Page 1


FALL 2017


Reflections on UTS and the BUILDING THE FUTURE campaign


Mark Opashinov ’88 PRESIDENT, UTSAA










What We’re Building Together You will notice a running theme throughout this issue of The Root. The UTS Building the Future campaign has officially launched. The unprecedented $60 million campaign has brought together alumni from throughout the decades and around the world, and we have successfully reached 65% of our goal already. My sincerest gratitude goes out to all of you who have made donations of any size. Only a short time ago, UTS renewed and finalized its Affiliation Agreement with the University of Toronto. The agreement was, however, conditional on UTS redeveloping its current home at 371 Bloor Street West. UTS’ tradition of academic, artistic, and athletic excellence will continue for at least the next 50 years as long as a state-of-theart facility is built and maintained. The future of UTS and a renewed building are therefore inextricably linked. UTS has always been, and will forever continue to be, committed to financial accessibility. The significant cost of attending these great halls is made easier by alumni who help support one in five of current students through bursary programs. With a new building in place, financial accessibility will be made easier as annual rent expenses for the next 50 years will be eliminated. The dollars that UTS will save can be easily reallocated to maintaining accessibility and aid to those who will benefit from it the most. UTS has called 371 Bloor Street West home for more than a century and, as such, the building is long overdue for a major renovation project. Putting aside the terms of the Affiliation Agreement and the impact on financial accessibility, this overhaul of the school’s site will impact students in immeasurable ways. As alumni, you have seen what UTS students have achieved using its current facilities. Just imagine what the same calibre of students will do with a technologically advanced, cutting-edge campus that still maintains the standards of excellence for which UTS has long been known. UTS alumni will continue to make a positive impact on society locally, nationally, and internationally. The UTS community has a unique opportunity to come together to lay the foundation for a future of prolonged, sustainable excellence. We will do this in a space that has maintained an unparalleled reputation of greatness for over 100 years. We have built an extraordinary past. Now is the time to use our remarkable talents to help build the future.

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO SCHOOLS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 371 Bloor Street West, Room 121, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2R7 Phone: 416-978-3919 Fax: 416-971-2354 E-mail: Web: Facebook: Twitter and Instagram: @utschools




Mark Opashinov ’88

Tina Bates ’88, P ’22

Rosemary Evans




Laura Money ’81

Aaron Dantowitz ’91

Sharon Au ’08

David Dodds ’73

Garth Chalmers


Jonathan Bitidis ’99

Anne Fleming ’85, P ’17

Aaron Chan ’94

Nina Coutinho ’04

Peter Frost ’63

Oliver Jerschow ’92

Peter Neilson ’71

Bob Pampe ’63

Morgan Ring ’07

Tim Sellers ’78


Members of our community share their thoughts on why the Building the Future campaign represents an exciting opportunity for UTS


UTS alumni and staff identify how trends in technology and teaching will redefine education in the years to come. REGULAR FEATURES UTS Board Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Giving Back. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Principal’s Report. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 In School. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Alumni News. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Mark Your Calendars. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Donor Report




Martha Drake

PageWave Graphics Inc.

Students gather in John and Margaret Withrow Hall.



Sachin Bhalla EDITOR

Sumner & Lang

Johan Hallberg-Campbell PRINTER

Colour Systems Inc.


Contributors: Our thanks to this issue’s contributors – Sachin Bhalla, Gerald Crawford ’52, Rob Dowsett ’46, Martha Drake, Rosemary Evans, Jim Fleck ’49, Rebecca Harrison, Warren Lang, Mark Opashinov ’88, Matt Semansky, Karen Sumner, Carole Zamroutian.

Published spring and fall, The Root is available to all alumni, parents and friends of UTS. The Root is also available at: Contact us at or 416-978-3919 to update your address or to receive your copy electronically.

Gary Ray Rush


Jim Fleck C.C. ’49, P ’72 Board Chair, UTS


Martha Drake

Executive Director, Advancement



As a graduate, parent of an alumnus, and the current Chair of the UTS Board of Directors, I’ve always seen UTS as a unique school. Having what is arguably the most diverse student body among independent schools in the city, UTS is truly the face of Toronto. Over our storied history, UTS has produced leaders in the community, the country, and even internationally. As you may be aware, our alumni include 55 Orders of Canada, 20 Rhodes Scholars, 15 Olympians, three Ambassadors, and two Nobel Laureates. You can truly see the strong magnetic pull on those who thrive on a high calibre of education. As the Chair of the Building the Future campaign, I find it remarkable and feel a great sense of pride when I think about how much UTS students have been able to accomplish in our current facilities, limited as they are. Imagine how much more we can achieve in a bigger, better, more modern space! Thanks to our renewed Affiliation Agreement with U of T, UTS is staying at its original home of 371 Bloor Street West. Keeping to our roots is important in an historic and nostalgic sense. We remain at the heart of the city, on U of T’s downtown campus. This location benefits our students by giving them access to university faculty and facilities, thus providing them with the very best in education. We are able to take advantage of our space, and moreover enhance it with this new construction and a long overdue upgrade to our facilities. In every sense, our Building the Future campaign is an unprecedented opportunity to make such a big difference in the lives of our students, teachers, and the community at large. We need everyone’s commitment. Give what you can. Give till it feels good.

