Ingrid van Gelder – BPHE, BA

1. What degree and year did you complete while a student at SKHS?

  • BPHE, BA  Class of 1982.


2. What is your current employer and position title?

  • Firefighter, City of Vaughan, Ontario.


3. What else have you been doing professionally since you left SKHS?

  • Firefighting
  • R.N., Niagara College in 1996.


4. What is your favourite memory of being a student at SKHS and Queen’s?

  • Comradery.
  • Winning all-Ontario’s for two years in a row in rowing.


5. What is the most important thing you learned while a student at SKHS and Queen’s that has helped you get where you are today?

  • Connections are very important, school is highly regard.


6. What would you say to a prospective student about studying in SKHS and Queen’s?

  • You can do it.  Don’t give up.  Education is never a waste.

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