On July 25, 2019, Huu-ay-aht Graduates gathered at Echo Centre to celebrate their secondary or post-secondary completions. (Pictured above.)
Huu-ay-aht would like to acknowledge, 2018/2019 graduates:
|Michael Douangluxay-Cloud||Master of Business Administration|
|Tia Frank||Women in Trades|
|Lee-Ann Gurney||Health Care Assistant|
|Simon Gurney||Plumbing 3|
|Kenneth Joe Jr.||Wildfire Crew Member Training|
|Jennifer Joseph||Adult Graduation Diploma|
|Ethan Little||Adult Dogwood|
|Kalissa Montgomery||Joinery/Cabinetry Foundation Certificate|
|Belinda Nookemus||Joinery/Cabinetry Foundation Certificate|
|Tiana Peters||Health Care Assistant|
|Andrea Pettigrew||Esthetics Certificate|
|Destiny Stewart||Education Assistant and Community Support Certificate|
|Dillinger Williams||Adult Dogwood|
|Mercedes Williams||Adult Basic Education|
The day started off with a welcome and opening prayer, carried out by Edward R. Johnson. Following, was opening speeches and keynote speech from special guest Dr. Onowa Mclvor from University of Victoria.
Each graduate present was called to the podium, where Tayii Ḥaw̓ił ƛiišin (Derek Peters), Elected Chief Councilor Robert J. Dennis Sr., Executive Council members Connie Waddell and Edward R Johnson, wrapped each graduate with a blanket, gifted from Huu-ay-aht.
The education department did such a great job with making the room look amazing, the graduates had a backdrop and cedar arch where they could take photos of them and their family.
Images can be viewed on Uyaqhmis Huuayaht Facebook page.
Education, Employment and Trades Manager – Brent Ronning
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Secondary/Post-Secondary Educations Administrator – Kelda
Huu-ay-aht would like to acknowledge those who completed a program in 2018/2019
Environmental Technician Certificate Program – 5-week program
|(Elliot) Randle Holland|
|Alan Bruce Holland|
|(Wilson) Thomas Joe|
RISC 1 and 2, Indigenous Archaeology and Field Skills Training Certificate – 2-week program
|Elliot Randle Holland|
|Cory Howard Jr.|