On June 19, 34 teacher candidates celebrated their graduation from the 2017 West Kootenay Rural Teacher Education Program, along with UBC faculty, family and friends. The ceremony took place at The Adventure Hotel in Nelson, BC. It was proceeded by a West Kootenay Regional Alumni Reception for alumni, future alumni, faculty members and friends of the UBC Faculty of Education.
Included in the graduation ceremony’s proceedings was the presentation of UBC Bachelor of Education awards. Recipients include:
- Grace Broadfoot – Dean of Education Scholarship
- Sarah Stoochnoff – Margaret Cameron Scholarship
- Jared Strand – Gordon Sinclair Wilson Scholarship
- Amy Stewart – Outstanding Practicum
- Kristi Crowe (2016) & Monica Nissen (2017) – Marlane King and Joe Ranallo Teaching Award
Congratulations to the 2017 WKTEP graduating class!