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Student & Staff Spotlights

Student & Staff Spotlights

Student Spotlight: Tetiana Melnichenko

My name is Tetiana Melnichenko, and I’m originally from Ukraine. I came to Canada with my husband in 2014. I’m currently taking the Civil Technology program after completing the Civil Technician...

Student Spotlight: Simone Turner-Cummer

My name is Simone Turner-Cummer, and I grew up in Carman, MB. I’m currently enrolled in the Business program at Assiniboine, and I’m a veteran player on the Assiniboine Cougars women’s hockey team. I...

Student Spotlight: Vaughn Zimmer

I grew up on a farm near Inglis, MB. I worked on the farm with my dad and grandpa—that’s how I became interested in mechanics and why I applied for the Heavy Equipment Technician program at...

Student Spotlight: Lisa Lecheminant

My family and I immigrated from the United Kingdom in 2019 and seven weeks later, I was attending international orientation before starting Culinary Arts. It was extremely daunting as a mature student...

Student Spotlight: Nikita Patel

My name is Nikita, and I moved to Canada from the western part of India. I completed my Bachelor of Nursing in India and worked in ICU for a few months before moving to Canada. I originally moved to...

Student Spotlight: Arriane Morales

I get super emotional when I think I’m going to be a nurse soon because when you’ve wanted something for so long and you’re finally able to get a hold of it, it’s priceless. I have no words. I started...