Gracee Zagordo, a graduate of St. Mary’s College and a current student in the combined Political Science and LLB program at Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Sussex, has been commended by the Sault Ste. Marie city council for her exceptional accomplishments in the field of municipal administration. Zagordo’s dedication and hard work were acknowledged by the council during a recent congratulatory ceremony.
Zagordo’s remarkable achievements were acknowledged through the Ontario Municipal Administrators Association (OMAA) Maureen McCauley Bursary, which is awarded annually to a student demonstrating extraordinary potential in the field of municipal administration. This prestigious accolade recognizes Zagordo’s passion for municipal administration and her commitment to improving her community.
During her time as a summer student in the office of Malcolm White, the city’s chief administrative officer, Zagordo had the opportunity to work on various community-focused initiatives. She played a pivotal role in leading the city’s green team, organizing successful fundraising campaigns, and actively participating in meetings with community stakeholders and city staff. Zagordo’s contributions to these initiatives exemplify her dedication to making a positive impact within the community.
The selection process for the OMAA Maureen McCauley Bursary is open to students from across the province, making Zagordo’s achievement particularly noteworthy. It highlights not only her exceptional abilities but also the talent and potential that exist within the local youth of Sault Ste. Marie.
Zagordo expressed her gratitude to the City of Sault Ste. Marie for providing her with the opportunity to contribute to important community initiatives. She credited her experience in the office of the chief administrative officer for providing her with invaluable insights into the complex workings of local government and the diverse responsibilities associated with city administration. Zagordo looks forward to continuing her work with city staff and making further meaningful contributions to her community.
What is the OMAA Maureen McCauley Bursary?
The OMAA Maureen McCauley Bursary is an annual award given to exceptional students in the field of municipal administration.
What were Gracee Zagordo’s accomplishments?
Gracee Zagordo worked as a summer student in the office of Sault Ste. Marie’s chief administrative officer, where she played a significant role in leading the city’s green team, coordinating fundraising campaigns, and engaging with community stakeholders and city staff. Her outstanding achievements earned her recognition and the OMAA Maureen McCauley Bursary.
How can students apply for the OMAA Maureen McCauley Bursary?
The selection process for the OMAA Maureen McCauley Bursary is open to students from across the province.