Ben Albert Scholarship
This Forever Woods Scholarship is awarded to a student entering Grade 10 at STS, who best represents and reflects the many fine qualities of Ben Albert including: excellence in academics, excellence in athletics, and fine character.
About Ben Albert
Ben loved life and lived it to the fullest. He was an exceptional athlete and consistently gave his best in everything he did - in school, in sports and in life. His drive and determination were outshone only by his renowned sense of humour and he was an outstanding and valuable member of the school community.
2019-2020 Forever Woods Scholars
The Ben Albert Scholarship was awarded to 12 students who exemplify excellence in academics and athletics, and fine character.
Azam Ali '23
“I am tremendously honored to be a recipient of the Ben Albert scholarship. Receiving this highly regarded achievement has motivated me to take advantage of all Strathcona Tweedsmuir School has to offer while fully immersing myself in the school community. Ben strived to lead a life of purpose; demonstrating excellence in co-curricular activities, athletics, and academics. It is my hope that I can carry on Ben’s legacy and follow in his incredible footsteps.”
Emileigh Gray '22
“With the Ben Albert Scholarship comes a great responsibility, which I am more than willing to uphold: living my life with adventure, and humour, and pushing myself in everything that I try.”
Ethan Hagarty '21
"Ben has been an amazing role model for me ever since I came to STS, and I work hard every day to keep up the legacy he left. Being honored with the Ben Albert Scholarship has been life changing for me, and has set me on the path to a bright future."
Teniola Hambolu '21
"It is an honour to be a recipient of the Forever Woods Scholarship. I am inspired to live by the values Ben embodied, to be more active in my community and to live life to the fullest".
Max Lockwood '22
“I am thrilled and greatly thankful to be selected for the Ben Albert scholarship. I am looking forward to making those of you who have granted me this amazing opportunity proud, both of me and your decision to support this scholarship program.”
William Schneider '23
“Receiving the Ben Albert Scholarship has opened my eyes to the possibilities that I can achieve. It is an honour to be thought of as having similar qualities to Ben Albert. I am truly flattered to be a scholar, and to have my teachers recognize my passions at this school.”
Bishneet Singh '20
"I am very honoured to be recognized for demonstrating the attributes of Ben Albert and receive this prestigious scholarship. It has inspired me to learn more, consistently make an impact in my community, and genuinely exhibit the school's motto, Nil Nisi Optimum."
Kail Sunderji '21
"Ben Albert had a passion for academics and athletics, which coincides with STS’s program of striving to lead a balanced life. I strive to follow in his footsteps and “do it all” through the many opportunities and tools STS continues to provide to maintain a balanced life."
Martha Valmana Crocker '20
"Being a Forever Woods Scholar has inspired me to be a more active member within the STS community. It is an honour to have received the Ben Albert scholarship and I am truly grateful as it has allowed me to thrive both inside and outside of the school environment."
Jhana van Zyl '21
"It is an honour to have been awarded the Ben Albert scholarship. I am proud to reflect the contributions Ben made to the school and I am motivated to continue striving for excellence in all areas as a scholar."
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