Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Coast Mountain College year end Convocation celebrations include salute for long serving Prince Rupert campus employee

The end of the college school year has provided for the traditional send off for students, with convocation ceremonies heralding the end of a chapter in the lives of the students as many prepare for their next adventures in life.

This last school year providing for a range of challenges for the students and staff at all of the Northwest campus locations for the college, as Coast Mountain College navigated a year of COVID and the need to deliver its education programs through a range of options.

Emilia McConville at Coast Mountain College has been hailed 
for her work at the Prince Rupert Campus. In recognition of
her service to the college, she received a limited edition print 
by Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art alumnus
Violet Gatensby, the piece is called Thunder Spirit

The wrap on the 2020-21 college year also finds Coast Mountain College paying tribute to a member of their Prince Rupert campus staff, with the college Awarding Emilia McConville one of two employee of the year awards. 

The biography provided as part of the award notes how the college staffer has had a pivotal role at the college for over thirty years.

"Emilia McConville is the Campus Administrative Officer for the Prince Rupert campus has been the glue that has brought the Prince Rupert Campus together for many years. 

Anyone who has stepped through the doors of the Prince Rupert campus has likely been on the receiving end of her welcoming and personable demeanor. 

She was nominated for her willingness to go the extra mile to ensure students have access to the resources they need to succeed. Emilia brings a positive energy and a commitment to her role, her colleagues and all the students at the Prince Rupert Campus."

Ms. McConville. who is a long time Prince Rupert resident, joined the college staff in the early 1990's and has seen many of the communities students pass through the college at its various locations over the last three decades.
The Prince Rupert staff member was one of three from Coast Mountain College to be noted at this years Convocation Ceremonies. With the event also making note of a distinguished alumni member.

Among the many entries through the Coast Mountain College Social Media stream celebrating the class of 2021 is the valedictorian address from Prince Rupert campus student Denise Mclean. 

Ms. Mclean is a graduate of the Applied Ecology Coastal program in Prince Rupert. 

Further videos related to the 2021 Convocation can be reviewed from the Coast Mountain College YouTube Feed.

You can catch up on all the latest developments at Coast Mountain College from their website and Social Media Feed.

More notes of interest from Coast Mountain College can be explored from our archive page here.

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