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Patrick J. Hayes Memorial Award


Patrick J. Hayes was a Career and College Preparation instructor, employed with Northwest Community College for 23+ years. He worked in the Terrace-Kitimat area from 1975 to 1978 until he moved to Hazelton where he worked at the campus there from 1978 to 1999. Pat encouraged many students over the years to pursue their education goals. He would always say, “Focus – you are a winner, and I know you can do it!” 

A $500 award is available each year to a student who has completed Career and College Preparation and is pursing higher educational goals at any recognized post secondary institution. To receive the award you must submit proof of enrolment to this office by September 30. Preference will be given to Career and College Preperation students from the Hazelton campus.

  • Statement of personal and education goals 
  • 500 word essay on the “Importance of Education” 
  • Two letters of reference – one of which is from a teacher
Forms Required 
Applicable Programs 
Applicable Campuses 
Hazelton Campus
Funding Source 
June 30