ADSB Names First Indigenous Student Trustee –

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 2018142 Views

November 28, 2018

The appointment of Algoma District School Board’s first Indigenous Student Trustee was approved at Tuesday night’s Board meeting. Katelyn Wildgoose will join Molly Taylor and Sarah Fisher as Student Trustee for the remainder of the 18/19 school year.

Katelyn was recently elected as Chair for the newly established ADSB Northern Indigenous Youth Council (NIYC). She is currently a Grade 12 student at W. C Eaket Secondary School in Blind River and she resides on Mississauga First Nation. She was part of her school’s student senate last year, and felt that most schools could improve Indigenous inclusion in their plan to make their schools better.

In her application for the position of NIYC Chair, Katelyn shared some of her thoughts and plans. “My goal for this year is to ensure all Indigenous students feel welcomed and included in their school in an authentic way. While attending the Indigenous Student Leadership Committee,…

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