This is the time. It is the time for all of us – alumni, parents, students and staff – to come together as a community and do all that we can to build the future of our school. After over a decade of planning, we have launched our $60 million capital campaign to revitalize our beloved school and build anew. A renewed facility will provide our students with a state-of-the-art, technologically advanced learning environment in keeping with the high-calibre, global curriculum at UTS. To be successful, an unprecedented level of support is required from each and every one of us. As Al Fleming ’54 put it, this happens only once every 106 years! Alumni have asked about our commitment to the UTS Bursary program during the campaign. Thanks to the Preserving the Opportunity campaign in the 1990s and subsequent donations from alumni, parents and staff, the UTS Foundation holds one of the largest bursary endowments amongst independent schools in Canada. For the 2017-2018 school year, one in five UTS students will receive bursary support ranging from 5% to full tuition. The school is still receiving new donations in support of our commitment to financial accessibility. I have also been asked about size of donation. My answer is to give a thoughtful gift. If we all donate what we can – at any level – together we will secure the future of a UTS education. You may pledge over five years, make monthly donations, or give through the University of Toronto or foundations in the USA and UK. Tax receipts will be issued for all gifts. We are here to help. Please contact me at or 416-946‑0097 to make your campaign donation or ask questions about the Building the Future campaign. This is the time to build the future of UTS.

A NEW DIRECTION Over the past academic year, UTS undertook an initiative to review and refresh our strategic plan. This exercise involved engaging the entire community – alumni, parents, staff, and students – in considering the changing landscape of education with a particular focus on work and life, as well as how UTS should continue to direct our energies and resources. We reviewed our current strategy with constituent groups and held two exciting multi-constituent evenings where the UTS community discussed emerging trends. Our Board of Directors and administrative team also spent several sessions wrestling with the issues. In the end, we generated a graphic representation of our priorities as a school. The inner circle of the graphic represents our purpose as a school. We came to the realization that UTS students are distinguished by their curiosity, deeper learning, initiative, and innovation. These attributes help our students flourish and make a difference as socially responsible global citizens. This year, we will be continuing our ongoing efforts to develop specific actions to bring this graphic to life. Furthermore, we will be using data visualization tools to assist us as we clarify and assess our progress. For example, what are the attributes that we need to focus on and what are reasonable short-term and long-term goals in matters of wellness and access? Improved nutrition, sufficient sleep, positive mental health, concussion management, exercise – these are some of the wellness dimensions that we actively support at UTS. Similarly, if we want the UTS experience to be available to students throughout the Greater Toronto Area, how can we best enhance our outreach to communities where students are not applying to the school? Our new strategic plan will guide our actions.

Jim Fleck C.C. ’49 Board Chair, UTS

Rosemary Evans Principal, UTS




Look who dropped by for a visit on a hot July day … the daughter and grandchildren of the first Headmaster at UTS, H.J. "Bull" Crawford. Yes, he was that Crawford of the Crawford Knights and the H.J. Crawford Award. Standing in front of the portrait of their father and grandfather outside the library are (L-R) Blaine Peet, Eleanor (Grant) Peet and Sharon Peet. Bull’s daughter Eleanor and granddaughter Sharon are holding copies of the UTS Centennial Book by Jack Batten ’50.

In July, UTS debaters scored an impressive victory at the World Schools Debate Academy Tournament in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. More than just representing Toronto, UTS was the only North American school to compete with approximately 200 debaters from 25 other countries at the prestigious international championship. Our senior team placed first in team rankings and our junior team placed 13th. Although it was a team effort, it should be mentioned that the best speaker of the tournament was our very own Adithya Chakravarthy (S6/Grade 12), who scored a remarkable average of 75.3 speaker points.



In May 2017, several UTS students attended, competed, and dominated at the Canadian Chemistry Olympiad (CCO) at the University of Toronto. In fact, nine of the top ten scores were from UTS students! S6 (Grade 12) students Hermish Mehta and Raluca Petrut were selected to represent Canada for the CCO Team as two of the top four chemistry students in the country. Competing on the global stage at the International Chemistry Olympiad in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand in July, UTS students took on participants from 75 other countries. Hermish brought home a silver medal and Raluca received an Honourable Mention.

In School

“We’re never gonna survive unless we get a little crazy.” The M3/Grade 9 Drama Ensemble explored the absurd with its performance of Eugene Ionesco’s The Bald Soprano. Anyka Bhamjee says that the play is quite a departure from the norm and is full of “really weird things: one second we’ll be sitting on top of chairs, and the next second the chairs are flipped over and we’re jumping off of them. You never know what’s going to happen."

The Varsity Girls soccer team hosted the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) championship in June 2017. Before the tournament began, the Blues were treated to an inspirational speech from Cassidy Kunicyn ’14, who reminded the girls that the real goal is to have fun. The team responded one week later by not only having fun, but winning its first ever league championship in varsity soccer! The team members extended their sincerest gratitude to MCO Orthodontics and Jason Tam ’95 for their spectacular new uniforms.

UTS keeps students engaged and thinking throughout the year. The school was buzzing this summer with activities that focused young minds on everything from building the future (see what we did there?) to creating computer games, having fun with physics, and even growing tomatoes in space. Some of our groups included: • • • • • • • •

Bright Lights in the Lab I-Think Summer Institute Maximum City Speech & Debate Math Academy Aerospace Academy Global Health Mini-Masters Game Design Academy

For more UTS news and views, check out our blog, @371, at THE UTS ALUMNI MAGAZINE



Students, alumni and parents reflect on what makes UTS unique and why the BUILDING THE FUTURE campaign matters By Warren Lang 8






TOP TO BOTTOM: An Envision City member makes her point with and architect from the firm KPMB; Design-minded students can work with almost any material — even spaghetti! INSET: Jill Presser ’87 and John Duffy ’81 are also UTS parents, with daughters Martine ’17 and Simone ’21 representing the next generation.


idway through last year, Edward Tian ’18 , founder of Envision City – the school’s urban planning club – received an interesting offer. Josh Fullan, the founder of Maximum City and staff advisor to Envision City, had been approached by Principal Rosemary Evans. She wanted students to lead the community consultations about the future of the parkette on the east side of the property. Jumping at the chance, Edward and a group of students conducted more than 100 interviews and reported their findings to the building committee.

