TORONTO, June 21, 2016 /CNW/ - In celebration of National Aboriginal Day, today Hydro One recognized 10 outstanding students selected for the Leonard S. (Tony) Mandamin Scholarship. The scholarship, named in recognition of the Honourable Justice Leonard S. (Tony) Mandamin, is granted annually to First Nations, Métis and Inuit post-secondary students.
"Our scholarship winners not only exceed in academic excellence but also in their commitment to supporting their communities which is important to recognize," said LeeAnne Cameron, Director, First Nations & Métis Relations, Hydro One. "The Leonard S. (Tony) Mandamin Scholarship is one of the ways Hydro One supports and encourages students to stay in school and explore opportunities within the electricity industry."
This year's scholarship recipients are:
- Katrina Owl, Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation, Business Administration- Fanshawe College
- Jeremy Robson, Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, Computer Programming - St. Lawrence College
- Madison Hill, Six Nations, Environmental Science - York University
- Dominique Bomberry, Six Nations, Commerce - Queen's University
- Ashley Lacourciere, Taykwa Tagamou Nation, Education - Lakehead University
- Daniel Lambert, Dokis First Nation, Industrial Mechanical Millwright - Cambrian College
- Joshua Van Damme, Métis, Mechanical Engineer - Carleton University
- Dalton Mathias, Métis, Line Crew Ground Support - Cambrian College
- Michael Vansickle, Inuk, Energy System Engineering Technology - Mohawk College
- Brandon Casquenette, Métis, Electrical Engineering Technology - Georgian College
Each year, up to 15 scholarships are available to students enrolled in electricity related programs. Scholarship recipients are granted a financial award in the amount of $5,000 and those eligible may have an opportunity to complete a paid developmental work term with Hydro One. Interested students can visit http://www.hydroone.com/Careers/NewGrads/Awards to learn more and apply.
About the Company
Hydro One Limited is Ontario's largest electricity transmission and distribution company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario with approximately $24.3 billion in assets and 2015 revenues of over $6.5 billion. The company delivers electricity safely and reliably to over 1.3 million customers across the province of Ontario, and to large industrial customers and municipal utilities. Hydro One owns and operates Ontario's approximately 29,000 km circuit high-voltage transmission network and an approximately 123,000 circuit km primary low-voltage distribution network. Hydro One Limited common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: H).
SOURCE Hydro One Inc.
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