Dollars for Scholars Golf Classic raises $20K for Parkland College scholarships

The 12th annual Dollars for Scholars Golf Classic, held Friday at Deer Park Golf Course in Yorkton, raised an estimated $19,700 for the Parkland College scholarship fund.

The Dollars for Scholars Golf Classic is the College’s largest single scholarship fundraiser. Parkland College has now raised over $225,000 since the first tournament in 2006.

“Every year we are reminded of the generosity of the people and businesses in the Parkland region,” event organizer Brendan Wagner said. “Our golfers and sponsors are helping students who want to stay close to home to learn, hone their skills, and start their careers.”

The Dollars for Scholars Golf Classic receives support from numerous sources. Banquet sponsor R H Electric and Platinum sponsors Farrell Agencies, SaskTel, and RBC Foundation played key roles in the success of the tournament.

The College also thanks the 18 Gold Sponsors, 14 Silver sponsors, and dozens of Bronze sponsors and two hole-in-one partners for their donations of cash and prizes. A total of 107 golfers braved the inclement weather and supported the scholarship fund with their entry fees.

The 13th annual Dollars for Scholars Golf Classic is tentatively scheduled for June 22, 2018.


About Parkland College:
Parkland College provides high quality, learner centred education and training as a foundation for lifelong success. The College offers a superior learning and campus experience for all students through quality programming and services. Students can get started on their careers by completing university classes, full degrees, and skills training and trades certificates. Parkland College also delivers high school upgrading, safety training, and corporate/professional development. Parkland College is proud to be one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for 2017.

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For more information contact:
Brendan Wagner
Coordinator, Corporate & Internal Engagement
Parkland College
Phone: 306.728.6595

More than 300 graduate at Parkland College

Parkland College held its annual graduation ceremony Friday at the Yorkton Regional High School’s Anne Portnuff Theatre. Family, friends, and College staff congratulated and celebrated 340 students who successfully completed one of more than 20 programs offered at the College in 2016-17.

The graduates represent 50 communities. Yorkton led the way with 149 grads, followed by Kamsack with 31, Fort Qu’Appelle with 27, Melville with 23, and Regina with 13.

Parkland College offers university degrees, skills training diplomas and certificates, and Adult Basic Education upgrading. Graduates from post-secondary programs received accreditation from the University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan, Lakeland College Emergency Training Centre, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Conestoga College, and Parkland College.

The guest speaker was Corey O’Soup, who is in his first year as Saskatchewan’s Advocate for Children and Youth. O’Soup’s remarks focused on the importance of education, especially among indigenous youth.


About Parkland College:
Parkland College provides high quality, learner centred education and training as a foundation for lifelong success. The College offers a superior learning and campus experience for all students through quality programming and services. Students can get started on their careers by completing university classes, full degrees, and skills training and trades certificates. Parkland College also delivers high school upgrading, safety training, and corporate/professional development. Parkland College is proud to be one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for 2017.

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For more information contact:
Brendan Wagner
Coordinator, Corporate & Internal Engagement
Parkland College
Phone: 306.728.6595

Graduation exercises Friday in Yorkton

On Friday, June 9, Parkland College will celebrate the Class of 2017.

The annual graduation ceremony will honour successful student completions in numerous program areas including University, Diploma and Certificate programs, and Adult Basic Education. Graduates from post-secondary programs will receive accreditation from the University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan, Lakeland College Emergency Training Centre, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Conestoga College, and Parkland College.

More than 300 graduates from the College’s locations in Canora, Esterhazy, Fort Qu’Appelle, Kamsack, Melville, and Yorkton will be recognized. The graduation ceremonies take place in the Anne Portnuff Theatre at Yorkton Regional High School, beginning at 2:00 p.m.

This year’s graduation will include an address from guest speaker Corey O’Soup, Saskatchewan’s Advocate for Children and Youth.


About Parkland College:

Parkland College provides high quality, learner centred education and training as a foundation for lifelong success. The College offers a superior learning and campus experience for all students through quality programming and services. Students can get started on their careers by completing university classes, full degrees, and skills training and trades certificates. Parkland College also delivers high school upgrading, safety training, and corporate/professional development. Parkland College is proud to be one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for 2017.

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For more information contact:
Brendan Wagner
Coordinator, Corporate & Internal Engagement
Parkland College
Phone: 306.728.6595