“It was fascinating to talk to residents about the project,” says Edward. “There was a range of opinions and perspectives, such as whether there could be water in the new park or what would happen during construction. It was an amazing way to learn about urban development.” An opportunity to apply his knowledge of urban planning heightened Edward’s appreciation of the progressive nature of learning at UTS. “The fact that we are constantly trying to change and adapt is praiseworthy,” he explains. “The school has a long history, yet we always look for ways to improve the experience. That commitment to change embodies the spirit of UTS.” Edward’s experience applying urban planning principles is just one example of how integrated modes of learning have become the norm at UTS. True to its lab school roots, the school continues to reinvent how students learn. But the technological and pedagogical revolution occurring in education has put pressure on the facilities. “If you want a building that can support 21st century learning, you need a 21st century building,” says John Duffy ’81, who knows firsthand about the tectonic tension between the facility and the program. He was intimately involved in the Affiliation Agreement process, which featured extensive discussions about the building. He and his wife Jill Presser ’87 also have two UTS daughters, Martine ’17 and Simone ’21.

“Learning is far more interactive than it was 100 years ago,” says John. “There is more collaboration. More participation. Much less of the sage on the stage. This means that traditional classroom boxes and a lack of common areas are significant limitations. Today, education requires interactive spaces that support a range of technological resources and the kind of group learning that was unheard of when the school was built. This is the way young people are educated everywhere, from business schools on down to kindergarten.” John’s long career in Canadian and international politics also gives him a strong sense of how 10


UTS is regarded internationally. Retaining the school’s status as a world leader is imperative to the campaign. “UTS students are competing against the best talent from all over the world,” he says. “All of our competitor jurisdictions – places like Beijing, San Francisco, London and Chicago – have facilities like this. There is no better investment than helping to provide the best physical environment for the best learners that our city, province and country can produce.” One of those learners is Taylor Shirtliff-Hinds ’17, who was a School Captain last year and is now attending Harvard. Taylor sees the campaign as a commitment to nurture one of the school’s distinctive features. “The strength of UTS is the people we have here. You realize how cohesive the entire community is. The students are super supportive, not just within the grade, but across all of the grades. The teachers are always there to help you. It’s incredible. It only makes sense to have a building that is just as awesome as the people.” Marianne Anderson P’ 17, who is co-chair of the campaign cabinet and a member of the board, agrees that the secret sauce of UTS is in the intersection of people and programs. “I think it is a combination of really interesting and engaged kids and exceptional faculty members who offer a remarkable breadth of programming,” she says. “I have met a lot of teachers over the years and they are fantastic. They set a high standard, yet they are really kind and engaged with the students. UTS establishes an environment where diverse interests are celebrated and fostered.” Japanese taiko drumming is one of those programs. Led by volunteer Anthony Lee ’86, the group has been in operation for nine years and recently won a Platinum Award at the Toronto Kiwanis Music Festival. His experience with current students solidified his view that a space can enhance learning and growth. “The setting goes beyond students and teachers,” he says. “It has an effect on the mindset. The facilities should reflect the new world.” The seismic shift that the new building will cause in the UTS learning landscape has been carefully planned. Priorities identified by alumni, parents, staff, and students helped define the elements of the new design. Interactions between students and teachers will be amplified by spaces like an indoor sky-lit atrium that connects all of the floors and sections of the

school. Contemporary modes of learning will be supported by flexible classrooms, leading-edge science and computer labs, and a modernized library and learning commons. In addition, programs will be enriched by extensive athletic and artistic spaces such as a double gym, a suite of music rooms, a 700-seat auditorium, and yoga, dance and visual art studios. The school will also retain its heritage façade, so that the history of 371 is never far from view. This commitment to celebrating the past while moving toward the future is applauded by alumni like Monica Biringer ’78. As a campaign co-chair and member of the first class of young women to come through the school, Monica has a strong sense of how history and progress align at UTS.

TOP TO BOTTOM: School Captains Owen Torrey and Taylor Shirtliff-Hinds address the annual dinner; Anthony Lee ’86 bangs the taiko drum with students; Coach Mitch Chuvalo with graduating members of the wrestling team at the Athletics Assembly.



LEFT: Olivia Anderson-Clarke '17 with her mother, campaign cabinet co-chair Marianne Anderson. RIGHT: Campaign co-chair Monica Biringer '78.

Class of 1986 (LEFT TO RIGHT): Judy Kramer, Lisa Valencia Svensson, Anthony Lee, Bev Wells, Lesia Waschuk, Antonella Vergati.



