Legion in Abbotsford awards bursary

Some of the funds collected during the annual poppy campaign go to students.

Jessy M Dame accepts a $2

Jessy M Dame accepts a $2

The Abbotsford branch of the Royal Canadian Legion has presented a $2,000 bursary from funds collected during its poppy campaign leading up to Remembrance Day.

Jessy M Dame, a student at Thompson Rivers University, is the recipient of the bursary.

The bursary is award from the Poppy Trust Fund to students who are children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of Canadian veterans.