2013 Rose Nolan Scholarship Winner Shauna Kormendy is a proud member of Tr’ondek Hwech’in in the Yukon. She is entering her fourth year at Nicola Valley Institute of Tech-Burnaby Campus, earning her Bachelor of Social Work.
After working for seven years in Human Resources at Tr’ondek Hwech’in, she realized that she wanted to enroll in post-secondary education to help make a contribution to her First Nation community.
Shauna volunteers with the youth council and often tutors students throughout her academic year. As a social worker, Shauna has a passion for helping others, and hopes to have a positive influence on her people and community.