UNB student part of national effort to track COVID-19 spread

April 8, 2020 – UNB Newsroom As the global outbreak of COVID-19 restricts travel around the world, UNB engineering student Xavier Hébert-Couturier is looking back on a 2017 trip that is now allowing him to help Canadians during the pandemic.

STAN Shad Panelists

Shad Speaks at STAN – Calgary, Alberta

In February, Kara Pettinger, Shad’s Director of Strategic Initiatives moderated a panel discussing the gender impact on STEAM and entrepreneurship programs at STAN’s 2020 Conference: Sparking Curiosity. Joining Kara onstage as our panelists were three Shad2018 alumni, JuliAnn Thai, Mohammed Al Habboub and Jay Hamidova.  During the panel, Kara presented Shad’s extensive post-program evaluation aimed […]

Loran Scholar 2020: Sydney Strocen

Sydney Strocen, Shad2018, has been awarded with a prestigious Loran Award—a $100K investment for dedicated Grade 12 students pursuing an undergraduate degree. To date, 97 Shads have received the award. And like the rest, this year’s recipients are changemakers to keep an eye on! Read below about Sydney’s reactions to being chosen and how Shad […]

Loran Scholar 2020: Lavan Balendran

Lavan Balendran, Shad2018, has been awarded with a prestigious Loran Award—a $100K investment for dedicated Grade 12 students pursuing an undergraduate degree. To date, 97 Shads have received the award. And like the rest, this year’s recipients are changemakers to keep an eye on! Read below about Lavan’s reactions to being chosen and how Shad […]

Loran Scholar 2020: Heather Chisholm

Heather Chisholm, Shad2018, has been awarded with a prestigious Loran Award—a $100K investment for dedicated Grade 12 students pursuing an undergraduate degree. To date, 97 Shads have received the award. And like the rest, this year’s recipients are changemakers to keep an eye on! Read below about Heather’s reactions to being chosen and how Shad […]

Loran Scholar 2020: Dhanishta Ambwani

Dhanishta Ambwani, Shad2019, has been awarded with a prestigious Loran Award—a $100K investment for dedicated Grade 12 students pursuing an undergraduate degree. To date, 97 Shads have received the award. And like the rest, this year’s recipients are changemakers to keep an eye on! Read below about Dhanishta’s reactions to being chosen and how Shad […]

Loran Scholar 2020: Anson Yu

Anson Yu, Shad2018, has been awarded with a prestigious Loran Award—a $100K investment for dedicated Grade 12 students pursuing an undergraduate degree. To date, 97 Shads have received the award. And like the rest, this year’s recipients are changemakers to keep an eye on! Read below about Anson’s reactions to being chosen and how Shad […]

Five Shads earn prestigious Loran Award

To date, 97 Shads have been recognized with this 100K investment towards their undergraduate education.

Grade 11 student will participate in real-world design challenge this summer

March 9, 2020 – rdnewsNOW A Grade 11 student from St. Joseph High School in Red Deer will be the first from his school to take part in a special design challenge this summer. Matthew Gilles is the first student from St. Joseph High School to be selected to join Shad Canada in a STEAM […]

NBCSH students to enjoy Shad experience

Friday, February 28, 2020 – The Battlefords News-Optimist Jenna Humenny and Rowan Tkatchuk, both students of North Battleford Comprehensive High School’s International Baccalaureate Program, are excited for their new adventure this summer. Both girls have been accepted to Shad Canada. Shad Canada is a STEAM and entrepreneurship program for students in Grades 10 and 11.

Shad inspires student to take history trip of a lifetime

Katie Kanters is one of only 20 students selected for the 2020 Vimy Pilgrimage Award—an opportunity to spend a week in Belgium and France to study Canada’s First World War contribution.

Local teen selected for prestigious STEAM program

Thursday, February 27, 2020 – The Timmins Daily Press Timmins student Jonah Hall has been selected to participate in the SHAD2020 program. The Grade 10 student, who attends École secondaire catholique Thériault, will participate in numerous activities using principles in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) during the 27 days spent at a host […]

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