Heather Jones 2010 Rose Nolan Scholarship Winner is from Saugeen First Nation in Ontario, Canada, and she is a proud single mother of a seven year old daughter. Currently in the Honours specialization program at Kings University, she will be entering her fourth year for an undergraduate degree in Criminology.
Heather volunteers her time during the o-seasons of school, by doing security at Pow Wow’s, teen dances, and various community events. She obtained her diploma in Law and Security, and has given informal speeches at the college where she obtained her diploma, on the importance of education.
Heather’s love for the Law, especially when dealing with First Nation issues, and she hopes to encourage First Nation youth on pursuing higher education. Upon graduation, she hopes to gain a career in the Criminal Justice System as a correctional officer, social worker and/or probation/parole officer.