Month: January 2014

Marc Garneau Collegiate alumni offer gift of education

At their high school’s 20th anniversary reunion in 1992, the alumni of Toronto’s Overlea Secondary — now Marc Garneau Collegiate — decided to use the leftover cash from the party on a scholarship for promising new grads.

Since then, the Overlea Garneau Alumni Association has raised more than $200,000 and given out more than $140,000 in scholarships to students of the school that serves the struggling communities of Flemingdon and Thorncliffe Park.
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