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. 

2017-2018 Forever Woods Scholars

The Ben Albert Scholarship was awarded to six students who exemplify excellence in academics and athletics, and fine character.

Alexander Chase '18

Alexander Chase '18

“Being a Forever Woods Scholar is a tremendous honour that encourages me to live my life to the fullest, be a more active member of my community, and wake up every day aspiring to exemplify Ben’s tremendous qualities.

Favourite academic subjects: chemistry, history 

Co-curricular and community involvement: school musical, speech, Model United Nations, senior jazz combo, choir, cross-country running, volleyball, basketball, badminton, track and field, hockey coaching, and volunteering at Atria Retirement Home.

Samuel Dayo '19

Samuel Dayo '19

“Being honored with the Ben Albert Scholarship means the world to me, and that the school community believes that I can be like Ben and make an impact in the school.” 

Favourite academic subjects: math, science 

Co-curricular and community involvement: band, senior jazz band, basketball, Model United Nations, and peer tutoring

Lauryn Lubarsky '20

Lauryn Lubarsky '20

Oliver Turski '18

Oliver Turski '18

“Having the honour of being selected as a Forever Woods Scholar is incredible. It not only makes the work that I do both inside and outside of school more meaningful, but it also gives me a sense of pride, driving me to be the best that I can be in all regards of my life. I am very thankful for this opportunity.”

Favourite academic subject: math

Co-curricular and community involvement: volleyball, ice hockey, rugby, basketball, jazz band, senior band, cross-country running, track and field, lacrosse, and the Guatemala service trip.

Bishneet Singh '20

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."

Favourite academic subjects: math, science

Co-curricular and community involvement: band, cross-country, volleyball, basketball, badminton, rugby, track and field, debate, and Project 2050

 

 

 

Martha Valmana Crocker '20

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."

Favourite academic subjects: science, Spanish 

Co-curricular and community involvement: volleyball, field hockey, Outdoor Education, Model United Nations, Duke of Edinburgh, volleyball assistant coach, Open Arms Committee, Calgary Drop-in Centre volunteer