Metis Teens Awarded Millennium Scholarships

Monday, May 04, 2009 at 14:18



Two Saskatchewan Metis high school students are among seven Aboriginal recipients nationwide of a prestigious scholarship.


The Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation has announced the winners of its millennium excellence awards.


Tara Desroches of E.D. Feehan High School in Saskatoon is the recipient of a scholarship worth $20,500.


Meanwhile, Jennifer Bozek, who attends Carpenter High in Meadow Lake, is the winner of a $4,500 scholarship.


The foundation says the students were chosen for their exceptional achievements in leadership, social innovation, academic performance and community service.