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Tyler Zilkie receives the Sheldon Obermann Award

December 10, 2013 — 

Congratulations to teacher candidate, Tyler Zilkie, who received the Sheldon Obermann Award from the Manitoba Association of Teachers of English at pre-SAGE November 23rd, McNally Robinson Bookstores.

The Sheldon Obermann Award is a competitive award available to teacher candidates in English/Drama from across Manitoba in their final year of Education. The award is intended to recognize potential in emerging teacher/authors and thus encourage them to carry on the work of Sheldon Obermann, a much admired and revered English/Drama teacher.

Tyler Zilkie and Dr. Karen Smith

Tyler Zilkie and Dr. Karen Smith

Tyler is seen here with his teacher, Dr. Karen Smith, who received the Canadian Council of Teachers of English Merron Chorny Award for Excellent Contributions to the Teaching of English on the same evening.

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