alicia blore graduationAlicia Blore and University of Waterloo mascot King Warrior.Submitted by Mary Anne Blore

Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizen Alicia Blore successfully obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Honours Therapeutic Recreation with a minor in Gerontology from the University of Waterloo.

Throughout her educational journey, Alicia maintained a position on the Dean’s honours list.

Alicia is well known throughout the MNO for her skills as a Métis fiddler, often playing during MNO events such as the Annual General Assembly and Louis Riel Day celebrations.

While studying, Alicia was a facilitator for the MNO Infinite Reach Student Solidarity Network. Over the summer, she participated in the MNO Summer Youth Cultural Program (SYCP) and performed during the 2015 Pan AM Games opening ceremony. She was also the winner of the 2013/2014 SUNDANCe Aboriginal Award for demonstrated active involvement in her Aboriginal community.

Alicia is now working full-time for the MNO as an Education Officer. Her parents and family are very proud of her achievements.

Published on: November 19, 2015