Horticulture Information Session
Thursday, June 16 6:30pm-8:30pm
KPU Langley, West Building, Room 1030
Register to attend HERE
Discover KPU’s School of Horticulture programs! Join us for an information session and tour of our facilities. Meet our faculty, current students and alumni to find out more about our programs and careers in Horticulture.
WE WON THE GOLD!
They are going to Moncton, NB on June 5 – 8 to compete at the National level.
School of Horticulture at the Tradex
BRANCHING OUT 2016
Inspiring single momHundreds of parents like Jodi are building a stronger economic future for their families thanks to the Single Parent Employment Initiative. The program provides to 12 months of funded training, or on the job training through a paid work experience and pays for child care and transit costs for eligible single parents on income or disability assistance.
Turf Club Golf Tournament Huge Success!
Forty four students, alumni, faculty, turf industry and friends enjoyed a perfect weather day on a perfectly groomed course. Golfers warmed up for the round with a putting contest and at #14 tee a “Chip into the pond dingy” contest.
Tree Planting Ceremony
WE HAVE THE WINNERS!!
The Diploma students were Sarah Pucek and Richard Blackwell and the 4th Year Apprenticeship students were Dillon Mennie and Mori Okada.
Both teams had been working at the Field Lab after class , on weekends and together as a team preparing for the event. An early start at 7:00 am and then 6 hours of hard work and effort all the while being observed by the over 8000 high school students, industry and public attendees culminated in two fantastic garden installations .
Both teams were commended by the judging committee on their strong skills and team work demonstrated throughout the competition.
The final results at the awards ceremony were met with one of the loudest and most enthusiastic cheers and applause.
The 1st place finish and gold medal winners were, Sarah Pucek and Richard Blackwell
2nd place and the silver medals were awarded to Dillon Mennie and Mori Okada.
Congratulations to all the students for taking on the challenge of the competition. The next stage will be the Skills Canada National Competition in Saskatoon May 27 – 30 for the gold medal team.