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Orca Book Publishers Literacy Award #1

Award at a glance


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All students

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Award description

For the student who began literacy studies in a community program and completed a provincial level English course at Camosun. The student must demonstrate academic excellence, the ability to communicate effectively, and provide evidence of successful strategies for overcoming barriers to learning. Victoria’s Orca Books has been a publisher of high quality, award-winning books for children and teens and reluctant readers of all ages. They established this award in 2012 to support literacy at Camosun College. 



The student must demonstrate success in literacy (70% grade in English course or higher) and has overcome adversity due to their ethnicity, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, religion, abilities, gender identity, or socioeconomic status.

  • Domestic students completing any English course

Application process

Selection process

Faculty/staff nomination.

Thank you to our donor

Thanks Donor

Orca Book Publishers Limited

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Orca Book Publishers Limited

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