Alumni Spotlight

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MEI’s history is one that is characterized by tradition, perseverance, and resilience, and our alumni are serving and contributing meaningfully in communities around the world.

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MEI Principal, Teacher Hugo Friesen

Hugo Friesen passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2019 in the presence of family. A celebration of Hugo’s life and faith will be on Tuesday, March 5 at 1:00 pm at South Abbotsford Church with a reception to follow. Read More…

Bio: Assistant Commissioner Dwayne McDonald

MEI Schools Class of 1986

Source: RCMP website (edited)

Assistant Commissioner Dwayne McDonald grew up in the Lower Mainland graduated from MEI Schools in 1986, and joined the RCMP in 1995 where he began his policing career with the Burnaby RCMP. While at the Burnaby Detachment he rose through the ranks of Constable, to Sergeant as he worked in General Duty, Community Special Projects, Strike Force, the Emergency Response Team and Major Crime. Read More…

Cornelius Dietrich Redekop

Source: The Abbotsford News, with additions from the memorial program

January 18, 1934 – December 14, 2018

Cornelius Dietrich was born to Mary and William Redekopp in Chilliwack.  The fourth of seven close siblings, he is survived by his brothers Read More…