Released on April 29, 2010
Premier Brad Wall announced today the names of six young people who will receive the Saskatchewan Youth Award.
"This year's recipients are, without question, an example of the compassion, dedication and innovation of Saskatchewan's youth," Wall said. "I want to thank them for their contributions and commitment to their communities and the province."
The Saskatchewan Youth Award is bestowed on citizens ages 15 to 24 who have made significant contributions to Saskatchewan through personal accomplishments and outstanding achievement. Including the six new members, 22 youth have received the award since its inception in 2006.
The 2009 recipients are:
- Katie Bacon, Ogema
- Miranda Mark, Saskatoon
- Anna Morsky, Saskatoon
- Dane Sanderson, Prince Albert
- Leejay Schmidt, Melfort
- Brooklyn Simes, Saskatoon
The recipients will receive their awards on May 31. Recipients are selected from nominations submitted by the public. Selections are made by an independent committee comprised of members of the Saskatchewan Honours Advisory Council and youth representatives.
For more information on the Saskatchewan Youth Award or the Saskatchewan Honours and Awards Program, please visit www.ops.gov.sk.ca.
For more information, contact:
Office of the Provincial Secretary