June 9, 2023


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Okanagan School college students take second place at competitors – Kelowna Information

Okanagan School college students take second place at competitors – Kelowna Information

College students take second place

A trio of Okanagan School college students stand with one of the best on this planet after putting second within the Royal Roads’ College Design Considering Problem.

The competitors presents groups of undergraduate enterprise college students a chance to contribute to a real-world problem.

This 12 months’s occasion tackled the query of how non-profit thrift shops may turn into areas that additional bolster inclusivity and group.

Kimberly Cornell, Eric Worman and Nicole Benevides joined forces to create options for the Victoria non-profit group Beacon Neighborhood Providers.

“I am so happy with the work we did on this problem,” stated Kimberly. “We’re a small faculty however we’re constantly standing with a few of the greatest on the world stage. I am so proud to have had an opportunity to signify Okanagan School and present folks what we will do. This problem was nostalgic for me. I cherished having the chance to assist Beacon Neighborhood Providers, who’s doing a lot good in my hometown.”

Their challenge proposed a “newcomer neighbour” volunteer program to attach locals and immigrants by way of social actions.

Six groups of undergraduate college students from post-secondary faculties in Canada, the U.S. and France took half within the problem. So as to win the competitors, college students have been inspired to suppose past typical advertising options and current new and progressive methods to revamp the thrifting expertise to be extra inclusive.

“To me, participating on this problem was attention-grabbing because it was a special approach of making use of what we have now been studying in our lessons. I get pleasure from the truth that at OC I’ve sturdy relationships with lots of the professors and know most of my friends. It makes it straightforward to be taught,” Worman says.