Pharmacy Technician
Courtney Rigel

To serve and protect

Born in Kelowna, but raised in the small community of Innisfail, Alberta, helping others has always been important to Courtney Rigel. Growing up in this town of just 7,700 people, she wanted to become a doctor, but after a year…
COURTNEY RIGEL, Pharmacy Technician
Psychiatric Nursing
Farah Surani

Farah’s determination and compassion

When Farah Surani first arrived in Vancouver, the crisis facing the unhoused community stirred strong emotions in her. Like many others, she initially held misconceptions about homelessness, assuming it was a matter of choice related to substance use and addiction.…
Farah Surani, Psychiatric Nursing

Caring for others

Seeking a brighter future for the family, Bimal, her mom, and her brother left everything behind and moved from Fiji to Canada. Two significant family health-scares changed Bimal’s future. It was hard to see her loved ones face health challenges,…
Bimal Naidu Health Care Assistant, Practicum | Stenberg College

Loving to learn, learning to live

Even though life had not always been kind to Sheila, she never failed to see the bright side. Sheila’s passion has always been working with children and she knew becoming an EA is where she would excel. She researched and…
Sheila Mugford Education Assistant | Stenberg College

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