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Elliott Corston-Pine Named First Nations Centre Student of the Year
Fanshawe's First Nations Centre (FNC) named its 2010-2011 Student of the Year and Students of the Month during a celebration of student success on April 6, 2011.
First Nations Centre Student of the Year Elliott Corston-Pine (centre) at the 2011 FNC Year-End Social Gathering with FNC staff Bev Antone-Collar (left) and Mel Akiwenzie-Lisk.
First Nations Centre 2010-2011 Student of the Year:
Elliott Corston-Pine is a second-year full-time student in the Bachelor of Applied Technology - Biotechnology degree program at Fanshawe College. In addition to being a work-study student in the First Nations Centre, he is also the Co-chair of the First Nations Student Association. As the Co-Chair of the FNSA, he also sits as the Co-Chair of the Aboriginal Education Council. Elliott continues to volunteer his time throughout the academic year with various activities and events, representing the First Nations Centre and Fanshawe College very well. For his volunteer efforts, Elliott was selected as the First Nations Centre Student of the Month for November 2010, and Student of the Year for the 2010-2011 academic year. Recently, Elliott was also presented with the FSU Leadership award.
Left to right: Annette Chiblow, Mel Akiwenzie-Lisk, Bev Antone-Collar, Vincent Chappell, Victoria Twain, Elliott Corston-Pine Deon Bessey, Clintin Young.
First Nations Centre 2010-2011 Students of the Month:
- September: Deon Bessey (Health & Safety Management Certificate, Continuing Education)
- October: Annette Chiblow (Human Services Foundation)
- November: Elliott Corston-Pine (Bachelor of Applied Technology - Biotechnology)
- January: Clintin Young (Business)
- February: Victoria Twain (General Arts & Sciences)
- March: Vincent Chappell (Social Service Worker)
Liam Sands, son of event MC and Fanshawe Fine Art student Gordon Nicotine-Sands, dances at the 2011 First Nations Centre Social Gathering
The Year-End Social Gathering also included Elder Teaching workshops by Isaac Day, Elva Jamieson and Christine Skye, as well as Pow Wow Dance demonstrations. The event was emceed by Gordon Nicotine-Sands and featured The Straight Sound, Oneida Longhouse Singers and Red Tail Hawk.