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WESTMOUNT HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ONCE AGAIN TAKE TO THE STREETS FOR TERRY FOX

MONTREAL, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 – In what has become an annual tradition, the streets of Westmount will be flooded with all the students and staff from Westmount High School on Monday, September 15 for the school’s third annual Terry Fox Walk.

The walk, which begins at 9 am at Westmount High School (4350 St. Catherine St. West), is organized annually by Jeff Kosow and students from the school’s Leadership program. 

Serving as honorary chair of the walk will be 77-year old Carl Andersen, an alumnus of Westmount High School from 1950-1952. Andersen, who lost his mother and both sisters to cancer has raised an estimated $850,000 for cancer research since 1982. Over the course of his dedication to fighting the deadly disease, he has jogged nearly 100,000 miles. Andersen is poised to break that mark in 2014.

In addition to Andersen, the students will hear from cancer survivor Karine Arakelian, whom is also the current Vice-Principal of Westmount High School.

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Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213
E-mail: mcohen@emsb.qc.ca