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Success Story – John

Posted by on Mar 17, 2013 in From The Blog, Success Stories | 0 comments

Success Story – John

Spectrum student John turned his life around and is now on his way to BCIT. John says before he got his life back on track, he was a disappointment not only to his family, but also to himself. But with a significant amount of perseverance and  the support of great teachers as well as the STAND Foundation, John has managed to turn his life around and is set to enter into BCIT in March 2013 to study pipe-fitting. It’s a career with a great deal of promise which will keep John busy and on his feet. He says he’s planning on specializing in steam fitting and one day hopes to work with fluid...

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Ron Bergeron, Vancouver School District Principal talks about the STAND Foundation

Posted by on Feb 28, 2013 in From The Blog, Our Supporters | 0 comments

Ron Bergeron, Vancouver School District Principal talks about the STAND Foundation

Ron Bergeron explains the STAND Foundation grant process and how it helps disadvantaged youth from alternative school programs access post-secondary education and skills training.

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Beverly Seed – Principal, Van Tech Secondary School

Posted by on Feb 17, 2013 in From The Blog, Our Supporters | 0 comments

Beverly Seed – Principal, Van Tech Secondary School

Beverly Seed is the former principal of Britannia Secondary school. She is currently the principal of Vancouver Technical Secondary.

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Success Story – Christina

Posted by on Jan 24, 2013 in From The Blog, Success Stories | 0 comments

Success Story – Christina

Christina received a $5000 grant from the STAND Foundation - Leede Financial Fund to pursue a certificate in Child and Youth Care Counselling at Douglas College. Upon completion of her certificate, Christina looks forward to transferring into a Bachelor degree of Social Work to fulfill her dream of becoming a social worker.

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Success Story – Jason

Posted by on Jan 23, 2013 in From The Blog, Success Stories | 0 comments

Success Story – Jason

Jason received a grant from the STAND Foundation, Kovacevic Family Fund, to pursue a degree in Software Systems Program at Simon Fraser University. Jason is half way through completing his degree and closer to his goal of becoming a software development engineer. Jason has also participated in a business and life skills program during summer 2012 called Student Works Painting and is about to enroll in a co-op program.

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Success Story – Samantha

Posted by on Jan 23, 2013 in From The Blog, Success Stories | 0 comments

Success Story – Samantha

Samantha received a grant from the STAND Foundation – Seth Allen Fund to attend a film summer camp with Reel Youth where she wrote, directed and produced her first video. Since then she has done another video for the BC Children’s Hospital.

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