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SPOTLIGHT: Music winner, golf $

A 14-year-old classical cellist from Coquitlam was awarded with a top prize in a contest last week. Tate Zawadiuk took first place for his age and instrument group in the Canadian Music Competition (CMC), held July 6 at the University of Toronto. Founded as a means to discover and nurture young talent, the CMC attracts more than 600 competitors each year.  - PHOTO SUBMITTED
A 14-year-old classical cellist from Coquitlam was awarded with a top prize in a contest last week. Tate Zawadiuk took first place for his age and instrument group in the Canadian Music Competition (CMC), held July 6 at the University of Toronto. Founded as a means to discover and nurture young talent, the CMC attracts more than 600 competitors each year. 
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Head pro Randy Smith, golf pro Mike Heenan, golf pro Dean Kuntz and member Don McCusker accepted a certificate of appreciation last week from the ALS Society of BC at Vancouver Golf Club. To date, the Coquitlam club has swung in more than $30,000 for the charity through its Golfathon for ALS.

 

TWU TUITION

Five Tri-City residents will be attending Trinity Western University after winning scholarships to the Fraser Valley institution. Centennial secondary’s Elliot Burns and Adetunji Taylor-Lewis, of Terry Fox secondary, each won the Dean’s scholarship; Burns will study natural and applied sciences while Taylor-Lewis will take up media and communications. Nicholas Ayin, of Gleneagle secondary and a Coquitlam Cheetah, and Riverside’s Daniel Anyanwu each earned a TWU entrance award; Ayin will study human kinetics and Anyanwu will take up pre-medicine. And Terry Fox’s Esther Owobowale won the Provost’s scholarship and will pursue a degree in sociology at TWU.

 

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