A UPEI student from Calgary has won the Avery Award, a scholarship based on the award won by Anne Shirley in Anne of Green Gables.
This is the first year the Avery Award, previously known as the Avery Scholarship, was made available only to non-P.E.I. students at the university. Michaela Wipond is thrilled to be the first recipient from the mainland.
“It still really hasn’t hit me,” said Wipond.
“It was a validation of my interests. Growing up out West especially, most of the kids I grew up with didn’t even know who L. M. Montgomery was, right? Didn’t know
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