Leaders meet for prayer breakfast

School District Superintendent Mark Thiessen will be the guest speaker at the second annual Williams Lake Leadership Prayer Breakfast.

School District Superintendent Mark Thiessen will be the guest speaker at the second annual Williams Lake Leadership Prayer Breakfast coming up next week.

The breakfast will be held at the Pioneer Complex starting at 7:30 a.m. sharp on Friday, Oct. 23.

Thiessen was born and raised in Williams Lake.

After both completing university Mark and his wife, Tracey, chose to settle in Williams Lake.

Mark started out as a teacher in Horsefly and during the past 20 years has been a teacher, vice-principal, principal and district principal.

From 2009 to 2011, Mark and his family spent 18 months in Rawanda, where he served as the program director for a Christian non-government agency involved in teacher education and Tracey helped in a nursing program.

He has been the superintendent of schools with School District 27 since 2012.

Mark and Tracey, have four children ages 10 to 19.

Tickets for the leadership prayer breakfast are $25 each and available by calling Colin Carter at 250-297-0102.