“I couldn’t be happier with where we’ve landed in the quest to rebuild UTS,” she says. “We’ve managed to get the best of the old and the new by renewing our affiliation with the university and staying at 371 Bloor Street. At the same time, we are able to build a school that makes us current with greatly increased physical space and state-of-the-art facilities.” Like many alumni, Monica sees the campaign as an opportunity to act on her deep connection to the school. “I do not exaggerate when I say that UTS changed my life’s course,” she says. “I had outstanding teachers who taught me how to be intellectually curious, and I made wonderful friends who I still see regularly. I am indebted to

the school and will always do what I can to see it prosper and secure its future. So agreeing to be a co-chair for the building campaign was an easy decision.” Monica’s sentiment is widely shared. Whenever John is thanked for contributing to UTS, he invariably says, “Anything for the school – I owe it so much.” Describing its lasting impact, Marianne points out that her daughter Olivia AndersonClarke ’17 “says the school is the best thing that ever happened in her life.” This spirit of gratitude is motivating people to step forward and pitch in. To cite just one example, Anthony Lee, the Class of 1986 rep, led his classmates in a major fundraising initiative. “For our 30th reunion, we wanted to see how much we could raise. About half of our class showed up. At this point, we are at about $130,000. We were the first alumni class to fully fund a classroom in the new building. It feels great. My friends and interests are the foundation that UTS gave me.” Summarizing the diverse perspectives that alumni, students and parents have on the revitalization, Chair of the UTS Board Jim Fleck C.C. ’49 P ’72 says, “I think we all understand that this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to give back. Through Building the Future, we can ensure that UTS continues to develop national and international leaders for generations to come.” n

…And now a word from some of our campaign co-chairs and regional alumni reps SANDY MCINTYRE ’71 CO-CHAIR



“The future is rooted in the past. My father and uncle went to a UTS that was essentially the same as the UTS I attended. As students, we were being trained for the past with a nod to the future. I am so proud of what the school has become: the students are being trained for the future. Now it is time for the building to evolve!”

“The UTS rebuild will provide future students with one critical element that has been missing from the school for many years: a beautiful new, technologicallyadvanced building specifically designed to help them learn, develop, and reach their academic potential.”

“We’re the University of Toronto Schools for a reason: we’ve been dedicated from the start to the ideals of excellence, education and nation-building that inspired a great university. By revitalizing this facility for an age of digital discovery and artificial intelligence, sustainable growth and space exploration, poverty elimination and global citizenship, the school is doubling down on its strengths, staying true to its roots, keeping it real and coming home.”





“The essence of UTS can be found in the interplay of three relationships: teacher and student, student and student, and student to society. These will continue to be essential. However, technology has not stood still. The pace of change demands that our building be updated for the future. Let’s help make UTS even better!”

“The breadth and richness of my UTS education is thanks to the diverse friends I made there from all over Toronto. I’m so glad UTS has found a way to maintain its home at the heart of the city and deepen the tradition of diversity and access for generations to come.”

“The way young people learn is undergoing a transformation with new innovations and tools at our disposal for both teaching and learning. For UTS to continue to be a model school, we need to upgrade our facilities so it will thrive in the future."

“While people remain the core of UTS, the space in which our young global leaders develop has to catch up with their incredible aspirations and talents. Let us all play a part!”



Future of Education


by Karen Sumner

There are some questions that are almost too big to ask – or answer. One of them might be “what is the future of education?” We live in a time of such rapid change that it is near impossible to accurately predict what the next few decades will bring. Additionally, the meaning of the question changes depending on whom you ask. A  government official? A software developer? A biomedical engineer? A teacher in this country or elsewhere?



But a few established and emerging themes can be identified. Some have arisen from global trends, others from the evolution of technology, and yet others from a growing demand for non-cognitive mental skills. What will the future of education bring? Below are a handful of themes shaping that answer today – and thoughts from some of our teachers and alumni about where we are headed.

Urbanization and Sustainability In 1950, 30% of the world’s population was urban. By 2050, that figure is expected to reach 66%. In addition, those who continue to live in rural areas will be increasingly dependent upon cities for social, economic and political resources. Students will face the pressures of a more urbanized world: highly diverse populations; increasingly unequal wealth distribution; outmoded or over-stressed social services; dwindling access to affordable housing; high demand for clean water; insufficient waste management systems; and high energy consumption – to name a few. Urbanization is not all bad news, but it and other environmental challenges place a demand on schools to educate for sustainability. For example, students working in the community rather than the classroom acquire direct experience with citizenship, problem solving and decision making. Schools must graduate informed and active citizens with the skills needed to address local and global challenges.


Maximum City provides an urban education that helps students transition from informed local citizens to active global stewards. “To teach the future when we can’t predict it,” explains Josh, “Maximum City builds problem solvers. The pedagogy is based on a process instead of a subject.” It’s challenging for schools to address the urban shift and the issues that come with it. UTS and Maximum City have partnered to offer projectbased summer learning modules to students from around the GTA on topics such as cities as systems, civic engagement and landscape architecture. Students are given rich problem-solving tasks and produce tangible outcomes. “In this way,” says Josh, “Maximum City is building leaders who will be able to solve the problems of tomorrow, in Canadian cities and urban centres around the world.”

ABOVE: Eleanor Rae ’02 of Maximum City at the head of the class. BELOW: Josh Fullan, UTS Outreach Coordinator, French teacher and founder and director of Maximum City.


Eleanor agrees that students will face concerns directly related to urbanization, such as mobility, climate change and demographic shifts. “Dealing with these challenges will require education to be more collaborative,” says Eleanor, “which is what Maximum City focuses on. Students are encouraged to be the creators of their own education, which is a marked shift from the past.” That emphasis on creativity and collaboration prepares students for the fact that while change is inevitable, specific changes are difficult to predict. As engaged participants who learn how to shape outcomes, students are better prepared to face THE UTS ALUMNI MAGAZINE


the issues that come from living and working together on a much larger scale. “They have to be agents of change who help to create that future,” says Eleanor.

