Selkirk College was established in 1966 to bring inspiring post-secondary opportunities to rural British Columbia, so it's fitting that the valedictorians for the 50th graduating class are both raised in the West Kootenay. The 50th graduation ceremony is set for this Friday at the Castlegar Campus.
Selkirk College will award ski industry veteran Steve Paccagnan at the upcoming Graduation 2017 ceremony at the Castlegar Campus with the Distinguished Alumnus honour to recognize his excellence in advancing outdoor recreation in Canada. The graduation ceremony will take place on April 28.
The official end to the 2016-2017 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League season for the Selkirk College Saints took place last week at the Castlegar Golf Club with the annual awards night that featured recognizing outstanding achievements by individual players. It was in academics that the awards were most impressive.
It’s been five decades in the making and on the eve of our historic Grad 2017, Journeys Taken: Selkirk College - The First 50 Years will be available for sale. To mark 50 years of inspiring education in the region, the commemorative coffee table book traces the tremendous legacy that has been built by students, staff and community.