News Cochrane area student receives prestigious grant SHARE ON: Matt Sitler, contributor, Wednesday, Jun. 25th, 2014 A Cochrane high school grad has won a prestigious 1000-dollar grant. The OPP Youth Foundation Bursary gives one student the award every year, and decides the winner based on their merit and financial need. Alexie Lafontaine-Martel won the prize this year, the second time in three years it’s gone to a Cochrane student. Students all across the North East Region are in competition for the bursary.