Honourary Eagles!

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The “Honourary Eagle Award” is given to members of the community (old and young) who have demonstrated support and contributed to the well-being of our students. The recipients are nominated by school staff members and students.

STEPHEN COCKNEY

Stephen is our resident expert in all things Northern Games. Over the past several years, he has logged countless hours in our gymnasium promoting the benefits of Arctic Sports. Whether he is teaching the finer points of the two foot high kick or demonstrating the proper way to execute the airplane, his message is clear. All students can achieve if they just push themselves to do their best.

Thank you for everything you do, Mr. Cockney! Welcome to the Honourary ETSS Eagle Hall of Fame!

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WINSTON MOSES!

Winston Moses. Winston is a highly respected Gwich’in elder who played an important role in designing our new school crest. Winston is always ready to give the opening prayer before the special services and is often seen as a spectator at our school’s events, like the Dene and Northern Games Summit.

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DONALD KUPTANA!!

Donald works with the GNWT at Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA). He and MACA have provided funding for E3SS to conduct our regional sporting tournaments and our after school events. Donald is a firm believer in sport, community and making healthy choices. He is also active with the Northern Games Society servicing the Beaufort Delta. Our Northern Games/Dene Games Summit could not happen without his experience and abilities as a leader. He believes all students have the ability to achieve great things.

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STACEY CHRISTIE!

Stacey Christie, a parent and volunteer at ETSS, has been chosen as our latest Honourary Eagle. Over the years, Stacey has volunteered as a coach for our sports teams, most notably volleyball. Her skills and attributes has seen her mentor many an athlete here at the school, and we appreciate everything that she has done for our sports program, from coaching to chaperoning trips to fund raising. Congratulations to our newest Honourary Eagle, Stacey Christie!

 

MIKE TURCO

Constable Mike Turco

Arrival to Inuvik: July 2013 – July 2016; worked previously for two years in Tuktoyktuk and six 1/2 years in Red Deer, AB

Passion/Focus: Constable Turco has a passion for drug work. In his eleven year career, he has seen first hand he negative effects of drugs and alcohol and how this abuse can destroy families and communities. His main fous is to education our youth and provide them with the necessar tools that will enable them to make lifelong responsible choices.

What he enjoys most about Inuvik and East Three Schools: The sense of community that Inuvik has to offer as well as the friendliness of the people, staff and students.

The “Honourary Eagle Award” is given to members of the community (old and young) who have demonstrated support and contributed to the well-being of our students. The recipients are nominated by school staff members and students.

 

CHARLIE KASOOK

Charlie Kasook – ETSS Honourary Eagle!

Mr. Kasook truly embodies the virtues of being an honorary eagle. He has served as a mentor and friend to many youth over the years. He is an avid outdoorsman and musician. He has offered his time and traditional knowledge by volunteering at E3SS. He is an extraordinary storyteller……many of his tales preach the importance of always doing your best, being patient, and learning from ones mistakes. Humour and honesty are also trademark characteristics of his stories. Those who have come to know Charlie Kasook and spent time with him have been the better for it. For these reasons Mr. Kasook is honoured today as an eagle…..a man of character and spirit.

 

JEFFERY AMOS

Jeffery Amos is often seen in the school as a volleyball coach for our school team. He also as a community coach for snowshoeing and baseball. Mr. Amos also has been active in our mental health awareness and addiction education programs; promoting health living and supports within the community. As the supervisor of a group home which services a number of our students, he’s also seen as a leader to them . Mr. Amos takes every opportunity to build strong connection with our youth. He is a valuable volunteer at our school.