Nutrition student Chelsea Lussier, Dr. David Blackburn

Indigenous Student Achievement Awards: Chelsea Lussier

Congratulations to nutrition student Chelsea Lussier on receiving the Leadership Award for the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition at the Indigenous Student Achievement Awards on Thursday, February 6.

By Kieran Kobitz

The Indigenous Student Achievement Awards Ceremony is a time to honour and celebrate the academic accomplishments, research endeavours, leadership and community involvement of Indigenous students at USask.

Chelsea is head of the Nutrition Professional Enhancement Committee where she organizes and chairs meetings, assigns fundraising responsibilities and provides information and assistance as needed. 

Other leadership examples include: working as an optometric assistant; assisting with a local community garden; volunteering with SWITCH and Saskatchewan Health Authority; member of the Saskatoon Canoe Club; fostering rescue dogs with Saskatoon Dog Rescue; representing the nutrition students as a Junior Dietitians of Canada Liaison in correspondence; and relaying Dietitians of Canada information to the student body.