This page is to recognize outstanding people from the YELL program. The people listed below have been honored with a feature on the the MoreSports profiles page. Following the links will take you to their full profile.
Rowena Capacit: Gold Medal Wrestling Champion!
John Oliver Wrestling Team finished its longest season ever and proved it was a force to be reckoned with at the 2010 Canadian Cadet Wrestling Championship held April 9-11 at Simon Fraser University. John Oliver's student athletes competed in their age groups against top competitors from across Canada and came back with the school's best results ever.
Defying all odds, Rowena Cacapit, a Grade 12 YELL student from John Oliver Secondary earned the school's first gold medal in 25 years -- and first ever for a female athlete -- at the 2010 Canadian Cadet Wrestling Championship held April 9-11 at Simon Fraser University.
See Rowena's profile for the full story...
Shy, soft-spoken, serious and sincere: That's 15-year-old Andrew Leung at first impression so you wouldn't expect him to lead you down the garden path right out of the gate.... See our profile on Andrew in our profiles section.
They say that dogs are great judges of character, that when a dog rejects or accepts you it indicates how trustworthy you really are. If that's true (and a consensus of canine-lovers says it is), 16-year-old Sivansh is a keeper, an authentic soul, someone with whom you can connect, someone with whom you feel safe, and someone you'd appreciate having as your two-legged best friend.
Visit his profile on our website.