Advances in Technology Driverless cars are here. So are 3-D printed bones, gene replacement therapy, and supercomputers collecting real-time data to make on-the-fly infrastructure decisions. In what has been called the Fourth Industrial Revolution, new technologies are blurring the boundaries between physical, digital and biological worlds – and changing the way we live, work and teach our students. Education is undergoing a transformation so that graduates will prosper in a world of lightning-speed technological change. Cloud computing already grants students around-the-clock access to learning resources and real-time opportunities to collaborate with others, even across continents. Many schools have already introduced biometric devices, such as fingerprint scanners for keeping attendance and eye-tracking software that delivers content based on where students direct their attention. TOP TO BOTTOM: Jeff Graham ’76, Jennifer Howell and Adam Gregson.




DeckChair Learning delivers lab-tested online technology to help educators create adaptive, performance-based environments customized to each student’s personal progress. This helps students learn at their own pace. “The future of online learning is centred on the idea that if Google can use ad placement algorithms to maximize the advertisers’ revenue, we can use similar technologies to personalize content and maximize learners’ achievement gains,” explains Jeff, who works with alumnus Alan Sura ’76 on DeckChair, which also collaborates with science teacher Jennifer Howell. Neural networks – computer systems modelled on the human brain and nervous system – are improving at an astronomical rate. This allows for a tailored curriculum design that reduces demands on teachers while also benefitting students. “Most curricula aim for the middle of student

achievement. Online technologies are capable of recognizing ‘desirable difficulty’ levels, continually refining content and optimizing learning.” ADAM GREGSON, TEACHER OF MATH AND COMPUTER STUDIES

The future will see artificial intelligence learning systems in the classroom. It’s hard to know exactly what technology will stick, but there are artificial intelligence education features that will be able to synthesize and produce curricula, personalize learning for students, and help to teach classes. In addition, virtual reality will become cheaper and more powerful. “It will likely become a vital tool in the classroom for teaching science – think about dissections, chemical mixtures or experiences too dangerous for real life, like entering volcanoes to see how they work,” says Adam. Language learning is another rich area: “Students could transport to Tokyo to speak with a ‘local.’” Depending on the subject, a virtual reality environment could take the place of a traditional classroom. What else should the future bring? “Computer Studies will have to become a mandatory subject if Canada wants to compete internationally.”

Non-Cognitive Mental Skills Preparing students for a world and workplace characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity means placing a heightened emphasis on teaching mental and social skills like critical thinking, creativity and the ability to collaborate on teams. These non-cognitive skills are acquired through learning processes and social interactions rather than reasoning. With a limited ability to predict what the future will bring, there is growing demand for a rich blend of intellectual, interpersonal and emotional skills. ANAND MAHADEVAN, HEAD OF ACADEMICS

Touching on issues of urbanization and technology, Anand says that the future will be determined by open-mindedness and empathy.

“Learning experiences should be immersive and emphasize that there is not just one correct answer,” he explains. “Students need to know that it’s okay to make mistakes and learn to challenge their own assumptions.” When teachers illustrate that there are many sides to a story and several routes to solving problems, students acquire valuable mental skills such as perspective shifting and adaptability. These qualities will be increasingly relevant in urban centres like Toronto. “One big challenge will be how schools react to ‘in your face’ diversity,” explains Anand. “Our soft approach to multiculturalism will become a thing of the past, so we are educating students to contribute to a future society whose rules have not yet been written.” DR. PERICLES LEWIS ’86, VICE PRESIDENT FOR GLOBAL STRATEGY, YALE UNIVERSITY

As jobs get more complex, there is a need for a broader scope of education that includes developing a student’s curiosity, mental flexibility and yearning for knowledge. “Making learning less about homework and tests and more about inspiring students to think critically is essential for an increasingly interconnected and globalized world,” says Pericles. “The future of education at UTS,” he continues, “should be linked to the future of U of T. Students have access to intellectual resources and facilities that are not available to many others of their age. In addition, they need the kind of life and thinking

skills that can be acquired through programs such as the Model United Nations.” MARC BRIMS, TEACHER OF HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY AND WORLD ISSUES

“The future is uncertain,” says Marc, “and as such, our preparedness for the future is uncertain. Teachers need to help students apply skills such as resilience, adaptability, creativity and critical analysis.” How best to develop and practice these mental attributes? “The more students are engaged in their learning – for example, in issues of sustainability, equity and migration – the better their skill development. We can best foster student engagement through place-based, experiential learning.” Taking action rather than just having discussions is needed to prepare students for a future that’s hard to grasp. “Have students join NGOs as active participants,” Marc suggests. “Learning experiences need to be grounded in practice, not just theory” We can also look to the past to teach the future. “Understanding the history of Indigenous peoples offers valuable lessons in how to go forward.”

TOP: Anand Mahadevan, Head of Academics at UTS, gets a closer look with students. BOTTOM: Dr. Pericles Lewis, vice president for global strategy, Yale University. BOTTOM LEFT: UTS History, Geography and World Issues teacher Marc Brims engages students.


Despite the rapid changes in demography and technology that are placing real demands on educators, a case could be made that the future of education will depend more on values and attitudes than populations and devices. As many of our teachers and alumni have suggested, mental flexibility and openness to change are vital adaptive qualities in an uncertain world. Teaching students how to envision new possibilities and engage with multiplicity may be the best preparation for a world they can’t yet see. n THE UTS ALUMNI MAGAZINE



Notes on the milestones and achievements in the lives of our alumni. There are plenty of ways to stay in touch! @utschools @utschools / @rosemary_evans @utschools

In June 2017, Harold Atwood ’55 was elected and installed as the second Principal of Senior College at the University of Toronto, succeeding Peter Russell ’51 , who was the founding Principal in 2009. The mission of Senior College is to support the continuing scholarly, professional and creative activities of retired professors, and it has become a model for similar organizations in Canada and elsewhere.

Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada and Bob Lord ’58

In June 2017, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, presented Bob Lord ’58 with the YMCA’s most prestigious award: The Fellowship of Honour. A lifelong volunteer, Bob served as Chairman of the Board of Directors at the YMCA of Edmonton as well as the YMCA of Greater Toronto. Twisted Traffick is the second novel in the Twisted trilogy penned by Geza Tatrallyay ’67. Released in October 2017 by Black Opal Books, this international crime thriller takes the protagonists from Twisted Reasons (pictured) on a wild ride through Vienna, parts of Eastern Europe, and the former USSR as they investigate a

kidnapping by nuclear-material-stealing human traffickers. Geza has also written Twisted Fates, slated for publication next year, thus completing the series. As well, his collection of poems entitled Sighs and Murmurs (P.R.A. Publishing) will come out in November. Melville: A Novel is the second Jean Giono translation by Paul Eprile ’72 . It was released in September 2017 by New York Review Books. The book is described as part biography, part philosophical rumination, part romance and part unfettered fantasy. Paul’s expressive translation once again brings Giono’s novel to a wider audience.

// Adding to an already altruistic alumni attitude, Timothy Birnie ’77 celebrated the 50th anniversary of his eponymous firm by presenting a large sum of money to a Toronto hospital in April 2017. The funds, which were raised through silent auction, will go toward helping treat children with mild to severe burns. // Sandy McIntyre ’71 is the executive vice chairman and director of Sentry Investments, a firm that celebrated Canada’s sesquicentennial by donating $150,000 and 150 volunteer hours to Believe to Achieve. In May 2017, Sentry also delivered 20 laptops to the North York-based nonprofit organization, which helps at-risk youth through after school mentorship and personal development programs.



Alumni News

// Arguably all of our alumni have an interesting story to tell, but how many of them are worthy of sharing screen time with Al Pacino and Melanie Griffith? Jay Bahadur ’02 co-wrote the screenplay for Dabka, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2017. Based on Jay’s incredible true story, the film follows our UTS alumnus through Somalia, where pirates have just taken control of a Ukrainian arms shipment. Did we mention that, at the time, Jay had absolutely no experience as a journalist? Follow Jay on his haphazardly planned 2009 adventure and watch it turn into a story of integrity, friendship and fortitude. Photo still from Dabka: Evan Peters as Jay Bahadur, about to meet former lobster fisherman Abshir Boyah for the first time

In April 2017, Karen Von Hahn ’78 released What Remains: Object Lessons in Love and Loss (House of Anansi Press), a memoir of Karen’s mother, Susan Young. Each chapter focuses on a different nostalgic object. Ranging from satin sofas to cigarettes, the often glamourous items paint a grand picture of a larger-than-life character. The memoir begins with a symbolic simplicity, using the last word Karen heard from her mother: “pearls.” The Burning Girl (WW Norton) is the latest novel by bestselling author Claire Messud ’83. Released in August 2017, this coming-ofage tale weaves together the stories of Julia and Cassie, former best friends. Narrated by Julia, this modern fable is an intricate look at how we view youth, friendship, and the battle between childhood imagination and the reality of adulthood. Claire presented the novel at a reading in the Toronto Public Library Reading Series in October 2017.

Lisa K. Valencia-Svennson ’86 won the

In April 2017,

Canadian Hillman Prize for Journalism at a ceremony held in Toronto in March 2017 for her film Migrant Dreams. She was also honoured by the Hillman Foundation for the same film at a ceremony in May. Tackling the issue of exploited foreign workers in Canada, her film debuted at Hot Docs in May 2016 and was broadcast on TVO in September the same year. The Sidney Hillman Foundation honours investigative journalists who are dedicated to serving the common good. Migrant Dreams also won the CWA Canada/CAJ Award for Labour Reporting.

Jennifer Morawetz ’00

In collaboration with University of Waterloo architecture professors, independent arts producer Sascha Hastings ’87 designed, produced and presented a Holocaust-related exhibit at the ROM called The Evidence Room in June 2017. Also included at the 2016 Biennale di Venezia, the exhibit is a chilling reminder of the Nazi death camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau, containing lifesized replicas of the architecture employed by the Third Reich. Sascha also co-wrote the accompanying book of the same title.

and current UTS staff member Simon Cheng

welcomed their daughter Delaney into the world. Along with her brother Raphael and sister Samira, Delaney joins the ever growing UTS family! Luke Stark ’02 married Chris Koottatep at the Church of St. Andrew by-theLake on Toronto Island on July 15, 2017. Guests came from all over the world to celebrate and included retired UTS teachers Scott Baker (far left) and Carole Bernicchia-Freeman (centre) and UTS alumnus Blair Mascall ’69 (far right). Other UTSers in attendance (but not pictured) were, from the Class

Kai Chan ’93 has been selected as a new member of the Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. The official induction will take place in November 2017.

Elizabeth Wollard

In June 2017, Dr. John Robson ’78 received his sandan (third level) from Douvris Martial Arts in Ottawa. He continues to work on his documentary The Environment: A True Story.



