Second year nutrition student Lauren Thompson

Indigenous Student Achievement Awards: Lauren Thompson

Congratulations to nutrition student Lauren Thompson on receiving the Academic Excellence Award for the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition at the Indigenous Student Achievement Awards on Thursday, February 4.

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.

Lauren is a second-year student in the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition program in the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition. She was the top student academically in Year 1 of the program (89.82%), which included courses integral to the curriculum, such as the professional practice courses.

Lauren is from North Battleford, Saskatchewan, and she is a member of the Métis Nation.