The Grove Society is Lakefield College School's primary volunteer organization, bringing together parents and alumni parents, Grade 12 students, alumni, staff and friends of the school. Together we work to meet the needs of our constituents, foster friendships, and communicate among our members for the betterment of the school.

The Grove Society, in support of Lakefield College School, exists to match the talents and interests of its volunteer community with the needs of the school.

Membership is open to everyone who has a connection or interest in the well-being of the students and the school, in support of its mission.

The Grove Society

List of 3 items.

  • Mandate

    • The Grove Society will uphold the mission and values of the school at all times.
    • The Grove Society exists to promote, enhance and enrich the welfare of the school and its students while fostering a strong, supportive and welcoming community for parents, alumni and their parents, students, staff and friends.
    • The Grove Society's primary role is to build strong and enduring relationships with all members of the Grove community through events and activities. 
    • Under the leadership of the Head of School and school management, the Grove Society also plays an important role in providing constructive, fact-based feedback from its constituents, and supports the ongoing development and advancement initiatives of the School as determined by the Board of Directors.
  • Executive Committee

    Grove Society President: Cara Westcott P '14, '16
    President, Alumni Chapter: Emmy Pullen '11
    President, Parent Chapter: Virginia Plunkett P '21
    Secretary: Jennifer Macko '03
    Treasurer: Paul Pede P '16, '19
    School Representatives: David Darby, Emily Ferguson and Cody McMahon '12
    Faculty Representative: Andrew Johnston '95
    Members-at-Large: Jennifer Cameron P '09, '10, '15, '17, '21, Michael Peach P '22, '24, Danielle Saputo P '20, '22, Hilary Windrem '07 and Jasmine Zhang P '22
  • Volunteer Opportunities

    There are many volunteer opportunities available through the Grove Society. For more information visit the Parent Chapter Volunteer, Alumni Chapter Volunteer page or contact the Foundation Office.

Interested in Volunteering?

If you are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities at the school or about the Grove Society, please contact any member of the executive committee or fill out our Volunteer Form today.

School Information

4391 County Road 29, Lakefield Ontario K0L 2H0   705.652.3324   admissions@lcs.on.ca


Lakefield College School is a private, coeducational boarding and day school for students in grades 9 through 12, located in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada.

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