Northern Lakes College Convocation cancelled

Post-secondary students finishing their education this year will have to wait until next year to celebrate.

According to a release from Northern Lakes College, this year’s graduating class has decided to postpone the ceremony until it can be done in-person due to restrictions on the sizez of public gatherings due to COVID-19.

“Convocation is the event where we recognize all of the hard work and sacrifices that lead to students’ accomplishments,” says College President and CEO, Ann Everatt.

It is with sadness that we realized there would be no possibility of hosting a live event this June. We look forward to celebrating the NLC class of 2020 next year.”

All graduates from this year will be invited to next year’s convocation.

This year’s event was originally scheduled for June 5 at the Baytex Energy Centre.

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