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Eabematoong youth receives “Penasi” scholarship

Friday August 8, 2014
Roxann Shapwaykeesic/Wawatay News

Derek Fox gives Ash Nate a scholarship cheque of $1,000

Although it wasn’t Ash Clinton Jacob Nate’s of Eabametoong First Nations best round of golf, he did receive the 2014 Darryl Fox “Penasi” scholarship of $1,000 on July 31, 2014 at Whitewater Golf Club in Thunder Bay.

The 20-year-old is going into his first year of Golf and Club Management at Fanshaw College in London Ont., this fall. He’s hoping the two- year course will allow him to travel and see some of the great courses around the world.

This was the 7th Annual Golf Classic organized to raise money for the Northern Cancer Fund and bursaries for First Nation students. The event has raised $37,500 to date.


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