We would like to thank The Casket for covering the story on the Indian Harbour Lake student receiving inaugural Helping the Helpers scholarship. A freshman nursing student at Dalhousie University in Halifax is the recipient of the inaugural Helping the Helpers scholarship.

Helping The Helpers - Indian Harbour Lake student receives inaugural Helping the Helpers scholarship

Madison Harpell of Indian Harbour Lake receives the inaugural Helping the Helpers scholarship from John Garth MacDonald. Harpell is a freshman nursing student at Dalhousie University in Halifax. Corey LeBlanc – The Casket

“It is definitely an honour,” Madison Harpell, a graduate of St. Mary’s Academy in Sherbrooke, said.

Helping the Helpers – an Antigonish-based organization – hosts an annual post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) awareness and education day, which is focussed on front-line professionals and their families.

Veteran paramedic John Garth MacDonald, one of those at the forefront of launching and growing the organization, explained why the group decided to award the annual $500 prize to future front-line professionals.

To read all of this story from The Casket, click here.

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