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Monday, February 19, 2018

The Wismer Award

PlaqueThe Wismer Award for Academic and Athletic Excellence is awarded annually to one outstanding female and male student athlete graduating from Nora Frances Henderson High School (formerly Barton High School) who is furthering their education at the university or college level. This cash scholarship will be given to the recipients who have excelled both academically, maintaining at least a 75% average yearly, and athletically. The winners will also have demonstrated sportsmanship, leadership and dedication. The presentation will be made at the Nora Frances Henderson High School graduation ceremony.

The Wismer Award for Academic and Athletic Excellence was established in 2003 in memory of John Wismer. The Wismer Foundation awards a cash scholarship annually to an exemplary student athlete graduating from Nora Frances Henderson High School to assist with their continuing post secondary education. The scholarship recipient must have excelled athletically and academically, maintaining at least a 75% average yearly. Commitment, sportsmanship, leadership and respect both in the classroom and on the playing field are important considerations in the selection process – reflecting the values John Wismer instilled in his students on a daily basis.

 Contributions

 Contributions can be made to the Wismer Foundation through the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board~                  Mailing Address: PO Box 2558, Hamilton, Ont. L8N3L1 Please note on cheque: "John Wismer FUND" or                              make cheque payable to"Jay Wismer in trust for the Wismer Foundation" and mail to: Jay Wismer                                          17 Old Orchard Dr, Stoney  Creek, Ont. L8E 1E9 or contact: Stacy Wismer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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