JPII student earns $20,000 scholars award


Lauren Brandle has won the University of Regina Circle of Scholars Award. Lauren’s admission average was 99.4 per cent - an impressive achievement and highest in the province. The award is valued at $20,000 over four years ($5,000 per year). 

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Lauren is a Grade 12 student at John Paul II Collegiate in North Battleford. She formerly attended Holy Family School. Lauren has been on the honour roll consistently throughout school and has earned the highest academic average award in each year since Grade 9. She will graduate with advanced placement recognition in June, some of which have resulted in dual credits at the university.

In addition to keeping a high academic achievement record, Lauren also plays school volleyball and club volleyball with the Battlefords Volleyball Club, school basketball, and school track and field for which she has earned multiple awards including rookie, MVP and Crusader awards while at JPII. Her additional community involvement includes coaching gymnastics and volleyball. She has also volunteered for the Western Development Museum. Furthermore, throughout high school, Lauren has worked part time for both Discovery Co-op and CBI Health Centre. 

Lauren will attend the University of Regina in September. She plans to achieve a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science.


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