Four Gaiters earn women’s basketball honours
Fourmembers of the Bishop’s Gaiters women’s basketball team have been honoured in the Quebec university basketball league’s annual awards. Jessy Roy (Val d’or, Que.) was named the conference Defensive Player of the Year, as well as a First Team All-star, while Gabrielle Chamberland (Sherbrooke, Que.) was named to the Second Team. The Gaiters placed two players, Véronique Fortin-tremblay (Chicoutimi, Que.) and Eloisa Katz (Ra’anana, Israel) on the All-rookie
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Roy, 24, was named an all-star for the fourth time in her five-year career, and earned first team honours for the second time. The fifth-year point guard led the circuit in three statistical categories, with 3.7 assists per game, an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.2 and a 0.810 free-throw percentage. The former Sherbrooke Volontaire was eighth on the league scoring list at 11.1 points per game.
Roy is a first-time winner of the Defensive Player of the Year award. She averaged 2.0 steals and 4.3 defen-
AlexanderGalt High School has a new, but temporary, social art installation taking up most of the wall in the yellow corner of the library. The “Wall of Love” is made up of about one hundred and forty photographs of the arms of students, each with the word “love” carefully and artistically written on it. All different sizes, both male and female, together they make an impressive testimony to the compassionate nature of a good portion of the school’s students.
During Suicide Prevention Week earlier this month, for the third year in a row, students were encouraged by library staff to take part in the “To write love on her/his arm” (TWLOHA) initiative to help raise awareness about teen depression, selfinjury and suicide. They came to the library to do the art work on their arms and then had them photographed. “Talking about it An impressive display of compassion graces the wall of the Alexander Galt High School library. and sharing is what needs to be done…this isn’t a taboo subject when it hurts so many around us,” wrote librarian Judith Munger on the library blog. The library’s weekly display also provided informa- tion and advertised local resources that deal with suicide, self-injury, depression and mental illness.