Kaylee Blair, Acadia First Nation.

Kaylee Blair, a grade 9 student at Yarmouth Junior High School was chosen to go to the Eagle Spirit High Performance Camp at McGill University in Montreal, where the primary goal is to facilitate access for Aboriginal youth to higher education through sport. Since 2006, McGill University First Peoples’ House has facilitated a sports camp for Aboriginal youth, ages 13-17, in order to promote higher education and high performance lifestyles through sport and education.

Thirty participants from across Canada are given the opportunity to submit an application to participate in this three day event. Kaylee Blair was the sole participant chosen to represent Nova Scotia.

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