Aboriginal scholarships awarded to Abbotsford trio

Three Abbotsford students are among 117 recipients of the B.C. Aboriginal Student Award.

Three Abbotsford students are among 117 recipients of the B.C. Aboriginal Student Award from the Irving K. Barber Scholarship B.C. Scholarship Society.

They are Maria Van Ewyk, who attends SFU; JoAnne Barnum, of UBC; and Koby Byrne from UFV.

The society awards scholarship of $1,000 to $3,500 to aboriginal students attending post-secondary education in B.C. This year, more than $300,000 was distributed.