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Best of Vancouver 2016

Posted on September 21, 2016


Vancouverites have spoken.

In the Georgia Straight’s 21st annual Best of Vancouver issue, Vancouver Community College was the Readers Choice winner as the #1 professional culinary school in the Lower Mainland.

Voters in the online survey also selected VCC among the top three places to learn a new language and best college/school/university for continuing education in the region.

Many VCC alumni have been recognized as well, check out the growing list below:

Best local classical ensemble: #2 Turning Point Ensemble
VCC faculty members Francois Houle (clarinet), Marc Destrube (violin)
Best local band (signed): #1 Mother Mother
VCC alumni Ryan Guldemond, Jasmine Parkin, Jeremy Page
Best local band (signed): #2 Dan Mangan
VCC alumni John Walsh, Kenton Loewen
Best local band (unsigned): #2 Two Apple Tobacco
VCC alumnus Jordan Kling
Best custom jewellery store: #2 Era Design
VCC alumna Rosemary Bartram

Best local jewellery designers: article
VCC alumna Kara Koo and Anita Sikma Design