Ritchie-Bonar receives TRU medal of excellence

Aaren Ritchie-Bonar graduated from Clearwater Secondary School in 2010

Aaren Ritchie-Bonar has received Thompson Rivers University's medal in natural resource science.

Clearwater’s Aaren Ritchie-Bonar received Thompson Rivers University’s medal in natural resource science during TRU’s convocation ceremony on Wednesday, June 8.

Ritchie-Bonar graduated from Clearwater Secondary School in 2010. She began her studies at TRU with a regional entrance scholarship, and went on to receive several awards including the Micheline Pellerine scholarship, the Mutual Fire Insurance scholarship and the Barbara and Jack Gregson memorial award.

A Study Abroad ambassador for the past two years, she spent winter 2014 at the University of Belize, joining its women’s soccer team to play in the Central American University Games. In April she presented a poster on her honours research at the International Association of Wildland Fires Conference in Portland, Oregon.

Ritchie-Bonar is working for the BC Ministry of Environment as an aquatic invasive species inspector for the summer.



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