Half Marathon registration

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Time to hit the ground running with the 14th annual Okanagan College Half Marathon, 10 K and Relay Race, taking place at the Kelowna campus on Sunday, April 3, 2016. Register online today to take advantage of the early bird pricing until Feb. 14.

Prefer to be involved on race day but not a runner? The race would not be possible without the countless volunteers that make it a reality. Email Michelle Lowry to get involved.

Read the press release to learn more about the race details, scenic course, prizes, and great post-race snacks.




Apply for Entrance Awards

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Graduating high school students from the Okanagan region (Revelstoke to Princeton) who are planning to attend Okanagan College this Fall are encouraged to apply for the High School Entrance Awards.

President's Entrance Scholarship: eight tuition-credit awards (each up to $5,000) for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Community Spirit Awards: up to 40 awards for $1,000 tuition credit to students demonstrating academic achievement and service to their school and/or community.

Board of Governors Entrance Award: three or more awards of $1,000 each.

Rick and Yasmin Thorpe & Friends Scholarship: 10 awards of $2,500 each for students graduating from a secondary school on the west side of Okanagan lake (Penticton to Killiney Beach).

For eligibility criteria for each award, and details about how to apply visit the Financial Aid & Awards website. Application deadline is Friday, March 31, 2016.

Gold Medal Plates

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The College's kitchens will be abuzz this weekend as 11 of Canada's top chefs descend on Kelowna to compete in the Canadian Culinary Championships' Gold Medal Plates events. In addition to using the College's kitchens, the chefs will have more than 50 Culinary and Pastry Arts students supporting them in the preparation of their dishes.

On Saturday, Feb. 6, the College hosts the chefs for the infamous Black Box challenge starting at 8:30 a.m. Those hungry to view this dynamic event, can catch the live feed online. The webcast link will be shared on Twitter at 8:15 a.m.

Read more about this sensational culinary competition in the press release and articles by: Global Okanagan, the Kelowna Daily Courier, Castanet, and KelownaNow.