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Two of CBC’s 40 Under 40 leaders are Education alumni

Heather McCormick, co-founder of Manitobah Mukluks and Matt Henderson, award winning teacher, honoured

March 23, 2015 — 

Two of the talented group of Manitobans to make the CBC’s recent 40 Under 40 list are graduates of the Faculty of Education. Heather McCormick (B.Ed. ’97) and and Matt Henderson (B.Ed. ’08) were both named in the list, which included many University of Manitoba alumni.

The University of Manitoba is proud to recognize that nearly half of the 40 Under 40 leaders selected by CBC Manitoba are University of Manitoba alumni, staff and students who are making exceptional impacts on our community.

Here are brief bios of McCormick and Henderson:

HEATHER MCCORMICK, PB DIP ED/06, B ED/97

McCormick is co-founder of Manitobah Mukluks, director of education and training at the Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development for the Aboriginal Community Campus and Neeginan College of Applied Technology. She was a past board member for the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg and Adult Secondary Education Council and has recently joined the board of directors of Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre.

MATT HENDERSON, B ED/08

Henderson is an innovative teacher who is passionate about how and what he teaches, designing ground-breaking curriculums. He received the 2014 Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching and a Government of Canada History Award.

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