By Patty Wellborn on April 6, 2021
The past year has thrown many people off their game and it’s always welcome when support from others can help keep people on track.
By Patty Wellborn on April 8, 2019
Anybody who has ever endured a miss-step or a bit of bad luck could have taken away a message of encouragement from Canadian cyclist Meghan Grant Friday morning.
By Patty Wellborn on March 21, 2019
A national cyclist, former candidate in Canada’s astronaut program, and medical doctor is the keynote speaker at this year’s UBC Okanagan Heat Athletic Scholarship Breakfast, presented by RBC.
By Patty Wellborn on April 6, 2018
UBC Okanagan held its annual athletic scholarship breakfast on Friday where inspiration took centre-stage.
By Patty Wellborn on April 7, 2017
It was a morning of accolades, accomplishments and astonishments at the Valley First/UBC Okanagan Athletics Scholarship Breakfast Friday morning.
By Patty Wellborn on February 21, 2017
Doug Mitchell, a man who has played professional football, triumphed in amateur sports, and has arenas and championship trophies named after him, is the special guest at this year’s Valley First/UBC Okanagan Athletics Scholarship Breakfast.
By Patty Wellborn on November 4, 2016
There is plenty to be worried about when starting a new school and trying out for a new team. For Nicholas Reitsma, a 6-foot-3 freshman keeper on UBC Okanagan’s men’s soccer squad, receiving the Capri student scholarship has taken one major worry off his desk.
By Patty Wellborn on April 25, 2016
It’s been a year of milestones for UBC with the university celebrating its 100th anniversary and the Okanagan campus marking 10 years since it officially opened.
By Patty Wellborn on April 8, 2016
Retired from professional soccer at the age of 33, Kelowna’s Rob Friend shared a passionate message for the audience at Friday morning’s 11th annual Valley First/UBC Okanagan Athletics Breakfast – he can never kick a soccer ball again.
By Patty Wellborn on March 1, 2016
UBC is featuring a local soccer star at this year’s Valley First/UBC Okanagan Athletics Breakfast.