Spring 2019 Alumni Profiles

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Spring 2019 Alumni Profiles

Dr. Kimberley Samkoe (U'01) - Bachelor of Science

"I had heard that Luther provided a really personal experience and there were always going to be mentors, people to help you with class selection at Luther. And I'd heard really good things about the small class sizes - better student experience - and I did feel that was the case, especially compared to my friends."

Dr. Samkoe (U'01)
always knew her life would take her towards science and medicine, but she always thought it would be as a doctor. However, life happens and she found herself donning the white coat as a researcher. Now she works towards researching in the medical field, and has been awarded a five year research funding grant.

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Jenna Tickell (U'13) - Bachelor of Arts

"There's something about [Luther] that's warm and inviting. [I] always looked forward to my Luther classes."

Jenna Tickell (U'13)
started her time at Luther with a clear goal: get a degree, become a therapist and help others. What she didn’t realize is that she would connect to her Metis and First Nations heritage while she was here. Now working towards her Master of Education, Jenna is busy filling her role as an Indigenization Educator here at Luther.

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