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Hampton graduate receives full J.D. Irving, Limited scholarship

J.D. Irving, Limited is excited to announce Sam Lewis-Watts as the recipient of the 2024 Pulp & Paper Division New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) Development Program Scholarship. 

The scholarship recipient is awarded full tuition and books, hands-on paid work experience and a full-time job after graduation. Recipients are selected, based on leadership ability, academic achievement and involvement in community and extracurricular activities.

Lewis-Watts is a recent graduate of Hampton High School and will be attending NBCC this fall in the Industrial Control Technology program. He is a well-rounded student with a passion for science and math. Sam has also been heavily involved in the local hockey and basketball programs. 

“From playing sports, I have learned many lessons like being a supportive teammate and strategist,” says Sam. "I look up to my parents and I hope to embody their kindness and hard work as I start my career."

As the recipient of the NBCC Development Program Scholarship, Sam says it has given him “confidence in his abilities and motivation to strive for success." He is looking forward to challenging himself and learning something new at NBCC.

About the Pulp & Paper Division NBCC Development Program: 

To propel NBCC students' future careers, the Pulp & Paper Division Development Program is open to high school students entering their first year of NBCC in the following programs: Mechanical Technology, Power Engineering Technology, Industrial Control Technology, Chemical Technology and Process Control Technology. 

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