School year kicks off at the Northern Lights College

The first week of classes at the Northern Lights College in Fort St. John is officially over.

Now, student’s have the weekend to kick back and relax.

Communications Manager Brad Lyon says this school year; you might notice more new faces around the city.

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The Fort St. John campus hosted a lunch on Thursday for all students. Dawson Creek welcomed their new students by hosting a barbecue on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Lyon says construction has officially begun for the new Energy House in Dawson Creek.

While there are no major construction announcements forecasted for the Fort St. John campus, the Northern Lights College sponsoring a visit from an internationally-renowned journalist and historian.

Lyon says Dr. Gwynn Dyer will be holding a public lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 22.

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Lyon says this school year is looking to be one of the busiest ones -at all campuses.