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RAYS Scholarship recipient and RAYS Scholarship Committee chair LIVE on the Peak 95

Great interview with John Eaton of the Peak 95 withContinue readingRAYS Scholarship recipient and RAYS Scholarship Committee chair LIVE on the Peak 95

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RAYS announces 2021 scholarships, bursaries

Each year RAYS (Resources for Area Youth Success), a charitable organization based in Creemore, awards scholarships and bursaries to qualifying local youth to support them in their post-secondary education. Since 2012, RAYS has contributed over $350,000 in scholarship and bursaries to students to assist with the financial costs of...

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Students Share Their COVID Experiences

By Rina Barone Posted August 6, 2021 The Creemore EchoContinue readingStudents Share Their COVID Experiences

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Grassroots charity offers RAYS of hope for area youth pursuing post-secondary learning

Local organization provides funding, mentorship for students from the areaContinue readingGrassroots charity offers RAYS of hope for area youth pursuing post-secondary learning

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RAYS Volunteer Profile: Heather Rowell

By Rina Barone Published April 16, 2021 The Creemore EchoContinue readingRAYS Volunteer Profile: Heather Rowell

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Checking in with RAYS bursary winner: Mackenna Halliday

Makenna Halliday’s first awareness of Indigenous people was in elementary school when a guest speaker came to talk to her class about indigenous customs and way of life. … Continue readingChecking in with RAYS bursary winner: Mackenna Halliday

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Checking in with RAYS bursary winner: Emma Woodhouse

A co-op opportunity with the Wasaga Beach Paramedic and Volunteer Fire Fighters, suggested by her Family Studies teacher, propelled Emma Woodhouse towards a career as a paramedic.  … Continue readingChecking in with RAYS bursary winner: Emma Woodhouse

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Checking in with RAYS bursary winner: Travis Sacerty

Travis Sacerty who grew up in Creemore and attended Collingwood Collegiate Institute always preferred working with his hands, learning by doing, rather than reading a textbook. … Continue readingChecking in with RAYS bursary winner: Travis Sacerty

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RAYS Fall 2020 Update to Sponsors, Donors and Friends

​​​​​​​​​Thank you for making a difference On behalf of RAYS students, their families and our volunteers, we want to thank you for investing in the future of our local area youth. Your support makes a real difference. … Continue readingRAYS Fall 2020 Update to Sponsors, Donors...

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RAYS’ bursary students share experiences, job opportunities

Creemore Echo Posted May 14, 2020 In addition to the scholarships that RAYS awards to university students, the Bursary program is prospering. Nick Forrest, chair of the bursary committee says, “I am delighted that we are now able to award 12 two-year bursaries annually to students entering a community college or...

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