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The Future Looks Bright for VPD Cadet Jasleen Bahia

Earlier this month, VPD Cadet Inspector Jasleen Bahia was selected as one of 35 recipients to receive the 2019 Loran Scholarship Award which is valued at $100,000 over 4 years. Jasleen was chosen from nearly a pool of 5,100 applicants and has credited her involvement in the VPD Cadets Program for her success.

Jasleen is a third year Cadet in the program and has maintained excellent grades while being a competitive player as the captain of her high school basketball team.  Like many VPD Cadets, Jasleen has faced much adversity in her home life but with her hard work and dedication to the VPD Cadet Program, she was promoted to Cadet Inspector–the top-ranking title in the VPD Cadet Program. She is currently a senior at Britannia Secondary School and has gained early acceptance into the UBC Sauder School of Business as well as several other post-secondary schools.

Congratulations Jasleen on your much-deserved scholarship award! We look forward to hearing about your future success.

The Vancouver Police Foundation proudly supports the VPD Cadet Program. The VPD Cadet Program is led by active VPD officers and promotes leadership, teamwork, community service, public speaking, and other life skills such as resume building. By embedding a strong sense of leadership, the VPD Cadets are motivated for success and become empowered leaders of tomorrow in their communities.

The Vancouver Police Foundation supports programs and initiatives that fall under one of four pillars: Youth Programs, Mental Health & Addictions, Community Outreach & Engagement, and Technology & Special Equipment. You can help build a safer Vancouver by donating to the Vancouver Police Foundation.

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