Photo: Lacombe Soccer Club

Brady van der Heide was a young resident of the community of Lacombe who truly encompassed the virtues of citizenship. In memory of Brady’s contribution to his community, his family has created a legacy in Brady’s name called the Brady Van Der Heide Citizenship Award.

The award will be granted annually to students from École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School Scholarship for demonstrating the following traits:

– Positive role model in terms of leadership, mentoring and participation in school and community activities
– Demonstrates positive interpersonal relationships at school and in the community
– Genuine consideration for the feelings of others
– Contributes to the community through initiatives such as volunteering, fundraising, environment and animal rights
– Cooperative
– Dependable
– Responsible

Donations to the Brady van der Heide Citizenship Award fund can be made here: https://zcu.io/xIIr or through mail to:

The Red Deer & District Community Foundation
Suite #503 4901 48th Street
Red Deer, Alberta T4N 6M4

Application Process:

Completed applications must be submitted to the Red Deer and District Community Foundation by 4:00pm on Friday, May 26, 2023. Please email applications to daniellestewart@rddcf.ca

Your submission must contain the following:

1. Completed application form

2. Two reference letters – one from a teacher and one from a community member with whom you have developed a working relationship

3. Working copy of high school transcript

4. Application essay