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RECENT HOWARD TSUMURA BLOG POSTS:

  • Head of the Class 2017: Shanya Dhindsa
    SHANYA DHINDSA SOCCER SCHOOL: Panorama Ridge (Surrey) FRESHMAN’S FUTURE: Washington State In a manner of speaking, you could say that Shanya Dhindsa has developed a pronounced appreciation for the pronunciation of her given name. That’s because, as the perfect conversation starter, it’s one way in which the Vancouver Whitecaps’ youth standout has been able t […]
  • Head of the Class 2017: Fynn McCarthy
    FYNN McCARTHY VOLLEYBALL SCHOOL: George Elliot (Lake Country) FRESHMAN’S FUTURE: UBC Last summer, after just his first full season in the sport, Fynn McCarthy made Canada’s Under-18 national team. Later this week, in the Czech Republic, with all of two years’ worth of volleyball experience, the 17-year-old McCarthy finds himself a part of the Canadian […] […]
  • Head of the Class 2017: Quinn Ngawati
    QUINN NGAWATI RUGBY SCHOOL: St. Michaels University School (Victoria) FRESHMAN’S FUTURE: Toronto WolfPack (professional) Ask the experts to describe Quinn Ngawati’s game on the rugby pitch and they all seem to boil it down to one word: expansive. Fittingly, that’s also the way to describe the past, present and future of the 6-foot-4, 200-pound phenom […] […]
  • Head of the Class 2017: Burnaby South Secondary
    SCHOOL SPIRIT AWARD WINNER Burnaby South Secondary On the proud occasion of the Head of the Class’s 18th birthday, one in which our first group of student-athletes born in the year 2000 have donned cap and gown for commencement ceremonies across the province, we decided it was time to begin a new tradition. The School […]
  • Head of the Class 2017: Coach Frank Giallonardo
    FRANK GIALLONARDO COACH OF THE YEAR SCHOOL: Burnaby South As a member of Burnaby South Secondary School’s learning support services team, Frank Giallonardo is part of a group of teachers dedicated to helping students, some with exceptional learning needs, reach their full potential. One of the team’s stated mantras? “Supporting diversity as a natural and […] […]