Saints Team Up with Human Services Department

Big Weekend for Hockey Team Includes Special Touch From Students

When the Selkirk College Saints return to the Castlegar Recreation Complex on Friday night to get started on the second half of the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season, student talent will be on display both on and off the ice.

League leading Trinity Western University arrives to the Kootenays this weekend for a crucial two-game series, but there will be more than great hockey for community members to check out. For the second half of the BCIHL season, the Saints are inviting different Selkirk College programs to shed light on their educational pathways.

Human Services at Saints Game

Students from the Human Services Department at Selkirk College will be volunteering at the Selkirk College Saints hockey game this Friday at the Castlegar Recreation Complex. Three of those students—(L-R) Shawna Cerovec, Jessica Lupton and Angelika Brunner—are preparing to take non-perishable food items at the door which will towards the student food bank.

“We’re really excited about this opportunity,” says Angelika Brunner, a student in the Social Service Worker Program. “Not only is it a great way to hype up school spirit and support a charity, but we can also show the public what kind of important community work our students are training for.”

Big Weekend for the Saints

The Selkirk College Human Services Department includes the Classroom & Community Support Worker Program, Early Childhood Care & Education Program, Social Service Worker Program and Mental Health & Addictions Associate Certificate Program. There will be an information booth at the game and students will answer questions about the Human Services Department programs at the college.

The defending BCIHL champion Saints are currently five points behind league leading Trinity Western. Friday’s game starts at 7 p.m. and the Human Services Department is urging fans to bring a non-perishable donation. The two teams will return to action on Saturday night with the puck dropping once again at 7 p.m.

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