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Heroes and Leaders

The heroes on this page were chosen by leadership students who also view these individuals as leaders. Students were asked to consider qualities they believe a leader should possess and choose a hero based on these qualities. The individuals who were chosen represent heroes from many different domains. Their stories are truly inspiring.

Private Kevin Thomas McKay

By: Annalise from Barrie
“He was a special guy. He was the kind of kid who stays with you, even after all these years.”- Scott Webb

Heidi Hayes

By: Alexis from Barrie

Jordan Eberle

By: Hunter from Barrie

Nellie McClung

By: Ashton from Barrie

Nelson Mandela

By: Mac from Barrie

Wayne Gretzky

By: Kayle and Montana from Barrie

Emily Murphy

By: Jennifer from Barrie

Oprah Winfrey

By: Amanda from Barrie
"As strict as he was he had some concerns about me making the best of my life, and would not accept anything less than what he thought was my best."

Craig Kielburger

By: Melanie from Barrie
A hero, a leader, and an inspiration

Terry Fox

By: Adam from Barrie
“I'm not a dreamer, and I'm not saying this will initiate any kind of definitive answer or cure to cancer, but I believe in miracles. I have to.”

These males are considered true leaders and heroes because they walked a mile in high heels to raise money and awareness for the local women's shelter in our area. These individuals displayed courage, confidence and empathy.