A passion for the profession...APALA & LACF have awarded the 2015 Peter Klynstra Memorial Scholarship to Aislin Livingstone, a 2017 MLA candidate at the University of Guelph at an awards reception held on campus, November 9th 2015. The award recognizes Aislin’s ties to Atlantic Canada and the passion for the profession which she has demonstrated in her academic work, employment and volunteer activities.About Aislin Aislin Livingstone, MLA student with Colleen Mercer Clarke presenting the Klynstra Scholarship on behalf of APALA Aislin describes herself as passionate about design but with a pragmatic world view. Her interests in environmental planning and design took root at an early age, while she was growing up in an isolated tourist and fishing town in Costa Rica. Her world view has been enriched by life, work and study in diverse places, which will continue with the winter semester on exchange at Wageningen UR, the Netherlands. We look forward to her contributions to landscape architecture in Atlantic Canada.
About the Peter Klynstra Memorial Scholarship
The Klynstra Memorial Scholarship was established by the Atlantic Provinces Association of Landscape Architects (APALA) in collaboration with the Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation (LACF). The scholarship recognizes Peter’s long and influential career in landscape architecture and academia; inspiring clients, communities and students in Atlantic Canada. In tribute to Peter’s influence as a mentor, the award provides an annual grant of $1000 to support an Atlantic Canadian student of landscape architecture enrolled in an accredited university program of study. For more information, please visit:www.apala.ca/peter-klynstra-memorial-scholarship. You can contribute to the Klynstra Memorial Scholarship endowment fund by making a donation online. Learn more about the Peter Klynstra Memorial Scholarship here.