La Citadelle student awarded bursary

In this Thursday, June 30, 2016 photo supplied by Mike O'Neil, Mikael Ladouceur receives a $1,500 cheque from Science Fair chairman Jason Marshall. Ladouceur was awarded the United Counties Alumni Bursary. (Mike O'Neil via Newswatch Group)

CORNWALL – A student from La Citadelle Catholic high school has been awarded the 2016 United Counties Science Fair Alumni Bursary.

Mikael Ladouceur was part of the 2011 and 2012 United Counties Science Fairs and will be going to the University of Ottawa this fall to study biology.

The bursary is $1,500.

The United Counties Science Fair, which encourages students to explore fields of science, is a non-profit charitable organization runs by volunteer teachers and parents.