGuid, Simcoe Composite School
Cheryl Green, Dunnville Secondary School
2004 / 2005
Nisha Deol, Hagersville Secondary School
2003 / 2004
2002 / 2003
Jodi Fleming, Hagersville Secondary School
Barrie Winegard, McKinnon Park Secondary School
2001 / 2002
Jessica Armstrong, Valley Heights Secondary School
2000 / 2001
Diana Vokes, Hagersville Secondary School
Elisha Duyvestijn, Delhi Secondary School
1999 / 2000
Jordan Beischlag, Hagersville Secondary School
Lauren Fowler, McKinnon Secondary School