Geoff Yule believes the future is secure as long as there’s ample opportunity for young people to succeed. A Selkirk College alumnus, the Castlegar resident’s work in the community over the last 20 years is a testament to how he feels life in the West Kootenay is enhanced when youth are given the tools to make a contribution.
Selkirk College Nursing Program alumna Margaret Scaia has dedicated her professional life to the enhancement of education in her field and traces her passion for learning back to her days as a student in Castlegar. Scaia began her career in nursing in 1994 when she enrolled in Selkirk College at the age of 40.
The Selkirk College Business Administration Program wrapped up its year with the annual Business Competition which pitted teams of students of against each other in a test of knowledge, presentation and innovation. Second year students challenged each other and everybody came away with a great experience.
Selkirk College is recognizing retiring British Columbia Southern Interior MP Alex Atamanenko with a Honourary Diploma in Peace Studies for his contribution to furthering the cause locally and across Canada. The representative for the region in Ottawa since the 2006, Atamanenko has been a strong national voice for peace.