2023 Jake McDonald Scholarship Awards: This year, Dr. Wendy Gardner, chair of the TRCR Scholarship Committee and TRCR member from Thomson Rivers University presented the Jake McDonald Scholarship Awards to four very deserving recipients, Angus Ball is pursuing a Master of Science degree in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC); Lori Clyde is a fourth-year student in the Natural Resource Science program at Thompson Rivers University; and Jeremiah DuBovis is an MSc candidate in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies at UNBC.

L-R: Steve O’Hara, Gibraltar Mine, Lori Clyde, Thompson Rivers University (TRU), Jeremiah DuBovis, UNBC, Angus Ball, UNBC and Wendy Gardner, TRU

Additionally, Angus Ball receives the inaugural poster award at the Mine Reclamation Symposium for presenting on impacts of soil amendments and microbial inoculum on ryegrass growth in tailings reclamation.

L-R: Wendy Gardner, TRU and Angus Ball, UNBC.