Patrick lives life with an uncommon generosity of spirit. He is there when others are in need. Retired from serving 35 years as a teacher, principal and administrator, Patrick O’Reilly has turned a passion about recreation into a lasting legacy for youth in the South Peace region through the development of the Pat O/Reilly Outdoor Environmental Studies Centre. He also initiated and built the Bear Mountain Nordic Ski Trails and serves on a number of boards including the Northern Lights College. He is called an inspiration to his community for his selfless contributions.
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