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Two former long-time area residents create award in memory of some of Dawson Creek’s finest citizens

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“The contributions of these people were numerous and many,” said both Bissett and Lawrence. “This group of people never looked for fanfare for their contribution—that was how their generation rolled.”

“They were the kind of people that make small towns special,” added Bissett, “They ran businesses and did good works personally through community organizations such as Rotary Club and they helped through getting involved in local politics and through family by raising socially active children.”

Student awards are administered by the Northern Lights College Foundation. In the 2015-16 academic year, NLC students were awarded more than $400,000.To find out more about upcoming awards, and how to apply, visit the NLC Foundation online.