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 323 students who successfully completed one of more than 25 programs offered at the College in 2015-16.
The graduates represent 58 communities. Yorkton led the way with 136 grads, followed by Kamsack with 42, Fort Qu’Appelle with 19, Melville with 18, and Regina with nine. This year’s graduating class also includes students from British Columbia, Alberta, and Manitoba.
Parkland College offers university degrees, skills training diplomas and certificates, and Adult Basic Education upgrading. Graduates from post-secondary programs received accreditation from First Nations University of Canada, University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan, Lakeland College Emergency Training Centre, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Conestoga College, and Parkland College.
The guest speaker was Dwayne Reeve, who is completing his first year as President of Parkland College. Reeve’s speech focused on the importance of lifelong learning and the value of learning from everyone around you, not just in the classroom.
About Parkland College:
Parkland College strives to help students in East Central Saskatchewan achieve their goals and build the foundation for successful careers. Students can choose from a wide array of educational options, including university degrees, skills training diplomas and certificates, trades training, high school upgrading, safety training, and corporate/professional development. Parkland College is a learner-centered organization and is proud to be one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for 2016.
For more information contact:
Coordinator, Corporate & Internal Engagement