Summer currently resides in Dawson Creek, BC but is originally from Kelly Lake, BC.
Summer is a seventeen-year-old who currently resides in Dawson Creek, BC but is originally from Kelly Lake, BC. She is a grade 12 student at South Peace Secondary School and will graduate in June of 2017. She is planning on attending college to earn a degree in nursing after graduation.
Summer comes from a large family that supports her in all aspects of her education, athletics, and future goals. She has made her family very proud of her accomplishments.
She is an excellent role model as she is a very active member of the Métis Nation British Columbia as the current Northeast BC Youth Representative. Summer participates in many of the activities, meetings, and workshops that are presented by MNBC as well as being very active in recruiting youth to apply for their MNBC membership cards. She is very outspoken about the Métis Culture and is very proud of her heritage. Summer also attends Métis workshops and meetings in Alberta as an invited guest in order to enhance her knowledge of Métis culture in different provinces.
Summer is an avid volleyball player in school and in club ball. She plays middle position standing at 6’2” tall is a strong power hitter. She and her teammates represented Team BC U16 ladies in the 2014 North American Indigenous Games held in Regina, Saskatchewan. Team BC made it all the way to the quarter-finals. She will again be representing BC in the U19 ladies volleyball category at NAIG in July 2017; which will be held in Toronto, Ontario.
Summer is also a recipient of the 2016 BC Premier’s Awards for Aboriginal Youth Excellence in Sport for volleyball. Of the more than 130 nominations from six regions province-wide, Summer was one of the 47 recipients chosen for this prestigious award.
This beautiful young lady is an excellent choice to represent MNBC as a Métis Youth Role Model.