Legacy of Lindor Reynolds Lives on in UWinnipeg Bursary

Lindor Reynolds
Lindor Reynolds accepts the 2000 Michener Citation of Merit Award from Governor General Adrienne Clarkson on behalf of the Winnipeg Free Press. (MICHENERAWARDS.CA)

The memory of award-winning Winnipeg Free Press columnist Lindor Reynolds will be preserved through a new bursary at the University of Winnipeg.

The newspaper worked with the UWinnipeg Foundation to establish the Lindor Reynolds Youth-in-Care Tuition Waiver Bursary, a program pioneered by the university to ensure that former foster children can achieve their dreams and pursue a post-secondary education.

The bursary currently stands at $23,020 and reached its $10,000 goal is just one week.

“Lindor continues to touch our community in a real and meaningful way, and among her many accomplishments, we can add this final gift to the next generation of scholars,” said Dr. Annette Trimbee, UWinnipeg’s president and vice-chancellor. “She continues to be a remarkable role-model.”

Reynolds was a U of W graduate in 1979 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She passed away October 16 after a battle with brain cancer.

Those wishing to make a contribution to the bursary can do so online.


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