2017 Osum Leader of Tomorrow Recipients

We are pleased to introduce you to the 2017 recipients of the Osum Leader of Tomorrow Award.

2017 Recipients of the Osum Leader of Tomorrow Award

(L-R): Bailey May Hobbs, Jennifer Davies, Cindy Liang, Devon Reekie, Logan Lukinuk, Malorie Lafond

Bailey May Hobbs

Graduating from: Bonnyville Centralized High School
Fall 2017: Lakeland College
Nominated by: Lynda Robb

Currently the President of the Ardmore 4H Beef Club, Bailey May has been involved in the club for the last nine years. She gives freely of her time to the 4H Club – and her compassion, positivity and selflessness makes her an excellent role model to younger members. Bailey is currently pursuing her apprenticeship as a Heavy Duty Technician.

Malorie Lafond

Graduating from: Ecole Notre Dame High School
Fall 2017: Grant MacEwan University
Nominated by: Peter Godin

Whether it’s inside or outside the walls of Ecole Notre Dame High School, Malorie is a leader. As Chair of the Justice League, Malorie initiated the Community Garden Project – and through her involvement with the Environmental Science Club, she helped the club reach new levels of success. Malorie will be attending Grant MacEwan University in the fall to pursue a career in Design Studies.

Logan Lukinuk

Graduating from: Bonnyville Centralized High School
Fall 2017: Grant MacEwan University
Nominated by: Kelsey Brennan and Debbie Dallaire

Kind. Thoughtful. Positive. Those were just three words used to describe Logan. Always the first to volunteer without being asked, he helped with countless initiatives including the Breakfast for Learning and BCHS Santa’s Elves programs, as well as Thinkwerx’ community initiatives (where he is also an employee). Logan plans to study business at Grant MacEwan University.

Devon Reekie

Graduating from: Cold Lake High School
Fall 2017: University of Alberta
Nominated by: Nancy MacKichan and Jennifer Dusyk-Johnson

An all-around great student and athlete, Devon’s natural gift as a leader emerged in his efforts to improve the quality of life of those around him. Devon was a dedicated volunteer with Cold Lake High School’s Best Buddies program. He was an excellent role model for his buddies and those around him – emanating empathy, inclusiveness and positivity. Devon plans to study biology at the University of Alberta.

Jennifer Davies

Graduating from: Cold Lake High School
Fall 2017: University of Alberta (Augustana Campus)
Nominated by: Dana Schwab

During her time at CLHS, Jennifer played a fundamental role within the High School Leadership Group and was a founding member of the school’s GSA. She did so with a quiet presence that has been described as determined, resilient and inspiring. Also a talented actress, Jennifer plans to study drama at the University of Alberta, Augustana campus.

Cindy Liang

Graduating from: Assumption Jr/Sr High School
Fall 2017: University of Alberta
Nominated by: Lynne Vining, Leanne Draper, Meghan Rennie, Catheryne Sicard and Mitch MacKinnon

As an international student with English as her second language, Cindy’s hard work and ability to persevere is an inspiration to others. Described as a “behind the scenes” leader, Cindy volunteered with numerous school and community initiatives – all while exceling academically. Cindy plans to study engineering at the University of Alberta.