Mayor James Baker presents Lieutenant Governor of B.C. Judith Guichon with a book about the history of Lake Country during her visit to George Elliot Secondary School last week.

Lieutenant Governor of BC stops by George Elliot in Lake Country for a visit

Lake Country mayor James Baker presents book on the area's history

Lake Country mayor James Baker took the opportunity to pass on some of the history of Lake Country to a high-ranking politician last week.

Baker presented the Lieutenant Governor of B.C. Honourable Judith Guichon, with a book about the history of the region during her visit to George Elliot Secondary School last Tuesday.

Student art work and performances were featured during the presentation and students had an opportunity to ask questions of the Lieutenant Governor.

For her part Guichon highlighted the importance of the three R’s in her address: Respect, relationships and responsibility.

GESS principal Derek Lea along with student leaders, Central Okanagan School Board representatives, teachers, staff and students and Mayor Baker enjoyed the engaging visit from the Lieutenant Governor at the school.

The Lieutenant Governor also spoke about sustainability, healthy communities, the importance of getting involved, and commented on a new program to promote music and community spirit across the province.

The Sing me a Song program is an opportunity for musical groups of all ages and genres to write and sing an original song in the lead up to Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations in 2017.