Tuesday, September 10, 2013

St. John Brebeuf student rows for Team Canada

St. John Brebeuf student rows for Team Canada; wins U of T scholarship
Alex Gulka's 'incredible perseverance' leads to athletic & academic excellence
Alex Gulka (centre) competes as a member of the Canadian national junior rowing crew at the Can Am Mex regatta in Oklahoma City in July. He brought home a silver and two bronze medals. "It was quite something. I had no plan to be on the national team," he said. Photo submitted to The B.C. Catholic.
Alex Gulka, a University of Toronto student on a $7,500 scholarship, has completely transformed from an intellectual Grade 9 student at St. John Brebeuf Regional Secondary four years ago. The Renaissance man graduated with an almost 100 per cent average and rowed with the Canadian junior team at an international regatta. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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