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Educational Bursary

The pdfFred & Freda Geuder Education Bursary was established in 2007.

Phone Number: 403-854-4433
Address: 202 1st Street West

In 2007, the Town of Hanna received a bequest from the estate of Mrs. Freda Geuder to establish and award a bursary fund to be known as the pdfFred & Freda Geuder Education Bursary for the benefit of Hanna & District students attending Post-Secondary Educational Institutions.  The bursary is to be awarded to students based on need and academic standing.  

Mr. and Mrs. Geuder were long time residents of Hanna.  Mr Geuder was a businessman, owning Geuder Electric.  Mrs. Geuder was a teacher and active in the community. She served as a member of Council for the Town of Hanna from 1974 to 1980.

From 2007 to 2017, the committee has awarded 30 bursaries in the amount of $1,500 each. The recipients have attended schools in Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer, Lethbridge and Medicine Hat. The chosen fields of study have included education, health sciences, commerce, chemical engineering, computer engineering, dental assisting, kinesiology, new media production, pharmacy, nursing & fine arts.

Recent marks are to be included in all applications. The Committee members encourage all students to apply, even if they have submitted an application in previous years however, students are only eligible to receive the bursary once.. The application can be downloaded from the link or from the Forms section of this website and are due on or before September 1st.

2007   Ashley Cheney Medicine Hat College, Health Sciences
  Heather Corry  University of Alberta, Education
  Gina Sprinkhuysen      University of Lethbridge, Arts & Sciences

2008 Jaclyn Buchfink  University of Calgary, Health Sciences 
  Bryan Frobb University of Alberta, Biology 
  Megan Quaschnick Medicine Hat College, Nursing
2009 Dustin Carl  NAIT, Computer Engineering 
  Adam Deadlock University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business – Finance 
  Heather Standing Red Deer College, Biology 

2010 Andrea Buchfink University of Alberta, Chemical Engineering 
  Micheala Durand Medicine Hat College, Kinesiology 
  Shelby Ross University of Lethbridge, Education 

2012 Tim Armstrong  University of Lethbridge, Bachelor of Fine Arts
  Kari Kautz  University of Alberta, Bachelor of Education
  Dalyn Stevenson 

University of Alberta, Bachelor of Commerce 

2013 Celine Amundrud University of Alberta – Augustana, Bachelor of Arts – Psychology
  Courtney Griffith Medicine Hat College, Bachelor of Science – Nursing
  Jaiden Henry University of Saskatchewan, Bachelor of Arts – Regional and Urban Planning

2014 Kelly Armstrong SAIT, New Media Production & Design
  Delaine Carl Norquest College, Licensed Practical Nurse

James Frobb

University of Alberta, Bachelor of Science – Pharmacy
2015 Lindsey Crowle University of Waterloo, Doctor of Optometry
  Taylor Grantham University of Lethbridge, Bachelor of Finance

Cassidy Griffith

University of Lethbridge, Bachelor of Science
2016 Scott Hunter University of Lethbridge, Bachelor of Arts
  Lacey Rose University of Alberta, Bachelor of Science – Kinesiology
  Neala-Rea Veno Mount Royal University, Bachelor of Business Administration
2017 Chelsea Knievel Grant MacEwan University, Emergency Communications and Response Certificate
  Madison LaClaire University of Lethbridge, Faculty of History & Education
  Brenna McGillion Medicine Hat College, Occupational/Physical Therapist Diploma
2018 Brooke Hensel University of Lethbridge, Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation
  Jordan Moench University of Lakehead, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  Kaitlin Wallace University of Lethdridge, Bachelor of Education
2019 Sharanne LaClaire University of Lethbridge, Bachelor of Science in Nursing 
  Tyson Sabey Medicine Hat College, Bachelor of Nursing
  Lindsey Voltner University of Alberta-Augustana, Bachelor of Science