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Paper Excellence awards first national Métis scholarship to Prince Albert resident

Press Release

June 29, 2021

[Prince Albert, SK] – Paper Excellence is proud to award its first national Métis scholarship to Jolynn Amyotte who attends Carlton Comprehensive High School in Prince Albert.

“This scholarship will help me focus on the tough classes I plan to take, rather than worrying about how to pay for them,” said Jolynn Amyotte.

Amyotte is a grade twelve student with broad ambitions related to healthcare. Her long-term goal is to improve overall access to and quality of care, as well as bring new ideas of what health looks like to her community.

“We’re pleased to be able to offer scholarships to Indigenous youth who live in the communities surrounding our mills,” said Graham Kissack, VP EH&S and Corporate Communications. “Paper Excellence understands the importance of being good neighbours and greatly values its relationships with Indigenous communities.”

Jolynn Amyotte is the recipient of Paper Excellence’s first national Métis scholarship. She is a grade twelve student attending Carlton Comprehensive High School in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.

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Paper Excellence, headquartered in British Columbia, is a diversified manufacturer of pulp and specialty, printing, writing, and packaging papers. The company operates seven mills and a large-scale cargo distribution centre in Canada producing and shipping over 2.8 million tonnes annually with a workforce of more than 2,800. Paper Excellence is poised to continue to grow with its strategy of operational excellence and high-quality, cost-effective products.

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