Braden Grieve (left) and Kaleb Stene shake their hips and jump up and down playing alongside fellow contestants in a game of Junk in the Trunk, trying to spill out a tissue box of ping pong balls Tuesday during the Okanagan College orientation day at the Vernon campus. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)

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Okanagan College orientation day filled with fun at Kalamalka campus

The region’s biggest kids had some fun for the first day of school Tuesday.

Okanagan College hosted orientation day at the Kalamalka campus, where approximately 250 new students came out for lunch, games, prizes and lots of laughs.

The back-to-school tradition also included students from the college’s trades facility at the Vernon airport.

 

Haleigh Erickson tries to catch a prize frisbee while having lunch during orientation day at Okanagan College Tuesday at the Vernon campus. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)

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