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The Adrian Campbell Scholarship Fund

History

The Adrian Campbell Scholarship Fund was established as a tribute to Adrian’s many accomplishments in his too brief life. The Fund supports young athletes in individualized endurance sports who are also beginning their post- secondary education.  Adrian was a great proponent of fitness and encouraged and helped many others to follow his path. He would be honoured to know that he was helping young athletes with the additional financial costs associated with simultaneously pursuing their sport and education.

The Adrian Campbell Scholarship Fund Association was established on March 1, 2011. The Scholarship Fund was designated a Charitable Organization on July 30, 2012, and duly accredited for Income Tax purposes. The Fund supports itself through generous contributions, an annual cycling event, and the efforts of many people.

The first scholarship was set for June, 2013.
The Charity’s registration number is 81030 4600 RR0001.

Mission

Our mission is to offer young Nova Scotian athletes the opportunity to pursue their post-secondary education while continuing to engage in their passion for sport. The Adrian Campbell Scholarship Fund honours the memory of Adrian by the awarding of a scholarship to a Grade 12 student who is competitive in an individualized endurance sport, and who embodies the qualities admired and emulated by Adrian:

By supporting these students, we are making an investment in leaders for tomorrow.

Board of Directors

Elaine Campbell: Elaine Campbell is Adrian’s mother and a strong believer in the benefits of sportsmanship and athletic involvement. She works as Psychologist and lives in Windsor NS with her husband Peter.

Krista Campbell: Krista was Adrian’s wife and true life partner. Together they pursued a life of fitness, family, fun, and hard work.  Together they had three sons with whom Krista continues to promote values of honesty, fairness, and self-challenge.  Krista cycles and competes in triathlon. She is a teacher and lives with their sons Jackson, Ryder, and AJ in Kentville, NS.

Lisa Chance: Lisa is a close friend and support to the Campbells. She introduced Adrian and his family to Little Tancook Island which was a spot he always enjoyed.  Lisa is a devoted teacher and lives with her husband and Otis in Bedford and Little Tancook, NS.

Scott Davies: Scott was a close personal friend of Adrian’s through high school, university and beyond. As a former team mate with the West Hants Bantam hockey club; they shared an appreciation for the great Canadian game. A mutual love of cycling saw Scott and Adrian, with dad Peter often along for the ride, spend countless hours together on the road training and racing their bicycles. Scott lives in Dartmouth Nova Scotia with his wife Tara and son Nathaniel. He is the Director of Operations at Park Place Hotel & Conference Centre, Ramada Plaza.

Cindy Etter-Turnbull: Being Adrian’s aunt, Cindy spent many years babysitting for him and his sister Stephanie. Cindy worked with the adult mentally challenged at Windsor Workshop and King’s Meadow Residence, where Adrian worked as a summer student and later sat on the Foundation Board. Cindy and Adrian shared an understanding of the importance of tradition and organization, and the pleasure of writing. Cindy is now an author and mother of two sons. She lives in Avondale NS with her husband where she also volunteers in or various local organizations.

Andrew Feenstra: I reside in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and am Co-Owner of Cyclesmith.  I met Adrian on the Nova Scotia bicycle circuit many years ago. We quickly became friends and because of his drive and determination, Cyclesmith sponsored Adrian in an effort to help him attain his goals and achievements.

Stephanie Johnston: Stephanie is Adrian’s sister. They enjoyed skiing together and Adrian taught Stephanie’s son his first puck handling. Stephanie is a Psychologist with the Annapolis Valley School Board and the devoted mother of two children, Angus and Reilly.

Marc Kazimirski: Marc is a close friend of the Campbell’s.  Marc and Adrian played hockey as kids, they went to high school together, and they spent countless hours riding/racing bicycles throughout Nova Scotia.  Marc is a lawyer and lives in Vancouver with his wife (Michelle) and two kids (Sophie and Owen); however, his home will always be in Nova Scotia.

George Lohnes: George Lohnes, Q.C., worked closely with Adrian for 13 years at Taylor MacLellan Cochrane in Kentville, Nova Scotia. Now retired, as a Community Volunteer, he currently serves as a Governor and First Vice-Chair of the Board of Governors of Acadia University and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Fidelis House Society and the Fund Development Committee of the Brigadoon Children’s Camp Society.

Peter McLeod: Peter is a professor of Psychology at Acadia University and a friend of the Campbell family. He rode and raced with Adrian and with his father. Adrian also helped Peter’s son Garrett compete successfully at the National Road racing Championships when Garrett was a junior.

Sarah Reddington: My connection with Adrian grew out of my close friendship with his wife Krista. Adrian and I shared a passion for endurance sports. We enjoyed long training rides together and even dabbled in team duathlons. I am an educator in the Annapolis Valley and reside in Hantsport.

John Shanks: I am a Partner at the law firm of Stewart McKelvey in Halifax. I reside in Hants County with my wife, Denise and our five children. I had the privilege of working with Adrian for several years at TMC Law and became good friends with him over those years.I remain privileged to be working with Adrian’s family and friends to help support student athletes, a cause very dear to Adrian.

 

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