2011 Assayer Trainee Scholarship -Carly McConnachie

Carlie McConnachie presented with scholarship cheque by Scott Daniels (Past Chair, Certified Assayers Foundation of BC)
Carly McConnachie has been recognized for her academic excellence and ongoing professional development by being awarded an Assayer Trainee scholarship from the Certified Assayers Foundation of BC.

To help promote the profession of assaying and assayer certification, the Certified Assayers Foundation offers scholarships to deserving individuals. BCIT offers an Assayer Certification training program by distance education. Most students in this program of study are sponsored by Industry where they gain valuable hands-on experience and training in Assaying. Upon completion of the BCIT program, students are eligible to write the exam for Provincial Certification given by the BC Ministry of Energy and Mines.

Currently, Carly is on a training rotation in the fire-assay section of the Teck Trail Operations' Analytical Services laboratory. Prior to Joining Analytical Services in 2010, Carly worked as an Operator in the Oxide Leaching Plant. She also worked for a year with Teck's Business Development group, involved with several research and laboratory projects. Carly is a graduate from the University of Lethbridge, Selkirk College and J.L. Crowe Secondary School.