Each year Doctors of BC presents two scholarships to children of Doctors of BC members who display outstanding scholastic achievement, remarkable volunteer contributions, and well-rounded extracurricular interests. Each recipient receives $1000 toward postsecondary education. Winners are selected by Doctors of BC committee members through an anonymous process.
This year’s winners were selected from a group of applicants who all possessed a well-balanced list of academic, extracurricular, and volunteer achievements.
Anneke Dresselhuis, New Westminster
Ms Anneke Dresselhuis graduated from Carver Christian High School in 2018 and will be starting the University of British Columbia’s dual degree program in the fall to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts and simultaneously a master’s in Management through the Sauder School of Business. Anneke is passionate about making art, but acknowledges that the practical ability to promote and market her work is of equal importance.
Throughout high school Anneke maintained high academic standing, served on student council from grades 8 through 12 in various roles, and volunteered as a peer mediator (a student counselor assisting younger students who need emotional and social support to work through conflict) at her school. To view a portfolio of Anneke’s artwork, visit http://adresselhuis.wixsite.com/arts.
John-Paul Ng, Vancouver
Mr John-Paul Ng graduated from Vancouver College in 2018 and will be attending the University of British Columbia in the fall in the Faculty of Science, with the aim of continuing on to medical school to be able to serve the physical and mental health needs of members of his community.
John-Paul maintained a high academic standing throughout high school, and has studied the Kodaly Method of piano since age 4. He remains a loyal student of the Vancouver Academy of Music 14 years later and is now preparing for the ARCT piano performer’s diploma and grade 10 cello exam. John-Paul also started practising karate at age 7, and travelled to Japan this past summer to attend the 11th International Tai Kai Competition. He qualified for his first-degree black belt in 2017. Throughout childhood John-Paul also attended UBC physics and astronomy summer camps unfailingly, and started to volunteer at the camps as soon as he met the age requirement.
For more information about the award, visit www.doctorsofbc.ca/resource-centre/awards-scholarships/doctors-bc-scholarship-awards.
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