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Havergal College NOTABLE ALUMNI

Many private schools in Canada have numerous graduates who have gone on to great things. Learn about a school’s most influential, important, successful, and famous alumni.

List of Alumni

Alumnus Grad Year Accomplishment
Alexandrine Gibb 1908 Professional female basketball player, manager of the Canadian Women’s Olympic team in 1928, sports reporter and assistant sports editor for the Toronto Daily Star.
Nena Sedgwick Marsden 1943 Founder of the Georgina Historical Society, has worked to preserve historical icons in Georgina, Ontario for 40+ years. Nena received the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario’s Heritage Award for Lifetime Achievement.
Marcia Lamont Scott 1943 The first woman graduate in civil engineering in the province of Ontario.
Betty Jean Ingraham Bankes 1945 In Canada, Europe and the U.S., she has been involved in camp experiences for inner-city children, accessibility for disabled individuals in their communities and various United Nations initiatives.
Elizabeth Mason 1945 Donated +23 acres of land on Chief’s Island to The Muskoka Conservancy to create the Campbell-Mason Nature Reserve, ensuring that the property will remain in its natural state forever.
Teresa Woods Snelgrove 1964 Co-founder of Timothy’s World Coffee (1975), she changed the way in which people consume coffee. Her current company ProFitHR provides skills assessment tools for both employment and professional school admissions.
Rosemarie Tovell 1965 The first woman curator of the Canadian Prints and Drawings Collection at the National Gallery of Canada. Also an author who received the Ewell L. Newman Book Award.
Paula Cox 1976 Premier of Bermuda from 2010 to 2012.
Carol Welsman 1978 An internationally acclaimed jazz singer and pianist and six-time Juno Award nominee (winning Best Female Vocalist at the 1996 National Jazz Awards).
Linda Frum 1981 The Honourable Linda Frum is the first Havergal graduate to be appointed to the Senate of Canada. She is also a distinguished Canadian journalist, author and philanthropist.
Pauline Chan 1983 Acclaimed reporter and anchor at CTV Toronto. Pauline was awarded a Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal for her service to the community.
Gillian Deacon 1984 Bestselling author and an award-winning broadcaster and journalist. She is also the host of Here and Now on CBC Radio ONE.
Maryam Sanati 1988 Former editor-in-chief of Chatelaine magazine. For more than 18 years, she has held numerous senior editorial positions at The Globe and Mail and Report on Business Magazine.
Gillian Apps 2001 Olympic Winter Games gold medal winner in 2006, 2010 and 2014 on the Canadian Women's Hockey Team.
Gillian Hawker 1978 Physician-in-Chief of the Department of Medicine at Women's College Hospital
Christine Lay 1981 One of Canada's only board-certified physicians in Headache Medicine and the Director of the Headache Clinic at Women’s College Hospital.
Roslyn MacLeod McMann 1995 Member of the 2004 Canadian Olympic Rowing team
Alexandra Orlando 2005 Member of the 2008 Canadian Women's Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics Team
Sarah Pape 1990 Member of the 2004 Canadian Women's Olympic Rowing Team
Jennifer Provan 1997 Member of the 2004 and 2008 Canadian Women's Olympic Sailing Team
Sarah Richardson 1989 Designer and Media Personality
Dr. Martha Jane Poulson 1970 Canada’s first blind physician
Dora Mavor Moore 1899 Canadian actor, teacher and director and the pioneer of Canadian theatre. She was honoured with the Order of Canada in 1970 for her contributions to theatre in Canada.
Suzanne Ma 2002 Author of "Meet Me in Venice" (2015)

What Havergal College says about their alumni network:

  • Alumna community of more than 9,000 Old Girls throughout the world.
  • Old Girl programs and events held several times throughout the year.
  • Old Girls Mentorship program available

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