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CBC Future 40 winners

Posted on 2017-10-27 in Students & Campus Life, Alumni

CBC Future 40 winner Tenille Campbell (submitted photo)

CBC Saskatchewan has announced the winners of its 2017 Future 40 campaign, with several College of Arts & Science alumni and students making the list.

CBC’s Future 40 celebrates Saskatchewan’s up-and-coming leaders, builders and change-makers under the age of 40. Winners are nominated by members of the community and chosen by CBC Saskatchewan.

Joe Wickenhauser (BA’09) was chosen in the Community, Social Activism and Volunteerism category. Wickenhauser is a community organizer and volunteer who coordinated Moose Jaw’s first-ever Pride Parade and has worked to organize Pride celebrations in nine other Saskatchewan communities.

Robert Laprairie (BSc’10) is named in the Science and Technology category. Laprairie is an assistant professor and research chair in the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition. He is recognized as a leading expert in the field of pharmacology.

Ashlyn George (BA’09) is a winner in the Arts, Culture and Entertainment category. A digital content entrepreneur, motivational speaker and travel journalist, her award-winning work on Saskatchewan travel has raised the profile of Saskatchewan’s travel destinations and inspired pride in the province’s citizens.

Nicole Baldwin (BSc ’17) was chosen in the Community, Social Activism and Volunteerism category. As a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, Baldwin was awarded two medals for her role in search and rescue operations for refugees attempting to reach Europe. She has participated as a science ambassador for the College of Arts & Science and is currently a graduate student in the Toxicology Centre.

Tenille Campbell (BA’07) was recognized in the Arts, Culture and Entertainment category. Campbell is the author of #IndianLovePoems, a poetry collection that explores Indigenous erotica and humour. Currently a PhD student in the Department of English, she is also an accomplished speaker and photographer.

See all of the CBC Future 40 winners at cbc.ca/future40.

 

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