UPEI’s Queen Elizabeth Scholars hosted by Lieutenant Governor Antoinette Perry

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Thursday, May 9, 2019
Her Honour, The Honourable Antoinette Perry (front centre), Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island, with UPEI Queen Elizabeth Scholars and University administrators and supervisors at Government House

Her Honour, The Honourable Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island, recently hosted a luncheon at Government House in celebration of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship Program and the University of Prince Edward Island’s Queen Elizabeth Scholars. In attendance were veterinary, and food and nutrition students from UPEI who participated in the program, and UPEI graduate students from Kenya, along with University supervisors and administrators. During the event, the students shared comments about their experiences through the scholarship program. For more information about their experiences in Canada and Kenya, see http://fhf.upei.ca/wordpress/

Shown above are:

(Front row) Carolyn Francis, Faculty of Education; Hannah Hone, DVM student; Her Honour, The Honourable Antoinette Perry; Chantal Doyle and Ashley Kroyer, DVM students; Daniel Wambua Muasya and Sarah Muthee, UPEI graduate students from Kenya; (Centre row) Dr. Charlene VanLeeuwen, Applied Human Sciences; Julia Heckbert and Madi Brauer, foods and nutrition students; Dr. Jennifer Taylor, Applied Human Sciences; Lee Wesselius, DVM student;  (Back row) Dr. John VanLeeuwen, AVC; Ken Mellish, Farmers Helping Farmers; Dr. Greg Keefe, Dean of AVC; Teresa Mellish, Farmers Helping Farmers; Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, President and Vice-Chancellor of UPEI; Dr. Nola Etkin, Interim Dean of Science.

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