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Outstanding UWinnipeg Indigenous students win academic awards

Crystal Brown

Award recipient, Crystal Brown, Indigenous Studies, UWinnipeg

The University of Winnipeg congratulates 31 Indigenous students who have earned the Business Council of Manitoba Academic Awards for 2014-2015.

The award honours students based on leadership, motivation and a commitment to learning.

“The Business Council of Manitoba awards confirm that we are attracting incredibly talented and dedicated Indigenous scholars, who are applying themselves across our faculties,” said Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, UWinnipeg. “It is gratifying that the corporate community is actively supporting and promoting the success of our next generation of leaders.”

UWinnipeg is one of the top four universities in the country for Indigenous participation, with approximately 12% of our student body comprised of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit students. Find out about UWinnipeg’s academic programs and supports for Indigenous students here.

Business Council of Manitoba Aboriginal Education Award Winners 2014-2015

University of Winnipeg recipients:

Courtney Bear, Criminal Justice

Shannon Bear, Bachelor of Arts

Rachelle Beauchamp, Indigenous Studies

Marika Bogi, Education

Charlotte Boubard, Bachelor of Arts

Morgan Brightnose, Criminal Justice

Crystal Brown, Indigenous Studies

Amber Chartrand, Criminal Justice

Diana Cowley, Education

Toni Lynn Daniels, Aboriginal Self-Goverance

Brittany David, Business Administration

Trina Everall, History

John Fox, Conflict Resolution

Rayna Gopaul, Indigenous Studies

Chelsea Grove, Criminal Justice

Andrea Guimond, Criminal Justice

Raven Hart, Business Administration

May Henderson, Bachelor of Arts

Janell Henry, Bachelor of Arts

Cheryl James, Urban & Inner City Studies

Nancy Larkin, Criminal Justice

Chloe McCorrister, Bachelor of Arts

Michelle McKay, Education

Lisa Muswagon, Bachelor of Arts

Jennifer Nerbas, History

Chantell Quill, Bachelor of Arts

Beatrice Redhead, Education

Craig Settee, Bachelor of Arts

Kevin Settee, Bachelor of Arts

Clyford Sinclair, English

Kevin Tom, Indigenous Studies