Osum Oil Sands Corp. has announced the names of the 2018 Spark Award recipients. The Osum Spark Awards are four $5000 scholarships awarded to secondary students, post-secondary students or apprentices from Indigenous communities near Osum’s project areas in northern Alberta.
The 2018 recipients of the Spark Award are:
- Chyna Steele, Bigstone Cree Nation
- Claudette Machatis, Cold Lake First Nations
- Margaret Martial, Cold Lake First Nations
- Zoe Quinney, Frog Lake First Nation
The Spark Award began in 2014 as a way to recognize students who have the potential to make a difference in their communities and the world. Since it began, 16 students have received the award.