The announcement is a Hamilton and a Canadian first that will place
Hillfield Strathallan College at the forefront of 21st century education.
HAMILTON, ON, June 18 /CNW/ - Hillfield Strathallan College invites all
media representatives to an exciting and historic announcement on Monday, June
22, 2009 beginning at 10:00 a.m. The announcement is a Hamilton and a Canadian
first, involving Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, Michael G. DeGroote. Mr.
DeGroote is a Patron of the 108-year old College, so recognized by the Board
of Governors for his extraordinary support of HSC over 40 years. This is the
highest honour bestowed by the College on its supporters.
What: Historic announcement with photo and interview opportunities
When: Monday, June 22, 2009 at 10:00 a.m.
Where: 299 Fennell Avenue West, Hamilton, ON - Artsplex Theatre
Who: Michael G. DeGroote
Since 1901, Hillfield Strathallan College has served the Hamilton and
Golden Horseshoe area by providing young people with extraordinary educational
opportunities. The College, a community of more than 1,100 students and 240
faculty and staff members, offers an enriched educational program, through its
four schools, from early Montessori ages and Primary JK to Grade 12. Now in
its second century, Hillfield Strathallan College remains committed to
excellence achieved through a broad approach to education that integrates
academics, the arts, athletics, character development, leadership and
The College broadens the experiences of its students through a
comprehensive extracurricular program where students learn to appreciate a
wide variety of activities and are exposed to activities and experiences they
may not have other wise considered. Such programs enable students to make
educated choices, become self-confident and self-assured, embrace goal setting
and make informed decisions. Students are encouraged to become good citizens,
strong leaders, and lifelong learners. For more information, visit:
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For further information: Media Contact: Marianne Matthews,
Communications Manager, P. (905) 389-1367, Ext. 192, or C. (905) 518-6137,