It has been a challenging year for students of every age. Schools closed for the majority of the semester, and hastily prepared online classes have only been a marginal substitute for in-person learning. Still, that hasn’t stopped many of our students from continuing to excel.
Neebin and Neebeesh Elliott, the twin sons of Councillor Geewadin Elliott, are off to Michigan State University next year. The young men have earned acclaim for their academic and athletic achievements, as well as community activism and pride in their Indigenous heritage. We are all proud of everything they’ve accomplished already, and the promise of greater things to come. The CBC recently profiled the high-achieving twins in an online article that you can read here.