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New BC ambassadors chosen

The British Columbia Ambassador Program is pleased to announce the selection of the 2014 Ambassador Team. 

During a gala event, Saturday, August 16, three candidates were chosen to represent the province as youth ambassadors. Juliana Martine of Oliver, Navjot Takhar of Kelowna, and Cheyanne Friess of Trail were the successful candidates.  

The British Columbia Ambassador Program is an annual event that takes place in August. This program is open to any young man or woman age 17 to 24, who has previously held an Ambassador or Royal title in British Columbia. 

Each year, three members are chosen to represent the youth of our province. As part of their duties, they travel throughout the province promoting our mandate of Education, Motivation, and Self-Esteem.

Saturday’s awards ceremony included presentation of three post-secondary bursaries as well as several scholarships.

Awards were presented to the following:

  • Top 3 Community Table:  Navjot Takhar, Kelowna, Juliana Martine, Oliver, Victoria Watson, Quesnel – Winner:  Juliana Martine, Oliver
  • Top 3 Community Presentation:  Navjot Takhar, Kelowna, Megan Pateman, Princeton, Juliana Martine, Oliver – Winner: Juliana Martine, Oliver
  • Top 3 Public Speaking:  Juliana Martine, Oliver, Victoria Watson, Quesnel, Navjot Takhar, Kelowna – Winner:  Juliana Martine, Oliver
  • Top 3 Knowledge:  Juliana Martine, Oliver, Navjot Takhar, Kelowna, Cheyanne Friess, Trail – Winner:  Juliana Martine, Oliver
  • Rita McKay Bursary:  Presented to: Brant Webster, Lytton
  • Top 3 Fundraising:  Brant Webster - Lytton, Navjot Takhar, Kelowna, Cheyanne Friess, Trail – Winner:  Brant Webster, Lytton
  • Top 3 Sponsorship:  Megan Pateman, Princeton, Brant Webster, Lytton, Cheyanne Friess, Trail – Winner: Brant Webster, Lytton
  • Top 3 People’s Choice:  Victoria Watson, Quesnel, Brant Webster, Lytton, Juliana Martine, Oliver – Winner: Brant Webster, Lytton
  • Top 3 Promotion:  Cheyanne Friess, Trail, Juliana Martine, Oliver, Navjot Takhar, Kelowna – Winner:  Navjot Takhar, Kelowna

Friendship Award presented to: Victoria Watson, Quesnel

Bursary Winners:  Brant Webster, Megan Pateman, Victoria Watson

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