2021 David Suzuki Fellowship Winners

Michael Freeland, a winner of 2020. Michael is smiling in a grey shirt on a mountain.

Michael Freeland

OISE, Master of Teacher, University of Toronto

Michael Freeland is a recent graduate of the Masters of Teaching program at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. He has a deep love of nature and will take every opportunity he can to get his hands and feet dirty, and to learn from the natural world around him.

Jessie Cowperthwaite, a winner of 2020. Jessie is smiling in a white shirt in front of a wooden fence.

Jessie Cowperthwaite

Wilfrid Laurier University

Jessie Cowperthwaite is a passionate environmental educator, nature lover, and mother of three. She brings a unique set of experiences to teaching. For ten years she stayed at home with her three young children, which taught her patience, resilience, organization, and inner strength.