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.