Prize Day 2014

This past Sunday marked the 125th anniversary of Prize Day and the first graduating class of our students in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. For 125 years Ridley College graduates have pursued higher education at some of the most prestigious post-secondary institutions in the world and the class of 2014 is no different.

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Our valedictorian is headed to Princeton in September and one of our top award winners is attending Johns Hopkins. We have students receiving rowing scholarships to Colleges the United States and students attending top art schools all over the world! We are so proud!

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A new chapter is about to begin for our graduates and we wish them success in everything they pursue, and always remember graduates: “once a Tiger, always a Tiger!”

Watch Jesus S.’s thoughtful and inspiring valedictorian address:

Watch the video below for more highlights from Prize Day:

To view more pictures from Prize Day, please click here.

Cadet Inspection 2014

Inspecting Officer Lieutenant-Colonel Orest Babij ’87, MSM, CD returned to the Ridley College this past Saturday for the 107th annual Cadet Inspection.  As an Old Ridleian the Inspecting Officer had a unique perspective having experienced cadets when he attended the school.

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It was a memorable day with the decommissioning of the Lt. Col A.C. Iggulden sword being returned to the Iggulden family and a new sword being introduced that was donated by many members of the Ridley family. A special thank you to Gary German ’58, Peter Hutchison ’55, Steve Laine ’94, Terry Mactaggart ’62, Richard Malone ’59, Rob Pintwala ’08, Tim Powell ’74, Bryan Rose ’96, John Sandham ’66, Marshall Soules ’67, David Walker ’83, Ross Webster ’60 for making this possible.

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The cadets have been plagued with rain and snow during the preparation for inspection, but thankfully only a light sprinkle occurred on the day. The students should be very proud of their inspection and have earned a sleep-in for their handwork! Check out the formation of the hollow square:


Please click here to view photos of the prize winners.

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Please click here to view photos from the Inspection.