A dozen high school graduates in Waterloo Region

will be getting a major financial boost for their


Each of the twelve students will be receiving a

$5,000 Legacy Scholarship and will be recognized

at their commencement ceremonies beginning in


The recipients, along with their parents, gathered

for a meet and greet at a restaurant in Uptown

Waterloo Tuesday evening.

The Legacy Scholarship was established in 2015

by a group of community members with a mission

to support future leadership projects in Waterloo


A number of fundraisers are held throughout the

year including the Legacy Golf for Scholarships

tournament. Over the past two years the program

has awarded 21 scholarships to local high school


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