Alumni News

// In late October 2016, Jacob Jackson ’15 (pictured, far right) and his team Royal Blue from the University of Waterloo conquered the competition at the ACM ECNA Regional Programming Contest held at the University of Windsor, coming first overall. Royal Blue went on to represent Waterloo, and Canada, at the ACM ICPC World Finals in May 2017, where it was the regional champion for North America, finishing 13th out of over 100 teams!

of 2002: Albert Choi, Simon Frank, Nicholas Herman, Stephen Kwong, John Mackay, Bronwen Masemann, Rosemary Masemann, and Mila Smithies. Joining them were Aldous Cheung ’03 and Andy Lin ’03, as well as Luke’s brother Nicholas Stark ’09 and father Frank M. Stark ’62 . Lauren Sham ’06 and Justin Besant ’06 were married in May 2017. It was

a veritable UTS reunion with several alumni in attendance, including best man Jamie Besant ’08 and groomsmen Ashu Jain ’06 and Andrew Fox ’06. Other Class of 2006 alumni present were Peter Georgas, Frank Grek, Ricky Jrearz, Justin Lau, Kalvin Lung, Victoria Pang, Aaron Schwebel and Christina Shum. Janet Xi ’08 and future alum Curtis Yeung ’23 also attended.



Hosted by former music teacher Judy Kay (pictured above), the evening will hit all the adjectives from dilly to hep, from groovy to funky, and right on up to trill. Judy will be reading from a script by Jake Fowell '63 that will take the audience on a musical journey through UTS and world history.

MUSIC THROUGH THE DECADES The sounds of music from 1910 through to the present day can be heard at our Decades Concert on November 3.

Jenn and Dave Stark Photography

Last winter and spring, retired teacher Catherine Hannon directed The Drawer Boy by Michael Healey P’09 for the Courtenay Little Theatre. It ran for six performances in April 2017 at The Sid Williams Theatre and was then

entered in the Theatre BC North Island Zone Festival. The play won North Island Zone awards for best production, director, male actor and set design. As a result, The Drawer Boy competed at the provincial level in Vernon, BC in June. Out of over 40 entries, Catherine’s production of The Drawer Boy won best production, best director, best male actor, best youth actor, best set design, and best poster and brochure design (poster pictured below).

Performances include the York Jazz Ensemble (pictured above) with vocalist Ailsa McCreary ’92 . Proceeds from the event will support the Building the Future campaign (see alumni calendar for more details). Also available at our Decades Concert is I Remember, a musical project that brings UTS alumni, teachers and students together in harmony. The collection, to be released November 3, is on the Cambria Master Recordings label and will be distributed worldwide by Naxos (CDs, downloads and streaming).

Alumni News

Cole Jackes ’14, Daniel Lovsted ’14, and Bill Jia ’15, along with coaches Larry Rice (2001-2002 team) and Fraser Simpson (2002-2003, 2011-

2012, 2012‑2013 teams).


HALL OF FAME Which school has won more Reach for the Top championships than any other? The quizmasters from UTS! Our Reach for the Top team is the only team to have won four national championships. It also holds the distinction of being the only team to have won back-to-back championships twice. This year, the UTS Hall of Fame will induct the students and coaches who earned those national championships – the teams of 2001‑2002, 2002-2003, 2011‑2012 and 2012-2013. Please join us in congratulating: John Mackay ’02 , Bronwen Masemann ’02 , Rosemary Masemann ’02 , Evan Roberts ’02 , Luke Stark ’02 , Julian Tam ’02 , Jean Wan ’02 , Laura Davis ’03, Marc Lizoain ’03, Bikram Sidhu ’03, Jacob Baskin ’04, Graham Beattie ’04, Evan Dorey ’04, Jordan Katz ’04, Filip Geaman ’12 , Jenny Mao ’12 , Rein Otsason ’12 , Daniel Redelmeier ’12 , Thomas Broadley ’13, Leslie Ying ’13,

Stay warm and look HOT this season with our UTS branded toques and scarves!

UTS is honoured to announce Bruce MacLean and Jim Fleck, C.C. ‘49, P ‘72 as the recipients of this year’s H.J. Crawford Award. Bruce “Nails” MacLean has been an institution at UTS for decades as a teacher, coach and UTS supporter. Even at 106 years old, Bruce thinks about UTS and building its future. Upon retiring from UTS, he maintained his interest in the school, including becoming a significant donor and attending annual alumni events. In 2000, Bruce established the Wilma and Bruce MacLean Bursary Fund to support qualifying students. The respect he commands from those he taught and coached is best summed up by the generosity of their donations in his name, which vaulted him into “Founder” status. Bruce is highly esteemed in the world of mathematics, having been involved in the creation of 28 high school textbooks that, at one point, were being used in every province of Canada. Outside of UTS, Bruce has supported Evangel Hall Mission since his teen years. For the past five years, he has used his birthday party to provide dinner for the mission's clientele. As Chair of the UTS Board, Chair of the Project Steering Committee,

Jim Fleck and Bruce MacLean

and Chair of the Building the Future campaign, Jim has been an indefatigable supporter of the school and its place as Ontario’s model for excellence in education. As one of the engineers of the Affiliation Agreement between UTS and U of T, Jim is securing the future of UTS. Jim’s accomplishments are too numerous to fully encapsulate. As an entrepreneur, he was Chairman and CEO of Fleck Manufacturing Inc., which he founded in 1954. As an educator, he has taught at York University, Keio Business School in Tokyo, INSEAD, the Rotman School of Management, and the Harvard Business School. As a civil servant, Jim has served the Ontario Government as Chief Executive Officer in the Office of the Premier, Secretary of the Cabinet, and Deputy Minister of Industry and Tourism. He was a founding director


