Sharon McNeill’s journey from the Adult Upgrading Program at the Nakusp Campus to UBC law school was made possible by determination and overcoming the challenges experienced in residential school. At the Graduation 2018 ceremony in April, McNeill was presented the honour of Distinguished Alumna for her inspiring journey.
Selkirk College alumnus Michael Graeme is currently putting finishing touches on his University of Victoria degree and was recently announced as one of ten 3M National Student Fellowship Award winners. The award honours undergraduate students who have demonstrated qualities of outstanding leadership in academia and beyond.
Earlier this summer, Selkirk College and Ireland’s Institute of Technology Tralee inked a memorandum of understanding that will see the two schools build a partnership aimed at academic exchanges for students and faculty, articulation of like programs, degree completion opportunities, and other joint projects.
A key partner in post-secondary in the region and a vital legacy that continues to build strong community, Columbia Basin Trust has added Selkirk College instructor Carol Andrews to its Board of Directors. The veteran instructor brings a wealth of knowledge in rural issues to the table.