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Ontario student wins Forest Products Skills Award

 

Last updated 1/17/2015 at 3:34pm

FPAC

Shownoo Blackbird-Williams (right) received the FPAC Award from David Lindsay, President and CEO of FPAC, on December 10th. The $2,500 award is targeted at First Nations, Metis or Inuit youth ages 18 to 30 who are enrolled in an apprenticeship program, college or in university, with strong academic standing, and who are committed to their field of study and a career in the revitalized forest sector.

WINNIPEG, MB-The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has awarded the third annual Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth to Shownoo Blackbird-Williams from Walpole Island First Nation in Ontario.

The $2,500 award is targeted at youth from 18 to 30 who are enrolled in an apprenticeship program, college or in university, who are a First Nations, Métis or Inuit individual with strong academic standing, and who are committed to their field of study and a career in the revitalized forest sector. 

"Shownoo has a strong desire to better himself and his family and he hopes to use hi...



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