Nov 23, 2014
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On Friday November 21, 2014, friends, families, and well-wishers gathered at the North West Regional College, North Battleford to celebrate 12 Practical Nursing diploma students who were graduating. Three of the 12 were funded by the Gabriel Dumont Institute. The three, Jamie Jamieson, Karleigh Morin, and Madison Pollard are clients of Wendy Weeks, Employment Counselor at the GDI Training and Employment in North Battleford.
There were also three awards given out to the graduating students, two of which were presented to Gabriel Dumont Institute clients. Madison Pollard who graduated at the top of the class with an average of 93% received the Academic Award. Karleigh Morin was presented with the Leadership Award. Congratulations to all the graduates and the award winners and best wishes as you prepare to write the National Licensure Exam in January 2015.
GDI continues to create opportunities for Métis people to enter careers that are in demand across Saskatchewan. One such career is practical nursing. The two-year Practical Nursing diploma program offered in North Battleford in partnership with the North West Regional College.