Northern Lakes College celebrates Graduates of 2017 in High Prairie
Northern Lakes College proudly celebrated the success of our students on June 2nd, 2017. 917 students have graduated from over 32 programs including 25 dual credit students graduating with a credential. Friends and family celebrated student achievements at the Convocation ceremony held in High Prairie, Alberta at the Sports Palace. The theme of the ceremony was commemorated with the celebratory tune “Try Everything” by Shakira.
Elder Rose Wabasca and her granddaughter Keanna Ferguson led the opening evocation with prayer which was followed by Canada’s national anthem. Master of Ceremonies Glenn Mitchell, Dean, Business, Academics and University Studies welcomed all attendees and introduced a number of dignitaries including Mr. Daniel Vandermeulen, Chair Board of Governors; Ms. Debbie Jabbour, MLA for Peace River, Mr. Brian Gilroy, Deputy-Mayor for the Town of High Prairie, Counsellor Donald Charrois of M.D of Big Lakes County and keynote speaker the Honourable Danielle Larivee, MLA for Lesser Slave Lake and Minister of Children’s Services.