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Staff member receives national mentorship award

Juliana MacEwen, a lab assistant in Holland College’s Medical Support Services program, has been presented with the Vivian Prokop Mirchandani Mentorship Award by Futurpreneur Canada.

In addition to her work with Holland College students, MacEwen owns Precision Digital, a document management company. She was nominated for the award for her exemplary mentorship of young entrepreneurs. MacEwen provided the young women she was mentoring with moral support and guidance in everything from staffing to business planning.

Futurpreneur Canada is a national non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. The organization’s internationally-recognized mentoring program matches young entrepreneurs with a business expert from a network of more than 3,000 volunteer mentors.

Craig Dauphinee, manager for the business, tourism, and sport and leisure programs at Holland College, said Ms. MacEwen’s expertise and commitment to excellence benefit her students as well as her mentees.

“Juliana’s professionalism and willingness to share her business and life experiences to help young people are evident in everything that she does and serve as a wonderful example to her students,” he said. “We are so proud that she was chosen from almost 130 nominees to receive this award.”

For more information about Futurpreneur Canada visit www.futurpreneur.ca.

For more information about this release, please contact:
Sara Underwood, Media and Communications Officer
Tel: 902-566-9695
Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019