Oscar Rak​​ Memorial

Oscar Rak was a key member of Fairview College he was on the board of governors and also the main welding instructor for 24 years. Oscar was ticketed in 5 different trades BPressure welding, Parts Technician, Auto Body Mechanic, Heavy Duty Mechanic, Auto Mechanic he was also a Machinist in Hungary before immigrating to Canada. He put a strong emphasis on the importance of post-secondary education, and was a big supporter of trades programs and strongly encouraged getting a trade.

There will be two scholarship awards given out, one boys scholarship valued at $500 and one girls scholarship valued at $500.

​Honoring The Voice Of Rodeo

The Bill Kehler Memorial Scholarships were established in 2003 by the Edmonton Rodeo Cowboy’s Benevolent Foundation and Northlands in honor of Bill Kehler. Known as the voice of Canadian Finals Rodeo, Spruce Meadows and the Calgary Stampede, Bill Kehler demonstrated a life-long commitment to rodeo, broadcasting and the agricultural industry.

Each $2,500 Scholarship Helps Further An Education

The Bill Kehler Memorial Scholarships are open to students who have completed grade 12 and are pursuing post-secondary education. Up to four scholarships of $2,500 are awarded each year. Scholarships are distributed to students with academic interests in broadcasting or agriculture. Individuals in professional rodeo can also apply for a scholarship to support their post-secondary studies.