Starlit Simon 2011 Rose Nolan Scholarship Winner is a member of the Elsipogtog First Nation in New Brunswick. This fall she will be going into her fourth year at Saint Thomas University in the Journalism and Communications program.
In 2006 she also graduated with a BA in Sociology but needed to fill a void of her creative side and after a trip to Europe she knew her true passion was writing.
Starlit spoke Mi’kmaq for the first six years of her life and is still adjusting and learning English and grammar to this day. In March 2010, National Geographic Traveler printed her story that she submitted through a contest and is also helping take part in a book through a professor at New Hampshire University about Anthology.