Samantha Nepton

2024 McCall MacBain Scholar

McGill Faculty of Education, MA, Education & Society

McGill University (BEd'23)

Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada

Sam works as a homeroom teacher with the English Montreal School Board, supporting students with cognitive disabilities. She also runs McGill's Branches Pick Your Path program, which supports Indigenous CEGEP students through university mentoring, professional and cultural development workshops. During her undergraduate studies at McGill, Sam served as the first equity commissioner of the Education Undergraduate Society, facilitated activities for children at a foster home, and played clarinet in the symphonic band. During an exchange term at the University of Adelaide, she participated in a comedy club. Last summer, she interned with the IMPRESS Indigenous summer research program. Sam will pursue a Master of Arts in Education & Society at McGill.