2012 Recipients

Congratulations to this years DB Perks/Lifesaving Society scholarship winners!
Scholarships were presented at the Annual General Meeting March 11th to the following recipients:

Noel Lai, Vancouver, BC


  • Lifeguard/instructor at Langara Family Y for 2 years
  • Finishing grade 12 this year and has received Duke of Edinburgh awards last 3 years
  • Program assistant in adapted aquatics at Stan Stronge Pool
  • Recreational and music events assistant at Holy Family Hospital



Sasha Maleki, Coquitlam, BC

  • 5 years as lifeguard/instructor including being an aquatic leader in Coquitlam and Surrey
  • Currently honour roll student in International Baccalaureate Certificate program
  • Member of Coquitlam Youth Council and co-chair of school district leadership council
  • Looking to pursue degree in Life Sciences
  • 2011 Barnsley finalist in Individual First Aid event & member of Rookie Team of the Year


Amy Penny, Williams Lake, BC

  • Honour roll student completing Grade 12 at Williams Lake Secondary School where she is Student Council President
  • Has worked at Sam Ketcham Pool for 2 years
  • Volunteer swim coach at the Child Development Centre

David Slade, Delta, BC

  • Has been a lifeguard/instructor in Delta for 4 years
  • Began competing in lifeguard competitions to improve skills after dealing with a cardiac arrest
  • Graduated high school with bilingual honours
  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in applied science at UBC