NEWMARKET, ON, Feb. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Pickering College is bursting with pride because one of its own is competing at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.
On February 19, the school community will gather together to cheer on Canadian Olympic Athlete and Pickering College alumna Gabrielle Daleman (Gabby), as she competes in Senior Ladies Figure Skating.
Gabby got her start in skating at Pickering College, where she was a student from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8. Her dad, Michael Daleman, is a Senior School teacher at Pickering College (PC). With her father as coach, Gabby does her strength and conditioning training at PC.
At just 16 years old, Gabby is the youngest athlete on Team Canada at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
"We are so proud of Gabby and her incredible achievement in going to Sochi and feel she is already a winner," says Headmaster Peter Sturrup, Pickering College. "Gabby exemplifies the very best in our students - determination, courage, resilience and outstanding accomplishment. The whole school is behind her and her family and we can't wait to see her performance."
Pickering College invites the media to join us we cheer on Gabby!
|When:||Wednesday, February 19, 2014|
| 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.*
*Please call/email Naomi on Tuesday for a more precise time, once the short
program line up has been released!*
|Where:|| Pickering College
16945 Bayview Ave., Newmarket, ON
About Pickering College
Pickering College is Canada's only Quaker-founded independent day and boarding school for boys and girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Founded in 1842 and established in our current Newmarket location since 1909, the mission of Pickering College is to be a leader in education, inspiring individuals to become enlightened citizens who meet high standards for lifelong growth and learning. We develop and instill in our students the attributes, values, knowledge, self-confidence and the courage to be successful in life. Our students not only develop strong academic skills, but they develop social consciousness and leadership skills in order to contribute to the world in a meaningful way.
SOURCE: Pickering College
For further information:
905-895-1700 ext. 400