Eight Saskatchewan citizens who have strived to make life better for those in this province – are being honored with the province’s highest honor; the Saskatchewan Order of Merit.
Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty announced the newest inductees into the prestigious group.
John Hopkins is set to receive the order posthumously.
To date 258 people have received the order of merit. It was established in 1985 to recognize excellence and achievement from outstanding Saskatchewan citizens.
The seven others set to receive the order includes:
Wayne Brownlee , Saskatoon
Carol GoldenEagle, Regina Beach
Trevor Herriot, Regina
Shirley Ibister, Saskatoon
Harry Lafond, Muskeg Lake Cree Nations
Dr. Alan Rosenberg, Saskatoon
Marilyn Whitehead, Saskatoon
For more information about the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, or to nominate someone, visit www.saskatchewan.ca/honoursawards