Skip to content

Couple donates $72K to Wetaskiwin school

The couple also donated $150,000 to a nursing program for NorQuest College’s Wetaskiwin branch in May
vb1
In an email, Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools said that Dr. Tuhin and his spouse Rita Bakshi donated the amount to Wetaskiwin Composite High School.

A former Wetaskiwin couple has lent a helping hand to students at Wetaskiwin Composite High School. 

In an announcement Friday, Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools said Dr. Tuhin and his spouse Rita Bakshi donated $72,000, intending it to fund annual scholarships for two graduating Grade 12 students. Each student, who must have a plan to pursue their education at a skilled trade school will receive $1,500. 

Representitives from Wetaskiwin Composite High School will present the scholarships to the 2024 graduating class during their awards celebration in November 2024.

Dr. Tuhin and Bakshi also donated $150,000 to a nursing program for NorQuest College’s Wetaskiwin branch in May.



Qiam Noori, Local Journalism Initiative

About the Author: Qiam Noori, Local Journalism Initiative

I am a reporter for Black Press Media based in central Alberta.
Read more