2016 Osum Leader of Tomorrow Recipients

We are pleased to introduce you to the recipients of the 2016 Osum Leader of Tomorrow Award.


2016 Recipients of the Osum Leader of Tomorrow Award

Front Row (L-R): Ammon Kozlow, Jennifer Green
Back Row (L-R): Sadie MacGillivray, Arielle Hiar, Jonas Church, Kristen Letwinetz, Jordan Mattice

Ammon Kozlow

Graduating from:        Assumption Jr/Sr High
Fall 2016:                   Two-year mission trip to Mexico
Nominated by:          Colleen Yoshida and Lynne Vining

Co-president of Student Council and class valedictorian, Ammon is a quiet leader that is respected by his fellow students.  Athletically, he played Junior Varsity volleyball, basketball, badminton and ran in track and field.  Ammon has signed up to complete a two-year mission through his church to Mexico and then plans to attend Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah to complete a Bachelor of Science in Physics/Astronomy.

Arielle Hiar

Graduating from:     Assumption Jr/Sr High
Fall 2016:                   University of Lethbridge
Nominated by:          Nadine Friesen

Arielle displayed enthusiasm, creativity and leadership skills when volunteering with the French Immersion kindergarten class at Holy Cross Elementary.  In addition, she has a passion for musical theatre – as a performer, stage assistant and helper with younger theatre classes at Pirouette School of Dance.  Arielle plans to attend the University of Lethbridge, studying a combined degree of Fine Arts and Education.


Jennifer Green

Graduating from:     Assumption Jr/Sr High
Fall 2016:                   University of Alberta (Augustana)
Nominated by:          Meredith Keizer and Lynne Vining

Jennifer has a joy for life and is often the “go to” person for leadership roles within the school.  She is an active volunteer, has performed in school musicals and has a black belt in Shito-Ryu Karate.  Jennifer plans to attend the University of Alberta Augustana.

Jonas Church

Graduating from:     Ecole Notre Dame High School
Fall 2016:                   Prairie Bible College
Nominated by:          Carol Rainey

Jonas is the first person to help out – volunteering countless hours at school, in his church and with other community groups including as President of the Bonnyville 4H Club.  He also umpires and plays baseball, was a member of the high school football team and referees hockey in the winter.  Jonas plans to attend Prairie Bible College next year and then pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the University of Lethbridge.

Jordan Mattice

Graduating from:     Assumption Jr/Sr High
Fall 2016:                   University of Calgary
Nominated by:          Colleen Yoshida

Jordan exhibited initiative when he took it upon himself to recover and remediate the old walking trail along Lakeshore Drive in Cold Lake North.  He did this in an environmentally conscious way that would allow other residents to walk further down the pathway and experience nature.  Athletically, Jordan has played on several sport teams and has been both a leader and a mentor to members of the team.

Kristen Letwinetz

Graduating from:      Ecole Des Beaux-Lacs
Fall 2016:                   University of Alberta
Nominated by:          Louise Sylvestre

A natural leader with a strong work ethic, Kristen excels academically while balancing athletics, volunteer work and other extracurricular activities.  She is also a proud francophone, volunteers at many community events and has chosen to attend the francophone faculty of the University of Alberta in order to maintain her second language learning, heritage and culture.

Sadie MacGillivray

Graduating from:     Bonnyville Centralized High School
Fall 2016:                   Grant MacEwen University
Nominated by:          Lesley Ann Etter

Sadie is a role model at Bonnyville Centralized High School and has fulfilled many important roles including involvement with the Street Team and the HOPE group.  She has also taken initiative to be a leader beyond the walls of BCHS.  Last summer she went on a trip to Ecuador with Me To We and assisted a group of young adults in creating a community kitchen.  Sadie plans to attend Grant MacEwan University and pursue a career in Communications.