Media Advisory - Albert Street Middle School To Be Awarded Canadian Olympic School Program Grand Prize



    FREDERICTON, June 7 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, June 13, the Canadian Olympic
Committee, Premier National Partner RBC and RBC Olympian Joel Bourgeois
(athletics) will present the students of Albert Street Middle School with the
grand prize of the Canadian Olympic School Program contest.
    To enter the contest, teachers were asked to submit an entry form
outlining how they planned to use the Canadian Olympic School Program in their
classroom. A total of eight grand prize winners were randomly selected in
regions throughout Canada.
    Each grand prize winner will receive an Olympic-themed sports kit,
courtesy of RBC.

    
    What:        Canadian Olympic School Program Grand Prize Presentation

                 Presented by RBC and available online at
                 www.olympicschool.ca, the Canadian Olympic School program is
                 a free online teaching resource that offers engaging
                 information about the Olympic Games and Canadian athletes as
                 a tool to educate, motivate and inspire students to become
                 Smarter, Better and Stronger. Developed in cooperation with
                 teachers from across Canada, the program is designed to
                 promote Olympic values and the importance of health and
                 physical activity.

    Who:         RBC Olympian Joel Bourgeois and Derek Rose, RBC Branch
                 Manager will present the grand prize to Albert Street Middle
                 School and formally address the students.

    When:        Wednesday, June 13, 2007
                 9:00 a.m.

    Where:       Main Gymnasium
                 Albert Street Middle School
                 471 Albert Street
                 Fredericton, N.B.

                 Joel Bourgeois will be available for interviews following
                 the presentation.
    




For further information:

For further information: Eric Michalko, Manager, Media Relations,
Canadian Olympic Committee, Phone: (416) 324-4146, Cell: (416) 528-6742,
Email: emichalko@olympic.ca; Trish Vardy, RBC Advisor, Public Affairs, Phone:
(902) 421-4105, Email: trish.vardy@rbc.com

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