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FMPSD column: Trying again on the previous faculty yr

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We ended a outstanding, record-breaking yr with our highschool grads garnering over $100,000 in scholarships from throughout North America, provincial Indigenous awards, grants, and a lot extra.

Thanks to our wonderful college students, workers, mother and father/guardians and everybody for serving to us in Doing What’s Finest for Youngsters. We recognize and applaud your resilience, and understanding as we pivoted by means of on-line and in-class modifications. Benefit from the pictures. We are going to so long this August.

Leona Anderson, our longest serving worker, retired this yr after 42 years with the Division. She labored within the Operations & Upkeep division. She held a number of positions by means of the years starting from custodian, constructing operator, transport/receiving to most not too long ago courier and painter
We proudly launched an Elders’ Council this year, which consists of five local elders, who will advise the Division on Indigenous matters, and upcoming events. Elders from the surrounding area: Mikisew Cree First Nation, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, Fort McMurray First Nation 468, and Métis Local 1935 sit on the Council.
We proudly launched an Elders’ Council this yr, which consists of 5 native elders, who will advise the Division on Indigenous issues, and upcoming occasions. Elders from the encompassing space: Mikisew Cree First Nation, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, Fort McMurray First Nation 468, and Métis Native 1935 sit on the Council.
Maryam Tsegaye from ÉcoleMcTavish High School was the first Canadian student to win the Breakthrough Junior Worldwide Video contest. Her video on quantum tunnelling was chosen from 5600 entries from almost 200 countries. She won a $250,000 (USD) scholarship, the school will receive a $100,000 state-of-the-art science lab with $50,000 going to her teacher, Kathy Vladicka. And, to top it all off – she’s now heading to Stanford University!
Maryam Tsegaye from ÉcoleMcTavish Excessive College was the primary Canadian scholar to win the Breakthrough Junior Worldwide Video contest. Her video on quantum tunnelling was chosen from 5600 entries from virtually 200 nations. She received a $250,000 (USD) scholarship, the college will obtain a $100,000 state-of-the-art science lab with $50,000 going to her instructor, Kathy Vladicka. And, to high all of it off – she’s now heading to Stanford College!
Savannah Graves and Sawyer Mercredi on receiving the Alberta School Board Association’s (ASBA) prestigious Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student awards this June. They are the only students from Fort McMurray to be honoured; and only 12 awards were given across the province. These awards “celebrate exceptional First Nations, Métis and Inuit students nominated by members of their education communities, based on their exemplary leadership, courage and commitment to their cultures and educational paths.” This year ASBA received 204 nominations.
Savannah Graves and Sawyer Mercredi on receiving the Alberta College Board Affiliation’s (ASBA) prestigious Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Scholar awards this June. They’re the one college students from Fort McMurray to be honoured; and solely 12 awards got throughout the province. These awards “have a good time distinctive First Nations, Métis and Inuit college students nominated by members of their training communities, based mostly on their exemplary management, braveness and dedication to their cultures and academic paths.” This yr ASBA acquired 204 nominations.
Westwood Community High School’s Shreeya Patel won a $120,000 scholarship from the University of San Francisco, declined it, and is now heading to the renowned Columbia University in New York to pursue Engineering.
Westwood Group Excessive College’s Shreeya Patel received a $120,000 scholarship from the College of San Francisco, declined it, and is now heading to the famend Columbia College in New York to pursue Engineering.

Doing What’s Finest for Youngsters. For extra info on any of our 16 faculties, or to register for the 2021-2022 faculty yr, go to fmpsdschools.ca. For actual time updates, observe us on Twitter and Insagram at @FMPSD and like us on Fb.

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