DC Student Success Stories

Dual Credit Student Success Stories Form

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Most Recent: Dual Credit Student Success Stories

From failing class to getting top marks

Jen Thompson admits attendance was an issue for her in high school. The almost-17-year-old ended up failing two courses because of her habit of skipping class to hang out with her friends. But since she joined the School within a College program at the Barrie campus of Georgian College, her work habits have greatly improved, […]

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SWAC program helps student get back on track

Jack St John was hit with the challenge of ulcerative colitis in grade 11. The triple A hockey player who has posted 100-point seasons in his career was sidelined by the inflammatory bowel disease that flares up unpredictably. He missed many weeks of school in grades 11 and 12 leaving him five credits short of […]

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One student’s journey

Christal Ouimette left home on Saugeen First Nation at 15 years of age to live by herself. Six years later she is on the dean’s list at Georgian College while mentoring other Indigenous students. The path between those two points wasn’t easy, but Christal credits the Flex School within a College program on the Owen […]

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Many reasons to take a dual credit

For Kharesa Jamieson, a Grade 12 student from St Theresa’s High School in Midland, taking a dual credit will help her graduate with her peers and explore a career path. She is studying Introduction to Psychology at the Midland campus of Georgian College. “I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and had to take my Grade […]

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Small Engine Dual Credit Revs Up Student’s Inner Drive

The world needs more tradespeople, and for Ashlie Elkerton that couldn’t be better news. As a student of the Small Engine Function & Design Dual Credit in Midland, Ashlie spent the past few months test driving her dream career. “I love cars. I’m currently enrolled in an extremely rich co-op placement at a mechanic shop […]

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