Ontario student wins Forest Products Skills Award
Last updated 1/17/2015 at 3:34pm
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...