December 9, 2022, Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) and the Ukrainian Canadians Students’ Union (SUSK) are pleased to announce Marichka Bokovnia as the new SUSK National Coordinator.
As the SUSK National Coordinator, Ms. Bokovnia will split her duties between SUSK and UCC. Funding for this position is made possible through the generous donations which both the UCC and SUSK receive throughout the year.
Marichka Bokovnia came to Canada from Cherkasy, Ukraine in May 2022 to work on a research project at Brock University. Marichka is finishing her bachelor’s degree in philosophy at the Bohdan Khmelnytsky National University of Cherkasy online. During her gap year she studied in the Ukrainian Leadership Academy. After graduation she joined a Rotary Club team to organize the YASLAFest Aviation Festival. Marichka has always valued Ukrainian culture and embraced opportunities to share it with the world. She traveled with the Zozulenka group to the UK to perform traditional songs from Ukrainian culture together with well-known English songs, traveled to the eastern part of Ukraine to share Vertep traditions, and more.