Dr. Dale Iwanoczko Memorial Scholarship

James Duerksen

Dr. Dale Iwanoczko Memorial Scholarship
Award Date
Feb 12, 2020
St. Paul's High School

James Duerksen of St. Paul’s High School (Winnipeg) – will be attending Mount Royal University in Calgary and plans on going to Medical School after achieving a Bachelors’ degree in Science with a major in Biology. James maintains an academic average of 94.2%. He is part of the 2019 Canadian Youth National Volleyball Team, captain of his school’s volleyball team and was named a WWAC All-Star. James volunteers at his local church as a videographer and volunteered at the Red Rock Bible Camp this past summer as a counsellor and maintenance worker. He is part of the Maroon and White Society, a group of grade 12 students chosen by the faculty, to take initiative in the community and to raise money and support charities as well as volunteer time at school events. He was also a volunteer at a personal care home where he helped recreation staff, interacted with residents, and helped organize games and activities throughout the day.