Per Paache Memorial Bursary

This bursary in awarded in honour of our late colleague, Per Paache. Per was from New Brunswick and dedicated his career to the advancement of engineering, particularly in healthcare. Per served with the University of New Brunswick, Institute of Biomedical Engineering and devoted much time developing hospital commissioning initiatives across the province. Per's working career and his knowledge in his field of expertise and work ethic was exemplary. He was a devoted CHES member and was a part of the foundation on which the organization stands today.


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CHES Maritime is pleased to announce the successful applicant for the Per Paasche Bursary, valued at $1000, is Sabrina Goobie.

Sabrina is the daughter of CHES Maritime member Bill Goobie. Bill is the Manager, Major Construction with the Horizon Health Network and is based out of Moncton, New Brunswick.

Sabrina is 17 years old and a grade 12 student at École L’Odyssée in Moncton. Sabrina will be continuing her education at the Université de Moncton in the fall studying Civil Engineering.

Sabrina enjoys math and physics and has decided to follow in her father’s footsteps by pursuing an education in engineering.
“Since my father is an engineer, I have always considered going down the same path. I enjoy understanding how things work, being outside, and admiring architecture, thus making my decision to select this course a simple one.”

Sabrina has been an active community volunteer and has contributed her time to the Karing Kitchen and the Food Bank. She is an avid hockey enthusiast and goaltender and has participated in the NBIAA Provincial Hockey Championship.

Congratulations Sabrina and the best of success for the future.


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2015 Recipient

We are pleased to announce that the successful applicant for the $1000 Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society (CHES) Maritime Chapter’s 2015 Per Paache Bursary is Kyle Bouchie. Kyle is the son of CHES Maritime member Joe Bouchie. Joe is the Environmental Director at RK MacDonald Nursing Home in Antigonish Nova Scotia.

Kyle, 21 years old, is from Antigonish, NS. Kyle has always been involved in sports and enjoyed science. He developed a passion for engineering and attended St.F.X University in 2012 for two years where he obtained his diploma. It was there that he was presented with the Engineers Nova Scotia Student Award recognizing hard work, dedication, professionalism, and social skills within the engineering program.

Kyle is presently enrolled in the Dalhousie University Cooperative Education Mechanical Engineering Program and doing a work term at A.H. Roy & Associates Engineering Consultants Ltd. in Antigonish. He plans to continue his education and work towards his Professional Engineer status.

Congratulations Kyle and the best of success for the future!