Intelliware champions future careers in STEM through Scholarships at Parkdale Collegiate Institute.
Toronto, Canada - June 29th,2016 - Bruno Schmidt, CTO of Intelliware Development Inc., presented the Intelliware Scholarship for Leadership and Innovation last night at the Parkdale Collegiate Institute graduation ceremony. “As a long standing member of the Toronto tech community, we encourage students to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math” said Bruno.
Jiamin Patel and Marco Kwan are this year’s award recipients. Both excel academically and are active as leaders in extracurricular activities at Parkdale Collegiate and in their communities.
“The award’s purpose is to promote and recognize students in the community who demonstrate dedication to innovation, teamwork and leadership and who are planning to pursue post-secondary education in mathematics, computer science or engineering” explains Greg Betty, President and CEO of Intelliware Development Inc.
At Parkdale, Jiamin Patel was a member of the golf team in grades 10 and 11 and the baseball team from grades 10 to 12. He was also a senior leader for the grade 9 trip to Camp Tamarack. Jiamin is heavily involved in the Annette Baseball Association where he has been an assistant coach for two seasons helping children learn to play baseball. Jiamin will be studying Software Engineering in September at the University of Ottawa
Marco Kwan is a member of the Drama Club and a co-founder of the Parkdale Collegiate Improv Club. Marco has contributed to his community as a teaching assistant and as a volunteer at the S.E.A.S Centre. He is also a Warrant Officer 2nd Class in the 166th Bulldog Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron. Marco will be studying Mathematics and Physical Science in September at the University of Toronto.
Intelliware is thrilled to support the local community and future technical leaders with this scholarship. Intelliware has been supporting Parkdale Collegiate Institute with this award for the previous 5 years and is pleased to extend the award for another 5 years.