Saturday , 25 September 2021

National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year coming to Lakeland schools

Lakeland high school students will get the chance to hear from a bestselling author, scientist and entrepreneur this week.

Osum Oil Sands Corp has sponsored Julie Angus to come to Ecole Notre Dame High School and BCHS on Monday, and Cold Lake High School and Assumption on Tuesday.

Angus was the first woman to row across the Atlantic, which earned her the National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year award.

Julie and her husband Colin travel across Canada giving keynote speeches.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.