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Congratulations to NHHS Graduate Sydney MartinSydney Martin, former Intern with the Municipality of Hastings Highlands, was presented with the 2018 OMAA Bursary Award at a Workshop for the Ontario Municipal Administrators’ Association (OMAA) last week.
The $5,000 OMAA Bursary Award is presented each year for the purposes of raising awareness regarding the significance of municipal careers, promoting the profession of municipal Chief Administrative Officer and to provide financial assistance for students who may be interested in a local government career.
Sydney is a 2015 graduate of North Hastings High School in Bancroft. Her interest in municipal government began with student jobs including working as a labourer for the Township of Faraday and as a Canteen Worker at the North Hastings Community Center. Just recently Sydney was employed as a summer Municipal Intern for the Municipality of Hastings Highlands under the mentorship of the CAO/Clerk and the Treasurer/Deputy CAO. Sydney is currently in her fourth year in the Honours Economics Program at Wilfred Laurier University.