Ralph "Pappy Burr" Award


Brittany Lewis

Brittany is a graduate of St. Clair Secondary School.  During her high school athletic career she captured nine all-Ontario medals - three gold and five silver in track and field and silver in basketball.

Brittany represented Canada at the 2009 IAAF World Youth Games (17 and under) in Italy.  She would place 11th in the 400 metres.  At the 2010 World youth Olympics in Singapore, Brittany was fourth in the 400 metres (she was the first North American and top Canadian finisher in any track and field event). 

Brittany volunteered as a scorer for volleyball and basketball games.  She was an organizer for the Native Youth Symposium and has helped with a sports program and mini pow-wow at Hillside Elementary School.  Brittany was the sole Olympic torch carrier through Aamijiwnaang First Nation.  Brittany is attending Michigan State University.

Danielle Girard

Danielle is a graduate of St. Christopher Secondary School.  During her high school athletic career, Danielle competed at teh all-Ontario championships both as an individual and team member.  A bronze was claimed with the girls hockey team and a fourth place result with the senior soccer team.  A fourth and fifth place result was record in the shot put.

Danielle has received numerous athletic and academic awards.  She was awarded the Colin Hood OFSSA School Sport Award.  Principal's Award for outstanding achievement, the Stefanko Award - Lambton County Academics and Athletics, as well as the honour rool for a 90 per cent average or higher.  Danielle is attending Queen's University.

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