Submitted by: Huguette Trottier-Frappier

Mélanie-Rose Frappier with her Aboriginal Youth
Achievement Award during the award ceremony in Ottawa.

Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) youth member Mélanie-Rose Frappier has been selected as one of the recipients of the Aboriginal Youth Achievement Award which she received at the award ceremony in Ottawa on October 18.

The award recognizes youth for their perseverance and dedication to the Aboriginal community and for their achievements and contributions as role models. Frappier is an active youth member of the MNO and was one of the participants of the 2013 MNO Infinite Reach March Break Camp in Mattawa.

An active participant in various Aboriginal events such as Louis Riel Day and National Aboriginal Day in her community, Sudbury, she also had an important leadership role as Northern Ontario’s representative in the Youth Ambassador of Canada program, which included the experience of a three-week student exchange in the United States.

Congratulations on this great achievement!