Spectra Energy Selects 2015 Scholarship Recipients

Spectra Energy Corp (SE) today announced that 10 children of company employees have been selected to receive up to $5,000 per year in scholarship funds toward undergraduate study at an accredited college or university in the U.S. or Canada.

“Spectra Energy is proud to continue our tradition of offering a scholarship program for the children of our employees. This investment in the future of our employees’ children exemplifies our commitment to education and to our most important asset: our team members,” said Greg Ebel, chief executive officer of Spectra Energy. “This year’s scholarship recipients are well-rounded, demonstrating excellence in education and a strong commitment to community — two qualities we value at Spectra Energy.”

Recipients under the Spectra Energy Scholars Program are graduating high school/secondary school seniors and are chosen annually by an independent committee of judges. The committee selects recipients based on their performance in academics, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors and awards, work experience and financial need. The scholarships will provide the students up to $20,000 during their four years of undergraduate study.

Two additional students were recognized for their achievements and will each receive a one-time, $2,500 scholarship.


Nathan Bigelow of Kitchener, ON – A student at Resurrection Catholic Secondary School and the son of Richard Bigelow and Christine Bigelow

Megan Canniff of Chatham, ON – A student at Ursuline College Chatham and the daughter of Darrin and Christine Canniff

Sarah Donais of Chatham, ON – A student at Chatham-Kent Secondary School and the daughter of Shelia Martin

Alyssa Janes of Sarnia, ON – A student at St. Clair Secondary School and the daughter of Mark Janes and Stacey Fillion

Mackenzie King of Chatham, ON – A student at Ursuline College Chatham and the daughter of Jason and Marilee King

Jarod Lang of Fort St. John, BC – A student at Northern Peace Secondary and the son of Sara and Troy Lang

Greg Lee of Houston, TX – A student at Stratford High School and the son of Felicia and Ted Lee

Keenan Linehan of New Glasgow, NS – A student at North Nova Education Center and the son of Doug Linehan and Caroline Linehan

Taylor McCarthy of Jamestown, LA – A student at Castor High School and the daughter of Michael McCarthy and DeAnn Hay

Alison Ross of Thunder Bay, ON – A student at Westgate Collegiate & V.I. and the daughter of Cheryl and Jamie Ross


Molly Carter of Brantford, ON – A student at St. John’s College and the daughter of Dennis and Katie Carter

Victoria Kacer of London, ON – A student at A.B. Lucas Secondary School and the daughter of Tony and Tina Kacer

Spectra Energy Corp (SE), a FORTUNE 500 company, is one of North America’s leading pipeline and midstream companies. Based in Houston, Texas, the company’s operations in the United States and Canada include more than 22,000 miles of natural gas, natural gas liquids, and crude oil pipelines; approximately 300 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas storage; 4.8 million barrels of crude oil storage; as well as natural gas gathering, processing, and local distribution operations. Spectra Energy is the general partner of Spectra Energy Partners (SEP), one of the largest pipeline master limited partnerships in the United States and owner of the natural gas, natural gas liquids, and crude oil assets in Spectra Energy’s U.S. portfolio. Spectra Energy also has a 50 percent ownership in DCP Midstream, the largest producer of natural gas liquids and the largest natural gas processor in the United States. Spectra Energy has served North American customers and communities for more than a century. The company’s longstanding values are recognized through its inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indexes and the CDP S&P 500 Climate Disclosure and Performance Leadership Indexes. For more information, visit www.spectraenergy.com and www.spectraenergypartners.com.

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