Spectra Energy Selects 2016 Scholarship Recipients
Five Students of Union Gas Employees to Receive Up to $20,000 toward Undergraduate Studies
Chatham, ON, June 22, 2016 - Union Gas parent company Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE) has announced that five children of Union Gas employees have been selected to receive up to $5,000 per year in scholarship funds toward undergraduate study at an accredited college or university in the U.S. or Canada.
"Spectra Energy is proud to continue our 50-plus year tradition of offering a scholarship program for the children of our employees. We are pleased to make an investment in the futures of these exceptional students who demonstrate so much potential," said Greg Ebel, chief executive officer of Spectra Energy. "This year's scholarship recipients excel academically and actively participate in their schools and local communities."
Recipients under the Spectra Energy Scholars Program are graduating high school/secondary school seniors and are chosen annually by an independent committee of judges. The committee selects recipients based on their performance in academics, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honours and awards, work experience and financial need. The scholarships will provide the students up to $20,000 during their four years of undergraduate study.
One additional student was recognized for their achievements and will receive a one-time, $2,500 scholarship.
2016 UNION GAS SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS:
Brittany McLaren of Chatham, ON - A student at Chatham-Kent Secondary School and the daughter of David and Carla-Jo McLaren
Carys Owen of Chatham, ON - A student at Chatham-Kent Secondary School and the daughter of Jason and Deborah Owen
Chukwuebuka Moneme of Waterloo, ON - A student of St. Davids Secondary School, Waterloo, ON and the son of Chuka and Adaora Moneme
Jordan Sharpe of Hanover, ON - A student at John Diefenbaker Senior School and the daughter of Scott Sharpe and Tracy Napper-Sharpe
Samantha Brownlee of North Bay, ON - A student at St. Joseph Scollard Hall and the daughter of Kathy Brownlee
About Union Gas
Union Gas Limited, a Spectra Energy (NYSE: SE) company, is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with over 100 years of experience and service to customers. The distribution business serves about 1.4 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in more than 400 communities across Ontario. Union Gas is one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2016, and has assets of $7.2 billion and approximately 2,300 employees. For more information, visit uniongas.com.
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Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE), a FORTUNE 500 company, is one of North America's leading pipeline and midstream companies. Based in Houston, Texas, the company's operations in the United States and Canada include more than 21,000 miles of natural gas, natural gas liquids, and crude oil pipelines; approximately 300 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas storage; 4.8 million barrels of crude oil storage; as well as natural gas gathering, processing, and local distribution operations. Spectra Energy is the general partner of Spectra Energy Partners (NYSE: SEP), one of the largest pipeline master limited partnerships in the United States and owner of the natural gas and crude oil assets in Spectra Energy’s U.S. portfolio. Spectra Energy also has a 50 percent ownership in DCP Midstream, the largest producer of natural gas liquids and the largest natural gas processor in the United States. Spectra Energy has served North American customers and communities for more than a century. For more information, visit spectraenergy.com.
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