Casino Mining Corp. Supports Student Achievement in Yukon Communities

June 18, 2015

Casino Mining Corp. Supports Student Achievement in Yukon Communities

Whitehorse, Yukon – Casino Mining Corp. (“Casino”) is pleased to recognize and extend the company’s congratulations to the following Yukon student recipients of the 2015 Casino Student Achievement Awards. They are:

Grade 8 and Grade 5 students Kylie Williams and Keyshawn Sawyer from Eliza Van Bibber School in Pelly Crossing; Grade 12 and Grade 4 students Brittany Stutsman and Lucas Bellmore-Mayer from Tantalus School in Carmacks; and, Grade 12 and Grade 6 students Emily Hume and Alyhea Justine “AJ” Soliguen from Robert Service School in Dawson City.

Established in 2014, the Casino Student Achievement Awards provide a bursary to students who demonstrate high academic achievement, a positive attitude, significant effort, strong participation in school activities and leadership skills.

“Casino is proud of its guiding principal to be more than just a mining company when it comes to recognizing and responding to the values of Yukon residents and communities,” said Casino President Paul West-Sells.  “Our entire Casino team extends sincere congratulations to this year’s award recipients and wishes all Yukon students success in school and in life.”

Casino Community Relations Claudia Riveros was pleased to participate in delivering this year’s awards.

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About Casino Mining Corporation

Casino Mining Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Western Copper and Gold Corporation, is focused on advancing its world-class copper and gold project in the Yukon, through the environmental and socio-economic effects assessment, permitting and licensing process to production, while operating in an environmentally responsible manner. Casino Mining Corporation takes a careful, considered and balanced approach that employs responsible mining practices and provides socio-economic benefits and opportunities for all Yukon residents.