Or­der of New­found­land and Labrador for Kaet­lyn Os­mond

Marys­town na­tive among 10 peo­ple to be hon­oured by prov­ince

The Southern Gazette - - Editorial - ST. JOHN’S, N.L. ed­i­[email protected]­erngazette.ca

Marys­town na­tive Kaet­lyn Os­mond is amongst those se­lected to re­ceive the prov­inces high­est hon­our.

Os­mond, a World Fig­ure Skat­ing Cham­pion and Olympic bronze medal­ist, is among 10 New­found­lan­ders and Labrado­ri­ans to be in­ducted into the Or­der of New­found­land and Labrador dur­ing an in­vesti­ture cer­e­mony on Jan. 29, at Gov­ern­ment House in St. John’s.

The rest of the hon­ourees in­clude Christo­pher Pratt (artist), Joseph But­ler (hu­man­i­tar­ian ac­tiv­i­ties), Hon. Richard Cashin (pub­lic ser­vice), Paula Dawe (vol­un­teerism), Dar­ryl Fry (hu­man­i­tar­ian ac­tiv­i­ties), Rev. Arthur G. El­liott (pub­lic ser­vice), Cas­san­dra Edna Ivany (hu­man­i­tar­ian ac­tiv­i­ties), Odelle Pike (vol­un­teerism), and Dr. Lloy­detta Quaicoe (cul­tural).

In a re­lease nam­ing the lat­est re­cip­i­ents Judy M. Foote, Lieu­tenant Gov­er­nor of New­found­land and Labrador said, “The lat­est 10 re­cip­i­ents of the Or­der of New­found­land and Labrador rep­re­sent the rich di­ver­sity of our prov­ince. While they vary in age, gen­der and the na­ture of their ac­com­plish­ments, two things they all have in com­mon are their love for New­found­land and Labrador and their de­sire to make the world a bet­ter place. I con­grat­u­late all those be­ing in­vested. This hon­our is wellde­served.”

SKATE CANADA/GREG KOLZ PHOTO

Kaet­lyn Os­mond beams with Cana­dian pride af­ter earn­ing the bronze medal in women’s fig­ure skat­ing at the PyeongChang Olympics.

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