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Kitikmeot Campus celebrates graduation in Cambridge Bay

Henry Eyegetok from Trades Access program, receiving his Award for Award of Excellence from instructor Jacques Gagnon and Fiona Buchan-Corey. Henry Eyegetok from Trades Access program, receiving his Award for Award of Excellence from instructor Jacques Gagnon and Fiona Buchan-Corey. Arctic College

Nunavut Arctic College's Kitikmeot Campus celebrated graduation day with their families, friends and community in Cambridge Bay.

The ceremony was held during the afternoon of May 10th, 2012 at the Luke Novoligak Community Hall in Cambridge Bay.

The graduation ceremony began with the ceremonial lighting of a traditional qulliq and an opening prayer from Elder Eva Kakolak Otokiak. Graduates were welcomed into the hall by the Ikaluktutiak Drum Dancers.

In her opening speech, Master of Ceremonies, Campus Dean Fiona Buchan-Corey welcomed the students, their families and friends to the highlight of the year.

Congratulations to our Kitikmeot Campus Graduates of 2012!

Adult Basic Education Program

  • Sandra Analok– Cambridge Bay
  • Richard Ekpakohak-Cambridge Bay
  • Victoria Koblogina-Cambridge Bay
  • Doris Kingnektak-Cambridge Bay
  • Barbara Porter-Cambridge Bay
  • Leanne Villebrun –Cambridge Bay

College Foundations Program

  • Sandra Carter - Cambridge Bay
  • Abbygail Kakkianiun - Kugaaruk
  • Bella Kapolak - Cambridge Bay

Camp Cook Program

  • Priscilla Evetalegak– Cambridge Bay
  • Rodney Fletcher –Cambridge Bay
  • Megan Klengenberg-Kugluktuk
  • Charlotte Lyall-Cambridge Bay
  • Caitlin Pangon-Kugluktuk
  • Joseph Tikhak Jr.–Cambridge Bay
  • Mallory Ehaloak-Cambridge Bay
  • Ida Evic-Pangnirtung
  • Rosie Evetalegak-Cambridge Bay
  • Debbie Klengenberg-Gjoa Haven
  • Leona Qirngnirq-Gjoa Haven
  • Rhea Siutinnuaq-Gjoa Haven

Maternity Care Certificate Program

  • Hilary Irwin-Rankin Inlet
  • Bernice Lyall-Cambridge Bay
  • Aimo Nauyuk-Pangirtung
  • Shelly O’Gorman-Cambridge Bay
  • Heather Omilgoitok-Cambridge Bay

Social Services Worker Certificate Program

  • Lavinia Curley-Qikiqtarjuak
  • Helen Kavanna-Cambridge Bay
  • Harry Maksagak-Cambridge Bay
  • Julia Nauyuk-Pangnirtung
  • Cecilia Papak-Rankin Inlet

Social Services Worker Diploma Program

  • Korrina Harvey-Kugluktuk
  • Lori Kannak– Rankin Inlet

Trades Access Certificate Program

  • Henry Eyegetok-Cambridge Bay
  • Brendan Greenley-Cambridge Bay
  • Nathan Kaosoni-Cambridge Bay
  • Louie Makkituq-Gjoa Haven
  • Megan Mala-Cambridge Bay
  • Amber Mingilgak-Cambridge Bay

Bachelor of Education Year 4

  • Doris Angohiatok-Cambridge Bay
  • Daisy Dyer-Eyegetok-Cambridge Bay
  • Monica Kigutak-Grise Fiord
  • Emma Pauloosie –Gjoa Haven

The 2012 Graduates from Gjoa Haven

Bachelor of Education Program Year 1

  • Abby Anavilok
  • Elenor Cipriano
  • Catherine Hiqiniq
  • Susie Ikkutisluk
  • Patty Kamookak
  • Rhonda Nimiqtaqtuq
  • Rita Porter

The 2012 Graduating Students from Kugaaruk

Pre Employment Program

  • Lorna Akkak
  • Rachel Illuitok
  • Lizzy Kayaksark
  • Lorraine Qavvik
  • Alisa Qirngnuq

Graduating Students from Kugluktuk

Bachelor of Education Program Year 1

  • Nuka Bolt
  • David Topilak

Pre Employment Program

  • Brenda Ongahak

Graduating Students from Taloyoak

Fur Production & Design Program

  • Naomi Eetoolook
  • Lena Ockotoonooak
  • Kidlapik Paniloo
  • Dora Quayaut
  • Martha Totalik
  • Stephanie Tucktoo
  • Nellie Ann Uquqtuq

Nunavut Arctic College would like to express our special thanks to the following people and organizations for their assistance in making this special event possible:

  • Elder Eva Kakolak Otokiak for the Qulliq lighting and Prayer;
  • The Hamlet of Cambridge Bay for usage of the hall and equipment;
  • The College’s Camp Cook Program for catering the dinner and graduation ceremony;
  • The local businesses and schools for their cooperation & assistance throughout the year;
  • Anna Kaotalok & Amy Kamakyoak for providing Atigis for the graduation;
  • Gwen Angulalik for interpreting services;
  • James Howard for operating the sound equipment;
  • Cambridge Bay Drum Dancer’s group for their performance;
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