Our Donors

Welcome! We’d like to thank our donors for their contribution and support that helps us continue our mission.

Connie Hill, in Memory of

Connie Hill, in Memory of

Tracey Campbell, Holland College’s Quality Control Officer, established an award in memory of and honouring her mom, Connie Hill. Connie was a Licensed Practical Nurse, leaving her profession to raise a family. She then returned to the workforce as a single mom after...

Connolly Group

Connolly Group

The Conolly Group have been long-time supporters of Holland College establishing and maintaining two, $500 scholarships each year in memory of Lock Llewellyn, a local leader in the Life Insurance Industry who passed away prematurely. The Connolly Group is located in...

Constable Michael Hebert, in Memory of

Constable Michael Hebert, in Memory of

Constable Michael Paul Hebert passed away in 2015 at the age of 43. Michael was an alumnus of the Atlantic Police Academy (APA), having graduated from the Police Science program in 2007, following which he served as a constable with the Saint John Police Force....

Cooke Insurance

Cooke Insurance

With over 50 years of experience, we focus on delivering comprehensive products and services. In addition to insurance, our in-house claims experts are on hand should one of your claims need independent advice. And our financing team can offer a wide variety of...

Cox & Palmer

Cox & Palmer

It’s our lawyers’ job to simplify yours. At Cox & Palmer, we believe that strong client relationships are the foundation for great results. With excellence in client service a number one priority, we deliver timely legal solutions built on a deep understanding of our...

Craig Mackie, in Memory of

Craig Mackie, in Memory of

Craig Mackie served as the Executive Director for the Immigrant & Refugee Services Association (formerly the PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada) from early 2010 until late 2021, and it was during his stewardship that the Association more than doubled its staff...

Cst. Robb Costello, in Memory of

Cst. Robb Costello, in Memory of

The Cst. Robb Costello Scholarship has been created in memory of Cst. Robb Costello who graduated from Holland College’s Atlantic Police Academy in 1998. He immediately began serving his community as a police officer on the Fredericton Police Force, where he worked...

CUPE

CUPE

CUPE (including the National, Provincial and Local branches) has established an award in memory of Donalda MacDonald honouring over a quarter century as an active member of the Canadian Union of Public Employees. Donalda served in many roles with CUPE Local 1770, as...

Daniel McCarthy

Daniel McCarthy

Daniel McCarthy, a Holland College alumnus, (PCP and ACP) established the Mental Health Awareness for Primary Care Paramedicine Award while still a student of Holland College. It was a tangible way for him to give back to Holland College, and an opportunity to bring...

David Currie Jr.

David Currie Jr.

In 2023, David Currie Jr. established two entrance awards at Holland College, hoping to reduce barriers to education for students who have learning disabilities or mental health challenges.

David Morgan

David Morgan

In 2022, David Morgan established an ongoing annual award for deserving students entering their second year of Holland College’s Environmental Applied Science Technology or Wildlife Conservation program. David joined Holland College in 1972 and was instrumental in...

Delta Prince Edward by Marriott

Delta Prince Edward by Marriott

As the only hotel situated on Charlottetown’s scenic harbourfront, the Delta Prince Edward by Marriott offers easy access to the waterfront boardwalk, unique independent shops, art galleries, live theatre, and the incredible dining scene steps away from the hotel....

Desmond Baglole, in Memory

Desmond Baglole, in Memory

Desmond Baglole ran his own successful plumbing business for many years in the Summerside area. He also taught in the plumbing program at the vocational school where he shared his knowledge with young students. When not working, Desmond loved being with his family,...

Don and Sheryl Livingstone

Don and Sheryl Livingstone

Don and Sheryl Livingstone established this award celebrating their shared appreciation for the importance of education. Mr. Livingstone had a long-time affiliation with Holland College, having chaired both the Holland College Foundation Board of Directors and the...

Dunne Group

Dunne Group

The Dunne Group is a Charlottetown company specializing in travel media and consulting to business owners. The Dunne Group established the Dunne Group Award for deserving students who demonstrate both initiative and a positive attitude in their field of study.

