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Niagara Student Awarded $5000 Scholarship

March 3rd, 2019 

By: Tristen Randall 

A soon to graduate high school student from Niagara Falls has received a prestigious scholarship.

Maggie Bernier was chosen by the Horatio Alger Association of Canada to receive a$5000 scholarship for her determination in overcoming adversity.

Bernier attends the DBSN Academy in St. Catharines; a school that focuses on graduating students who are the first in the family to attend post secondary education.

She is set to graduate in June and has been accepted into a film and media program at Queen's University in Kingston.

The awarding association has provided over 5.1 million dollars in scholarships to nearly one thousand students since 2012.