QUEEN'S COLLEGE

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OF GUYANA

(TORONTO CHAPTER)

The Queen's Collège Alumni Association provides opportunities for members to participate in its activities and events, recapturing the camaraderie they enjoyed during their QC days.

QCAA TORONTO ELECTS ITS FIRST FEMALE PRESIDENT!

President: Stacey Berrigan

At the last April 25, 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM), the Toronto Chapter of the Guyana Queen’s College Alumni Association (QCAA Toronto) elected Mrs. Stacey Berrigan (nee Campbell) to be its President for the 2021/22 Financial Year.

This was a historical moment for QCAA Toronto and Stacey, as she is the first alumna to be elected President since the Chapter was established in 1991.

Stacey, who attended QC in 1985 – 90 and was a member of Cunningham "K" House, had previously served four (4) terms as Vice-President of Funds-Raising.

The following were to serve on the QCAA Toronto Executive for the 2021/22 Financial Year:

President: Stacey Berrigan

Vice-Presidents: Reggie Thompson, Neville Burke, Graham Boyce

Treasurer: Audrick Chung

Secretary: Victor Moses

Asst. Secretary / Treasurer: Lindsay Davidson

Directors: Roger Sawh, Horace Fletcher, Syed Rayman, Angela Thomas

Immediate Past President: Gerald Alleyne

The photos of the Executive are posted HERE

QCAA TORONTO
2021 BURSARY

The Queen’s College of Guyana Alumni Association (Toronto) Inc. is again offering two (2) $1,000 bursaries, to encourage QC alumni or the children or grand-children of members of the QCAA Toronto, to pursue post-secondary studies at university and college/CGEP with the ultimate objective of obtaining a first degree / diploma / certificate.

The bursary application form and guidelines are available for download below. The submission deadline is December 31, 2021.

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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Queen's College Alumnus Aubrey Morrison, MBBS, MACP, FASN, Professor Emeritus, Division of Nephrology, is the recipient of the 2020 Barnes-Jewish Hospital medical staff association Lifetime Achievement Award.

Only physicians who have contributed 25 years or more of distinguished service to BJH are considered for the award. Morrison retired from the Division of Nephrology in October 2020, having been at BJH for over 45 years.

“I am both humbled and honored to receive this award and are indebted to the many peers who wrote letters on my behalf, resulting in this wonderful honor and recognition”.......more

CONRAD JOSEPH GRIFFITH

Conrad Joseph Griffith, 79, of Cambridge, Ontario, walked into God’s arms on May 4, 2021.

He was born in Berbice, Guyana, on August 30, 1941. Conrad graduated from Queen’s College, and specialized in Electronics and P.A. Systems. He successfully owned and operated Conrad’s Laser Cartridge Re-Manufacturing for over 14 years.

In addition to his successful business, Conrad was a skilled and talented lead vocalist and M.C. Conrad had a fiercely proud affiliation with the Queen’s College Alumni Association, and gave much of his resources, time, skill, and talent to the organization and their activities, for his alma mater........more

KEITH AARON

Former Guyana youth cricket captain Keith Aubrey Aaron, who was also a distinguished Guyana scholar, passed away last June in New York.

After attending Central High School, Aaron moved to Queen’s College from 1965 to 1968, making an immediate impact. His departure was described as a “noble one” in the prestigious school’s magazine.

In 1966-1967, he was Corporal in the Queen’s College Cadet Corps and was later promoted Company Sergeant Major.

As Deputy Head of Percival ‘A’ House, he was also vice-captain of the athletics team while being House and School Prefect. .......more

DR. WINSTON HO

It is with heartfelt loss and deepest sadness that we share with you the passing of Dr. Winston Ho in LA California, on August 14th, 2021.

Winston attended Smith Church Congregational School and Queen's College in Guyana and studied medicine in Israel.

He returned to Guyana for a short while to serve his country of birth at the Public Hospital Georgetown, then emigrated to California in the USA where he spent the rest of his life's career as an Oncology specialist.

He leaves behind his wife, three children and grandchildren.

(School Song of Queen's College, Guyana)

The Queen's College School Song was composed in 1919 by His Excellency Sir Wilfred Colet, KCMG. The lyrics were penned by His Excellency The Hon. C. Clementi, CMG. The first and last verses of the school song are sung at all official assemblies in Latin. It is usually sung with piano accompaniment at school assemblies. The Latin lyrics link all students - both past and present.

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