Two local brothers have won scholarships from the University of Alberta Augustana Campus in Camrose, Alta.
John and Joren Johnson are both first year Bachelor of Arts students from Castlegar and both received scholarships over $2000.
John was awarded a total of $2100 through an Augustana Non-Alberta Incentive Entrance Award, an Augustana Faculty Honours Entrance Scholarship, and an Augustana Faculty Award in volleyball.
Joren was awarded a total of $2500 through an Augustana Non-Alberta Incentive Entrance Award, the Feth Family Award, and an Augustana Faculty Award in hockey.
In total, 320 University of Alberta Augustana Campus students were awarded scholarships and awards for the 2015-2016 academic year and over $528,000 was provided by the University of Alberta and Augustana Campus in recognition of excellence in academics, fine arts, athletics, and leadership. Support comes from generous donors, investment earnings on endowments, and from faculty funded awards.