May 17, 2024

​Two Sun West Students Receive U or R Chancellor's Scholarship

Two students from Sun West schools, Farrah Low of Davidson School, and Dustin Moore of Rosetown Central High School(RCHS), have been selected to be among the first recipients of the prestigious University of Regina Chancellor’s Scholarship.

Farrah and Dustin are among only 14 students selected to receive this scholarship. To qualify a student must have an average of at least 95% and demonstrate significant contributions to their school and community. The recipients receive $10,000 a year over four years, plus on-campus housing for the first year of their degree, making the total value of the scholarship $46,000.

More information on the Chancellor’s Scholarship can be found here.

Farrah will be pursuing a degree through the University of Regina’s Hill and Levene School of Business. This is a natural calling for Farrah, who currently operates her own graphic design business, Flow Designs, which provides her with an opportunity express her creative side while helping promote local fundraisers, events, groups, and other activities.

Farrah has demonstrated leadership throughout her community and school. She has been part of the Davidson School Student Council for several years and is now finishing her term as President. In this capacity she had initiated and led numerous events and activities and provided a student voice on school policies. Most recently she helped draft her school’s land acknowledgement statement. Farrah prides herself on working hard to make her school and inclusive and welcoming place.

Farrah is an avid athlete participating in many sports and won a silver medal at the Provincial Tracks and Field Championships in 2022. She has played both school and club volleyball and this year as Captain of the Davidson Raiders Senior Girls Volleyball Team, led the team to the Provincial Championship.

In 2023, as part of a Career Work Experience placement, Farrah launched the Sunny Side, the first student-led podcast in Saskatchewan. Through this podcast, Farrah highlighted the achievements and activities of student leaders within Sun West School Division.

For two years, Farrah was part of the Sun West School Leadership Program as a member of Team Sun West, which is responsible for organizing an annual division-wide student leadership conference. Farrah played key roles in both the 2023 and 2024 conferences and used her creative talents to market both events.

“I'd like to thank the Sun West Student Leadership program for helping me to gain skills and leadership experience, which led to this scholarship,” said Farrah. “The leadership program is extraordinary and allows students to gain a deeper understanding of their own strengths and provide opportunities for growth. I would not have this scholarship opportunity without my family, friends, teachers, and everyone involved with the Sun West Leadership team,” she added.

Dustin will be taking a degree in Business Administration at the University of Regina. He has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to sports in his school and community not only as an athlete but also as a coach and official.

He has played on many school and community teams including football, hockey, golf, volleyball, badminton, and baseball.

He started playing on local teams in hockey in 2011 and baseball in 2013.In 2022, he became an Assistant Coach in the Rosetown Minor Athletic Association. He also served as a hockey official since 2015 and in 2022 became a Clinic Instructor.

Dustin played RCHS junior football with in 2018 and 2019, and in 2022 and 2023, video recorded senior football games. He also played on RCHS Golf Teams in 2019, and 2023, RCHS Volleyball Teams from 2020 to 2023, and RCHS Badminton Teams from 2019 to 2024.

In addition to sports, Dustin was very involved in other activities in his community and school. In 2020, he was a volunteer with the Rosetown and District Food Bank and delivered food donations and sorted food. Throughout 2021, 2022 and 2023, Dustin was part of the RCHS Student Representative Council as a Member-at-Large. In this capacity he helped organize, execute, and clean up after school events.

"I feel very honoured and thankful to receive this award and I am looking forward to attending the University of Regina in the Business Administration program,” said Dustin. “I am also very thankful for my family, friends, teachers, and others who have helped to make this opportunity possible,” he concluded.