AJF June 2015 Graduates
The latest round of AJF scholarships funded five students who all successfully graduated in June. Tatevik Sargsyan, one of the grantees from Artsakh, was awarded the highest grade and mention among all AGLA students, receiving a 94% Excellent grade. Syriahay Hagop Khaloyan graduated with 83% Very Good; Armenian Science Academy scholar Ara Musheghyan with 82% Very Good; Javakhkahay (Georgia) Hayk Khanjyan with 74% Good; Tavush resident Haykaz Harutyunyan with 70% Good. The latter, son of an azatamartik from a border village said: "We have learned a great deal in this program and now I am ready to invest my knowledge in the development of Armenian jewellery and diamond making."
To-date, AJF has enrolled 10 students who have graduated from the AGLA program successfully and obtained their certificate diplomas. The majority of the graduates have embarked on new careers in the jewellery sector. AJF is grateful to all its patrons who have contributed to its educational programs: the Canadian Jewellers Association, AJA of Italy, AJA of Canada (Ontario and Quebec), Jewelers Mutual Insurance, Invessa Insurance and Financial Services, Mr. Krikor Istanboulli, and Mr. Habib Malo.