Taylor Morriseau is currently a full time student enrolled in the Faculty of Science at the University of Manitoba. She is pursuing a five year Science degree with double honours in Microbiology and Genetics. Taylor has also maintained an overall GPA of 4.17 and has qualified for the Dean’s list in all four academic terms.
Taylor has been an advocate for hockey programs across Manitoba-both as a player, timekeeper, and referee and presently as a coach. She is also interested in being an active supporter of a healthy lifestyle-trying to provide a foundation of support and motivation to young girls.
As a member of her community Taylor promotes science literacy to youth across Manitoba through innovative outreach programs with the “Let’s Talk Science” organization. During this time she travelled to schools, malls campuses and other community venues to increase awareness of science, technology and engineering by demonstrating experiments and hands on experiments. She is also an active supporter of many outreaches including an inaugural program in Sagkeeng First Nation.
In the near future Taylor would like to deepen the reconnection to her aboriginal roots by being more involved with Indigenous student groups. She would especially like to become involved with the Indigenous Circle of Empowerment by establishing an Aboriginal voice within the university.
Finally, she would like to be a role model for aboriginal youth pursuing an education and also hopes to begin tutoring with the Peguis School Board.
Congratulations Taylor Morriseau for being selected as a 2014 Rose Nolan Scholarship winner.