Scott Broshko Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded in honour of Scott Broshko to a capable male or female student entering Grade 10 at Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School who best exemplifies Scott's many wonderful characteristics and lives by the motto “be your best”.
About Scott Broshko
Scott’s attitude was the epitome of what life is all about. He was an unbelievable young man who lived by the motto, “Be Your Best.”
Scott treated his family and friends with kindness and generosity of spirit lived his life with great love and compassion and always maintained the highest standard of honesty and integrity. His Christian values and ideals were transparent in his daily life. Scott worked diligently and was committed to being the best that he could be. He was an academic, an athlete, and a musician. He made others feel good about themselves, was accepting and non-judgmental. His team spirit and enthusiasm for life was contagious.
2017-2018 Forever Woods Scholars
This scholarship has been awarded to six students, who live by the motto “be your best.”
Rex Armor '20
"It is my honour to be a recipient of a Forever Woods Scholarship. It has encouraged me to take every opportunity that I get to meet new people, learn new things, partake in new experiences, and to give back to the community. Scott Broshko’s motto “be your best” encourages me to maintain the values which he lived by and to instill those values in my peers and others around me."
Favourite academic subjects: outdoor education, design
Co-curricular and community involvement: Round Square member and delegate, 2050 Project, Model United Nations, volleyball, sailing, band, Drop-in Centre, and Food Bank volunteer
Emma Cross '18
“This scholarship inspires me to work towards my full potential and be thankful for and take advantage of the opportunities available to me. In addition, it reminds me to be humble, and to aspire to have the same characteristics that Scott Broshko had.”
Favourite academic subjects: math, chemistry
Co-curricular and community involvement: speech, debate, choir, school musical, cross-country running, basketball, field hockey, track and field, 2050 Project, and Alberta Junior Hereford Association
Arzina Jaffer '18
“Receiving this scholarship has motivated me to take part in many new opportunities offered at the school, which has allowed me to become a very well-balanced student. I feel very honoured and thankful to have received the Scott Broshko Scholarship, and I hope to exemplify similar traits to Scott and continue his legacy.”
Favourite academic subjects: math, science
Co-curricular and community involvement: basketball, speech, debate, Model United Nations, Outdoor Education, band, 2050 Club, Environmental Sustainability Club, choir, peer tutor, badminton, Round Square Conference in Germany, and volunteering at a hospital, a seniors home, and the Calgary Food Bank.
Zaki Lakhani '20
"I am extremely humbled to have received this accolade and be recognized for emulating Scott’s illustrious and pervasive legacy. Being a Forever Woods Scholar has allowed me to pledge to serve as a contributing STS student who makes a constant effort to exemplify and uphold the values and principles that the school espouses. This scholarship constantly motivates me to strive for my best in all that I do, just as Scott did, and in doing so helps me encourage my peers within the school community to do the same."
Favourite academic subjects: English, drama, social studies
Co-curricular and community involvement: speech, debate, drums, badminton, volunteer with Project Warmth Society of Alberta and representative for Case in Point Debate Calgary
Tess McNaughton '18
“As a Forever Woods Scholar I believe it is important to be a good example to others by showing respect to my peers and teachers. I strive to do well in both my academics and extracurricular activities in order to honour Scott Broshko’s motto “to be your best.”
Favourite academic subjects: math, history
Co-curricular and community involvement: peer tutoring, Diversity Week Committee, church hospitality, camp counsellor, volleyball, Reach for the Top.
Zasha Rabie '19
“Being the recipient of the scholarship encourages and reminds me to lead a well rounded life, and strive to be my best in athletics, academics and arts. It motivates me to continue to be the absolute most hard-working and effortful person I can be, in an attempt to embody Scott’s legacy and let it live on for future generations of STS students to also learn from.”
Favourite academic subject: drama
Co-curricular and community involvement: cross-country running, choir, senior musical, trampoline and tumbling, and working at Theatre Calgary