2015 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.

Geoff Spielman

Geoff Spielman has a long list of athletic accomplishments in basketball, volleyball and badminton.

In Grade 9 at Northern Collegiate he was team MVP on the midget boys LSSAA championship midget basketball club. He also played travel basketball for Northern.

He was also team MVP on the junior and senior boys volleyball squads, serving twice as team captain.

Geoff also took part in junior and senior badminton at Northern, winning an LSSAA championship in Grade 12.

Among other things, his academic achievements included the highest academic averages in both Grade 9 and 10 and the highest
mark in Grade 10 history (100 per cent!).


Aleeza Dobson

Aleeza Dobson has excelled in a number of different sports, including hockey, lacrosse, baseball, badminton and golf.

She has played hockey for 13 years, including St. Clair Girls Hockey, where she was the assistant captain for three years.

She has also been an assistant captain for the Pacers lacrosse team, where she has won three provincial titles as well as the Most Defensive Player Award and the Coaches Choice Award. In 2014 she won the overall female athlete award (Grade 11).

Aleeza also played two-pitch for four years, serving as an assistant captain and winning the championship twice. In badminton, she played on a Sarnia Collegiate team that placed second in girls doubles and twice advanced to SWOSSA.  She also advanced to SWOSSA playing high school golf.

Her academic achievements are so numerous they could not possibly all be listed here. But it must be noted that, among other things, this honour student has won a general proficiency award for recording the highest overall academic average.


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