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Earn a Car


This exciting opportunity is provided by Island-born Calgary businessman, Lou MacEachern. Lou genorously donates the car to the Holland College Foundation each year with the objective of motivating students to achieve their personal and academic best.

Faculty and staff nominate students on the basis of merit, character, and academic achievement with consideration to personal and professional growth and accomplishments, attitude, perseverance, initiative, leadership, career goals, community involvement, ambition, educational growth, academic effort, and work ethic, etc.  Nominees are short-listed by the Registrar’s Office, and the top five candidates are interviewed by a selection panel the following spring.

For more information, email earnacar@hollandcollege.com

2018 Recipient and Nominees

(L-R) Andrew Henry, Taylor Kimpton, Rayleen Culleton, Scott Hanon, and Tony Davis celebrate with donor Lou MacEachern

(L-R) Runners up Andrew Henry, Taylor Kimpton, Rayleen Culleton, and Scott Hanon, and car recipient Tony Davis celebrate with donor Lou MacEachern

2017 Recipient and Nominees

(L-R) Neil Riley, Jody Milligan, Ryan Brown, Pam Corominas, and Sarah Duncan pose by the car with their award envelopes moments before the recipient of the car was announced.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(L-R) Neil Riley, Jody Milligan, Ryan Brown, Pam Corominas, and Sarah Duncan pose by the car with their award envelopes moments before the recipient of the car was announced.

2016 Recipient and Nominees

Left to right: Nicole Christiansen, Nathan Lynde,  Jillian Curley, David Andrew MacKenzie, and Tara Maddix

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(L-R) Runners up Nicole Christiansen, Nathan Lynde, Jillian Curley, and David Andrew MacKenzie, with car recipient Tara Maddix.

2015 Recipient and Nominees

Donor Lou MacEachern presents the keys to the 2015 Nissan Micra to Emily VanToever, Construction Electrical Technology student.

Donor Lou MacEachern presents the keys to the 2015 Nissan Micra to Emily VanToever, Construction Electrical Technology student. Runners up were Jay Dearborn, Tara DesRoches, Darren Lundrigan, and Roy Vandermaar.