Dave Freckelton Resiliency Award
Open to full and part-time students enrolled in any year of study in any program offered at the Pictou Campus.
Application assessment will consider
- Ability to overcome obstacles in pursuit of an NSCC education
- Commitment to leadership in supporting classmates and the NSCC community
- Good academic standing
About the donor
After 41 years at NSCC, Dave Freckelton retired in February 2020 having been a teacher, Department Head and Principal at the Pictou Campus. Dave has a passion for teaching and learning, for students and for his community. He is a teacher, mentor and leader and a man of amazing compassion who saw how education transforms individuals, families and lives.
Dave often commented that NSCC is built on second chances for people and lived that every day in all his roles at NSCC and in his personal life. This award recognizes students who have overcome obstacles to attend NSCC and change their lives and who support their fellow students and their community when they are at NSCC.