Earl and Edith Beaton, in Memory of

Earl and Edith Beaton, in Memory of

Edith Bell Beaton was born in Charlottetown on September 19, 1931. She attended Prince Street school and upon graduating started working at Maritime Electric at age 18. She continued to work with Maritime Electric receiving many promotions throughout her 36-year...

Ed Babineau, in Memory of

Ed Babineau, in Memory of

This award honours the leadership of founding Honorary Co-Chair, Ed Babineau. Ed championed the Holland College Golf Classic from 2008 – 2018, during which time he established the Honorary co-chair model as a means of bringing others into a leadership trio to...

Experience PEI, Honouring Mary and Bill Kendrick

Experience PEI, Honouring Mary and Bill Kendrick

Experience PEI is a multi-award-winning tour company owned and operated by David Hyndman, specializing in unique experiential activities that connect visitors with exciting and knowledgeable Islanders. Their focus is on learning something by doing something with...

Felicia Carey

Felicia Carey

Felicia Carey, currently a second-year student in Holland College’s Child and Youth Care Worker program, approached the Holland College Foundation to establish an annual award for international parents who demonstrate financial need and have children under the age of...

Fernando and Siliva, in Honour of

Fernando and Siliva, in Honour of

Rebeca Aghdasy, a Holland College staff member, established an annual award for international students enrolled in any program, honouring her parents Fernando and Syliva.

Florence Simmons, in Memory of

Florence Simmons, in Memory of

Florence Simmons passed away in 2014 in her 100th year. Florence grew up in Charlottetown and attended Prince of Wales College in the 1930s, graduating with honours at the age of 19. After graduation, Florence was employed by an insurance company, and then obtained...

Foodservice Consultants Society International (Canadian Chapter)

Foodservice Consultants Society International (Canadian Chapter)

What is a Foodservice Consultant? Generally speaking, a foodservice consultant is an independent professional advisor who, for a defined scope of work and related fee, works as an advocate for their client in achieving their goals through the design and...

Gaylene and Jim Carragher

Gaylene and Jim Carragher

Gaylene and Jim Carragher are active members of their community, Stanhope PE. Gaylene has worked with Holland College for 27 years, where she has held various positions in the areas of teaching, student services, contract training, and administration. She is...

George MacNeil, in Memory of

George MacNeil, in Memory of

The MacNeil family – Michael, Peter, Gaylene (Weavers), and Gloria (Wooldridge) established the George MacNeil Memorial Award in memory of their father, George MacNeil, who passed away in May 2023. George worked for the PEI Government in his early career and held...

Gerald McCarville, in Memory of

Gerald McCarville, in Memory of

In 2022, Zoe Pocock, outgoing president of the Holland College Student Union, established an annual $500 entrance award for deserving mature students in memory of grandfather, Gerald McCarville. Gerald was a 1948 graduate of Prince of Wales College and graduated...

Harold E. Phillips, in Memory of

Harold E. Phillips, in Memory of

In 2021, Thelma Phillips contacted the Holland College Foundation to establish a bursary in memory of her father, Harold E. Phillips honouring what would be his 100th birthday in 2022. Harold was a businessman and community volunteer from Freeland, PEI. He and his...

Harrison McCain Foundation

Harrison McCain Foundation

The Harrison McCain Foundation was established in 1997. It champions a wide variety of causes primarily in Atlantic Canada. For over 20 years, the Harrison McCain Foundation has supported community initiatives; arts and culture groups; science, health and...

Helen and Stanley Buell

Helen and Stanley Buell

Stanley Irwin Buell grew up in Parkdale, PEI, and attended secondary school at Prince of Wales College in Charlottetown, prior to pursuing a career in engineering. Helen Elizabeth (Kent) Buell is from Stewiacke, NS and was a teacher in Halifax where they met....

Holland College Board of Governors

Holland College Board of Governors

Holland College’s Board of Governors initiated and approved the establishment of a student bursary as a tangible way to honour the valuable contributions of both past and current board members, as well as those who retire from the Holland College Board of Governors...

Hugh and Linda Brown Educational Foundation

Hugh and Linda Brown Educational Foundation

Both Hugh and Linda strongly believe that post-secondary education can create a world of opportunities. In 2014, they created the Hugh and Linda Brown Educational Foundation (BEF) with the mission to assist financially disadvantaged individuals in Atlantic Canada...