2012 Ralph "Pappy" Burr Award
This award is presented to a student (male &/or female) who has achieved their O.S.S.D.
and will be entering a university or college in the fall.



Chantal Bourassa


Chantal is a graduate of St. Chrstopher Secondary School.  Chantal has many Athletic achievements including:
Eight time OFSSA Championship qualifier from 2008 - 2012. 
Senior girls 100m Breaststroke Swimming, LSSAA and SWOSSA Champion 2012,
Senior girls Cross Country team, LSSAA & SWOSSA Championship 2011. 
Royal Canadian Legion District A track and field championship Gold Medalist 2011,
Senior girls 100m Breastroke/Individual Medley LSSAA & SWOSSA swimming champion 2011. 
Junior girls Cross Country LSSAA and SWOSSA Champion 2009
Midget Girls 1500m LSSAA champion.


Other Awards:
2012 YMCA Celebration of Youth Award for Excellence

2009 - 2011 Physical Education academic award
2010 - 2011 Honour Society award

Chantal also volunteered at Strengthen the Storm Committee in 2012,  Hypodermic Half Marathon in 2010-11, summer Parasport games in 2011 and St. Christopher Cross Country Team 2008-11.

Chatal will be attending McGill University in Montreal to stuch Biological, biomedical and Life Sciences.


Valerie Spano


Valerie is a graduate of St. Christopher Secondary School.  During her high school athletic career, she won many awards that included Senior Girls Volleyball MVP 2011 & 2012 and Junior Girls Volleyball MVP in 2010. In 2008 & 2009 she was named MVP for Midget Girls Volleyball.  She also was awarded the Soccer Leadership award in 2010.

Valerie has received many academic awards.  In 2012 she received the Principal's award.  In 2010 she earned the Highest Academic Standing Award, Science Award and in 209, 10 & 11 she earned the Honour Society Award.  In Aquatic certifications she has a Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross.


Valerie volunteered at the Summer ParaSports Games in 2011, Habitat for Humanity Restore in 2011.  She has assisted with coaching and training of girls volleyball teams and volunteered at Tecumseh pool helping teach lifeguards.  Valerie will be attending the University of Western Ontario next year.

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