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JUDY BOURNE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

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Description

This award was created in recognition of Judy Bourne, an inspirational woman of Cree Ancestry. Judy was a devoted wife and mother of six children who was well known for her athletic and coaching abilities, particularly as a nationally and internationally recognized volleyball coach. Judy taught for many years in a variety of subjects at various grade levels. From 1984-1989, she was the Executive Director of M?akola Housing Society, a society responsible for developing urban Indigenous housing on Vancouver Island. Under her guidance, the society became a model for housing projects across Canada. During her tenure she (along with well-known artist Roy Henry Vickers) was chosen by the Aboriginal Nations Education Department as a role model for her contribution to the Indigenous Communities of this area. Annual award amount: $1,600 (six available)

Topic

Social Inclusion

Area

BC

Language

English

Province

BC

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