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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 19 2018

A J.V. Humphries student from Kaslo is $100,000 richer after being selected as a recipient of a Loran Scholarship.

Grade 12 student, Jesalyn Tremblay is one of 34 winners of the award in Canada to be used for undergraduate studies.

“At the exact moment I found out, I was...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Feb 18 2018

It's a great opportunity for students to explore first hand the many jobs that will be up for grabs in BC during the next decade.

Wednesday (February 21) at the L.V. Rogers Gymnasium, WorkBC’s Find Your Fit tour is making a stop in the Heritage City allowing students to get valuable hands-on experience with helpful career-planning tools.

“The Find Your Fit tour...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 13 2018

MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) Nelson is bringing a powerful message to local students about the dangers of impaired driving with a powerful education program called The Pact.

The Pactis MADD Canada’s 2017-2018 School Assembly Program, which shows students the risks and consequences of driving while drunk and/or high.

Road...

by Kirsten Hildebrand on Thursday Feb 08 2018

Local employers are teaming up with Selkirk College for the annual Career and Education Fair.

People eager to find employment, students wanting to chart a course for future education and employment counsellors seeking up-to-date career information find this free annual event beneficial.

“Selkirk College is committed to providing pathways to meaningful employment,” says Selkirk...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Feb 08 2018

Students in Selkirk College’s Nursing Program find inspiration and motivation in the chill of a West Kootenay winter.

Coldest Night of the Year is Canada’s national walk for homelessness that raises money and awareness for local charities serving hungry, homeless and hurting families and youth. Since 2011, Coldest Night events have raised more than $16.5 million across Canada.

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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 05 2018

Kootenay Lake School District Superintendent Christine Perkins is pleased to announce that Trafalgar Middle School Principal Carol-Ann Leidloff has been honoured as one of Canada’s Outstanding Principal for 2018.

Perkins made the announcement in a media release.

Leidloff is one of an elite group of 40 Canadian principals named. She joins a group of some 430 principals across...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Jan 25 2018

When Emmett Deuling received confirmation of acceptance into the Selkirk College Nursing Program, there was elation knowing he was moving closer to his dream of a career in health care. The next emotion Deuling felt was anxiety, knowing that four years of education was going to be a costly venture.

Throwing himself into student life on the Castlegar Campus during a challenging first...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jan 25 2018

In a media release, the Kootenay Lake School Board of Education announced a final decision has been made in regards to the Creston Education Centre.

"The Creston Education Centre will officially close on Friday, June 29, 2018," the release said Wednesday evening.

During cost-cutting exercises in 2016, the Board previously said the...

by Bob Hall on Sunday Jan 21 2018

Nine of the region’s most talented music mentors will take the Shambhala Music & Performance Hall stage for the annual Selkirk College Contemporary Music & Technology Program’s Faculty Concert.

Since the program played its first notes on Nelson’s Tenth Street Campus in 1989, the faculty has set aside one night a year to gather together for a phonic feast that showcases the chops...

by Contributor on Sunday Jan 21 2018

Youth will soon be travelling by dog sled, helping species like turtles and eels and having a whale of a time with the Canadian Conservation Corps, a new service program funded by the Government of Canada as part of the Canada Service Corps.

“Thanks to the federal government these youth aged 18-30 will be able to spend nine months learning from conservation and education specialists,...

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