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MONTREAL, DECEMBER 19, 2011 – In the weeks leading up to and throughout the winter break, EMSB students have been taking over the airwaves on CBC Radio’s Homerun show as they share their “Best Winter Holiday” memories.

Homerun airs every weekday afternoon on CBC Radio One  88.5 FM  .

Students chosen to participate and their respective air-dates are as follows:

  • Gabriella Laforest from Our Lady of Pompei School (December 5) in Montreal North;
  • Mia Vickerman (December 8) Ana Sofia Perez-Battista (December 19) from Royal Vale School in N.D.G.;
  • Erica Dubois (December 16), Liliy Levac (December 27), Owen Carson (January 5), and Benjamin Mak (January 6) from Willingdon School in N.D.G.;
  • Sacha Fontes (December 14) and Billy Paulo-Desmarais (January 7) from Nesbitt Elementary in Rosemount;
  • Anita Barbeiro (December 15) from General Vanier in St. Leonard;
  • Michael Margiotta (December 20), Emanuele Guaragna (December 21), Emanuela Casola (December 29), Amanda Viselli (December 22), Rhayanna Castrechini (December 23) and Gianfranco Micozzi (December 26) from Honore Mercier school in St. Leonard;


Their stories can also be heard in the Homerun archives at



Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213