Eagle Professional Resources Inc.

Eagle Professional Resources Inc.

October 20, 2005 08:00 ET

Algonquin College Students Honoured: Eagle Awards 2005 Scholarships in Ottawa

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 20, 2005) - Eagle Professional Resources Inc. (Eagle) is pleased to announce this year's recipients of the Algonquin College Eagle Scholarship Awards.

The Algonquin College Awards Ceremony took place last evening, October 19th at 5:00 p.m. at the Algonquin College Woodroffe Campus. Kevin Dee, Eagle's CEO was in attendance to present the awards at the event. A total of four scholarships were awarded to exceptional students from Algonquin College's School of Advanced Technology. Award recipients included: Ricardo Saracino, John Poirier, Buddhi Kulatunga and Marc Leonard. Each scholarship was $500. The selection criterion was based on academic merit and community involvement.

Eagle established the Scholarship Program six (6) years ago in an effort to support education and fight the skills gap within the Information Technology (IT) industry. Eagle grants a total of fourteen $500 scholarships annually to colleges in Ottawa, Calgary and Toronto which represents a total $7,000 investment. Awards are available to students attending Algonquin College, SAIT and George Brown College.

"Congratulations to this year's four recipients for their hard work and outstanding achievements," said Kevin Dee, Eagle's CEO. " It is a fact that there will soon be skills shortages in technology again. Eagle has taken a leadership role in addressing these concerns by establishing scholarships which encourage and support students in programs such as those offered by the Advanced Technology Department at Algonquin College. We encourage other businesses to join us in strengthening the IT industry and to follow suit!"

About Eagle

Eagle is a 100% Canadian owned Information Technology (IT) staffing company with offices across Canada. Founded in 1996, Eagle is widely recognized as a national leader in the IT staff augmentation field and is an active member in industry organizations such as ACSESS. Eagle is noted for its team-based, highly ethical business practices highlighted by being named one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies for six consecutive years. To learn more about Eagle and its network of offices, please visit www.eagleonline.com or call toll-free 1-800-95-NESST (63778).

Contact Information

  • Eagle Professional Resources Inc. (Eagle)
    Lisa Murray
    Marketing Communications Specialist
    (613) 234-1810 Ext. 3225
    1-888-798-8181 Ext. 3225 (Toll Free)
    Lisa_Murray@eagleonline.com