David Shepherd Award
In memory of David Shepherd, a member of the CCI Mathematics Department from 1975 to 2008, who passed away on January 18, 2016, this award is to a graduate continuing to post-secondary who demonstrated excellence in Grade 12 Mathematics, participated in co-curricular activities and demonstrated sportsmanship and dedication to school sport. Here is the list of winners.
Sofie Ohrling & Jackson Aikens
Leigh Wills & Taran Singh
Sofia Czerny-Holownia & Freddy Pickess
Brooke Thompson & Lyle Porter
Heidi Ohrling & Lucas McDonald
David was a dedicated teacher of Mathematics and Computer Science as well as dedicating himself to the world of sport as a coach of Cross-Country Running and Track & Field. During his years of teaching and in the years since his retirement he has worked tirelessly to promote excellence in students and athletes. He had a passion for mathematics enrichment and was very involved with the University of Waterloo CEMC math contests, writing and reviewing the tests themselves and encouraging students to pursue them.
Donations to this award can be made as follows: drop off or mail a cheque to CCI (address above) payable to Collingwood Collegiate Institute Activities with "David Shepherd memorial donation" indicated as the memo. Please include your mailing address so that a charitable contribution receipt can be issued.