The spirit of hope, perseverance, and community came alive at LCS as students, teachers, and staff united for a meaningful cause. The school played host to a Terry Fox Run on Saturday, September 16 by bringing together students in Grades 9 to 11 to honour the legacy of Canadian hero, Terry Fox, and raise funds for cancer research.
The event started with the students gathering in the Grove to learn about Terry Fox's inspiring journey. Decked out in their respective paper house colours, students then engaged in an enthusiastic cheer-off before making their way to the starting line. Participants set out to run or walk as many laps of the 1.7 km loop as possible within a 45-minute time frame to accrue points for their respective paper houses. Remarkably, the combined efforts of Grades 9 to 11 resulted in an astounding total of over 600 laps completed!
Watch for a video next week!
The Terry Fox Foundation, which supports cancer research projects across the globe, expressed its gratitude to Lakefield College School for being a host site and fundraiser for the past 15 years.
If you’re interested in contributing to the Lakefield College School campaign to raise awareness and funds for cancer research, donations may be made via the Terry Fox LCS Online Giving Page.
Lakefield College School is a private, coeducational boarding and day school for students in grades 9 through 12, located in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada.
We respectfully acknowledge that Lakefield College School is located on the Treaty 20 Michi Saagiig territory and in the traditional territory of the Michi Saagiig and Chippewa Nations, collectively known as the Williams Treaties First Nations, which include: Curve Lake, Hiawatha, Alderville, Scugog Island, Rama, Beausoleil, and Georgina Island First Nations. Lakefield College School respectfully acknowledges that the Williams Treaties First Nations are the stewards and caretakers of these lands and waters in perpetuity and that they continue to maintain this responsibility to ensure their health and integrity for generations to come.