Saskatchewan Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty spoke to students about the importance of education. He presented his Award of Excellence to student Shannon Williamson noting she has a great attitude and has discovered how powerful an education can be. He explained she’s an outstanding student and athlete, she’s served as President of the Student Leadership Committee where she helped guide activities and programs for younger students and that’s one thing he didn’t mention earlier is a willingness to help others and here’s a good example of that. He added Shannon takes part in volleyball, basketball, track and field, she’s also participated in many outdoor activities such as camping, fishing and boating, she’s taken guitar lessons for seven years and participates in Home Routes concerts and Shannon plans to attend the University of Regina to study nursing.
Mirasty also presented Northern Student Achievement Awards for grade seven to Alix Stevens, grade nine to Naomi Dickens and Lucas Bonsant, grade ten to Abbey Cowper, grade 11 to Bree Patterson and Lauren Fox and grade twelve Kiana Stevens.