Nominations are now being accepted for the annual CAUAC Aboriginal Youth
Achievement Award and $1,000 Scholarship. The Calgary Aboriginal Urban Affairs Committee (CAUAC) Youth Achievement Award annually recognizes Aboriginal Youth who:
- Demonstrates leadership in the community and among his/her peer group.
- Displays a strong desire and commitment to achieve educational goals.
- Supports and encourages others to continue in their academic endeavors.
- Encourages and participates in cross-cultural activities involving Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities.
The award is open to all Aboriginal youth living within Calgary city limits or attending a Calgary school. Nominees must be between the ages of 14-24, attending junior or senior high school or a post-secondary facility.
Nominations will be accepted until 12 Noon on February 28, 2013. Please fill out the attached nomination form, ensuring that you have completed all sections, and
included all of the attachments.
Incomplete nomination will not be considered. No posthumous nominations are accepted.
Winners will be notified in May 2013 and are asked to be available for the award presentation on June 20 during Aboriginal Awareness Week 2013.
Please forward nominations by mail, email or fax to:
CAUAC c/o Lorna Crowshoe
City of Calgary, Community & Neighborhood Services (116)
PO Box 2100, STN M Calgary AB T2P 2M5
The Award is presented each year during Aboriginal Awareness Week in June.
The CAUAC Youth Achievement Award Winners are:
2009: Caitlyn Pantherbone
2006: Kristen Acuna
2005: Jessica McMann
2004: Ms. Melinda Bain
2003: Ms. Nicole Akuna
2002: Ms. Autumn Eagle Speaker
2001: Mr. Jason Wuttanee, Ms. Robin Twigg, Ms. Nellie Meguinis
2000: Mr. Darcy Turning Robe
1999: Ms. Amanda Chersinoff
1998: Mr. Christopher Buggins
1997: Mr. Bryce Starlight
1996: Mr. Blue Cloud Michael Eaglespeaker Williams
1995: Mr. Shawn Gary Wade Butt
1994: Ms. Rozalyn Prairie Chicken
1993: Ms. Vada Hoof
1992: Ms. Bobbie Jo Turning Robe