Scholarship Ceremony

Colonel Eric Charron, Commander 17 Wing Winnipeg, took time to publicly recognize three military spouses who each received a one thousand dollar Support Our Troops scholarships for their academic accomplishments in the classroom as well as their contributions to their respective communities.

Captured in the photo (left to right)
Ward Keith,  VP Business Development and Communications, CAO Manitoba Public Insurance
Colonel Eric Charron, Commander 17 Wing Winnipeg
Melissa Mc Neil, Military Spouse, Studying Social Work at University of Manitoba
Nancy Oakley, VP Support Our Troops, Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services
MLA John Reyes- Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba -  St. Norbert, Manitoba's Special Envoy for Military Affairs

The scholarships were made possible through the generosity of the province of Manitoba’s Public Insurance Specialty License Plate Program which has resulted in the Support Our Troops Program being able to offer ten, one thousand dollar scholarships to academically deserving military family members each year in Manitoba.