Competitive Judoka and Young Nikkei student Dante St. Prix to receive the 2017-18 Nikkei Youth Athletics Bursary!
We are excited to announce that Dante St. Prix will be be awarded our 2017-18 Nikkei Youth Athletics Bursary!
Dante is currently an undergraduate student majoring in Engineering Physics at the University of British Columbia. He is a competitive Judoka, most recently winning a senior silver medal at the 2017 Pacific International and a U-21 gold medal at the 2017 Provincials. In 2014-15, he represented Canada at the Junior European Cup and the International Masters.
Dante became part of the Nikkei Place community as a student at Gladstone Japanese Language School, and graduated from the middle school program. He spends time volunteering as an assistant instructor and coach with the Ishikawa Judo Club.
At the Foundation, we are focusing on #ShapingNikkei — we want to help shape young Nikkei into all that they can be, by providing more bursaries and educational grants to Nikkei youth.
On #GivingTuesday, November 28th, 2017, help young Nikkei students be all that they can be! Your donation can help make more bursaries and educational grants a reality for more students in our community. Every act of generosity counts. Click here to find out more or donate now.