Manitoulin educator with Canadore ties wins Premier’s Award
It`s major recognition for an educator on Manitoulin. Kelly Crawford, the principal at the Teg Educational Institute in M`Chigeeng, has won the Premier`s Award for Community Services. Community Services is one of six categories the awards recognize. The awards recognize college graduates in several areas and in Crawford`s case she beat out 19 other nominees. One of Crawford`s goals since graduating has been to eliminate cultural barriers between First Nation and non-First Nation people. Since graduating from Canadore College, Crawford has received many awards for her work including the Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Award.