Selkirk College Heavy Mechanical program students overcomes and gives back

Selkirk College

Overcoming obstacles on the way to a successful educational pathway is something the majority of post-secondary students can understand. A recent graduate on Nelson’s Silver King Campus knows what it’s like to stare into the face of adversity and triumph.

As a residential school survivor, Selkirk College student Running Wolf has dealt with numerous challenges as a result of a difficult start in life. With wisdom gained and determination a constant source of energy, the recent Heavy Mechanical Foundation Program graduate is committed to making a difference.

As he wrapped up the nine-month trades foundation program in early May, Running Wolf took time to head to Kelowna to volunteer his newly developed skills on a project that helps those who can’t afford proper vehicle maintenance. Put on by the Trinity Baptist Church as a community project, Car Care provided a free full safety inspection and oil change for 32 recipients.

Read more about Running Wolf here.