On Thursday, May 8, 2014 , SCCHS proudly inducted Lorna Crozier to its Wall of Honour. Her plaque which joins other inductees Eric Malling, Lynda Haverstock and Brad Wall reads:
Lorna Crozier was born and raised in Swift Current and graduated from W.A. Beatty Collegiate Institute in 1966. After university she taught at the Swift Current Comprehensive High School from 1972 - 1977. Part of the writing faculty a the University of Victoria since 1991, she was named Distinguished Professor in 2004. The author of seventeen books of poetry and a memoir, Lorna has received many of Canada's top wards, including the Governor General's Award , the Canadian Authors' Association Award, the National Magazine Awards' gold medal, and two Pat Lowther Awards for the best book of poetry by a Canadian Woman. She has three honorary doctorates for her contribution to Canadian literature and was inducted as a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2009. Lorna became as Officer of the Order of Canada in 2011.
An introduction and tribute to Lorna was given by Phyllis Nakonechny. To view it please click the link below.