Show your spirit and order your winter gear online right now at



Alumni News

of the Public Policy Forum, was active in the Niagara Institute and Chairman of BCNI’s Steering Committee on Constitutional Reform, and was a Director of the Institute for Research on Public Policy. As a philanthropist, Jim is one of Canada’s most active volunteers. For more than 35 years, he has donated his time, expertise and financial support to a wide variety of organizations such as the Art Gallery of Ontario Foundation, Harbourfront Foundation, Tennis Canada, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, and the Canadian Museum of History, to name just a few. This support has resulted in many honours, including the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal of Distinction in Public Administration, Ontario’s highest honour for public service. Additionally, Jim was promoted to Companion of the Order of Canada for his demonstrated service to the nation, particularly his strategic leadership in Canada’s art and culture sector. Please join us at the Annual Alumni Dinner to celebrate the presentation of this prestigious award and for the induction of the 2017 Hall of Fame honorees. For tickets, call 416-978-3919 or go to

THE HEARTWOOD AWARD The Heartwood Award for Volunteer Service celebrates members of the UTS community who have contributed to the betterment of the school through their outstanding volunteer actions. The 2017 recipients were: Bernie McGarva ’72, P ’03

Bernie has over 40 years of experience with the UTS Alumni Association, which includes leading the association as president. Bernie also served on the UTS Board of Directors. A consistent supporter of the school, Bernie attends countless UTS and UTSAA events. 22


Don McMaster ’62 As

a Year Rep for the Class of 1962, Don was instrumental in establishing the Class of 1962 Bursary to celebrate their 50th anniversary. With his leadership, the class raised over $315,000 to provide financial assistance to UTS students. Nasir Noormohamed P ’09, ’10, ’14

Nasir’s involvement as a parent of three alumni is noteworthy. He was Chair of UTSPA, a UTS Board Director, and the inaugural Chair of the Advancement Committee. Nasir’s leadership on the Building the Future campaign will help solidify a future for UTS. 

In May, Anthony Lee ’86 led alumni and parents in a taiko workshop. Over its course, the group learned taiko history, practiced proper stance and grips, and put together a thunderous piece on the drums.

Susan Opler ’79, P ’14

Susy’s commitment to UTS has spanned decades. Her leadership on the 25th anniversary of co-education at UTS included the establishment of a bursary in celebration of co-education. Susy has served on the Boards of UTSAA and UTS. Aija Zommers

As UTS Speech and Debate Head Coach, Aija provides experience, knowledge and insightful coaching. Through her tireless efforts, UTS is recognized as a national and global champion in speech and debate.

May was a busy month for alumni returning to their old stomping grounds to deliver messages to our prospective alumni! Bob Tweedy ’60 spoke to over 40 students about entrepreneurship on May 4. Computer Science students got the chance to chat with Steven Engels ’94 and David Liu ’07, both of whom also met with visiting teachers from Saudi Arabia on May 9. One week later, on May 16, Dr. David Kreindler ’84 addressed students on mental health. Simu Liu ’07 of CBC’s Kim’s

ALUMNI EVENTS At the UTSPA Alumni Panel Discussion on April 19, Don Ainslie ’84, Michael Gans ’87, Julie Mak ’91 , Heather Keachie ’01, and Chris Kim ’02 addressed UTS students and parents on the pros and cons of pursuing postsecondary education in Canada and abroad. John Duffy ’81 moderated the discussion.

Interested in joining the Branching Out program and mentoring senior UTS students? Contact Rebecca Harrison for more details:

Alumni News

LEFT TO RIGHT: computer science students with Saudi visitors; Simu Liu ’07 with students.

Convenience made a guest appearance at an assembly to help students promote a house event. And to close out the month, Jacob Tsimerman ’06 gave a speech to the Senior Math Club entitled “Untying knots: making sure your shoes don’t come undone!” on May 24. More than 35 alumni birdied and bogeyed through the bunkers and the back nine in June at the UTSAA Annual Golf Tournament, held at St. Andrew’s Valley Golf Club. Our players ended their day by retiring to the clubhouse for dinner and the awards ceremony. This year’s award winners: Hargraft Trophy for Low Gross – Fraser Wilson ’63; UTSAA President’s Trophy – Tim Sellers ’78; Past President’s Trophy – Alan Morson ’53; Don Borthwick Legends Trophy – Al Morson ’53; Spirit of ’78 – Audrey Marton ’78; D.R. Jolley Memorial Trophy – Dale Taylor, Paul Mills, Paul Wilson, Bob Tweedy, Bob Jacob, and Alf Davis (Class of 1960, pictured L-R, see next page); Don Kerr Trophy for Most Honest Golfer – Robert Wright ’41.

ALUMNI REUNIONS The Class of 1957 met for a reunion lunch at The Old Mill in June. Celebrating 60 years since their UTS graduation, they were joined by Principal Rosemary Evans and Executive Director, Advancement Martha Drake. Following their meal, Steve Otto ’57 led his classmates on a guided tour of Fort York.


UTS Decades Concert A melodic tour through the life of UTS. Explore UTS and world history through the music from 1910 to today. Featuring Jake Fowell ‘63, Ailsa McCreary ‘92, and the York Jazz Ensemble, with performances by UTS students. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9

Remembrance Day Service 10:15 a.m. Reception; 10:45 a.m. Alumni and alumni veterans are invited to join students and staff for the Remembrance Day service. Luncheon afterwards hosted by Principal Rosemary Evans. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

UTS Alumni Trivia Night Alumni teams will compete in an evening of challenging trivia. Event proceeds will support the UTS Reach for the Top team. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8

Alumni Pub Night Share the holiday spirit with your UTS friends at our alumni pub night. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15

Holiday Concert A holiday tradition of student musical performances. Café Blanc 5:00 p.m.; Concert 6:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24

Board Game Night Beat the January blahs with some socializing and friendly competition at our alumni board game night!

To RSVP to any of these events, go to or contact: For further information, call: 416-978-3919



Alumni News

CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: Class of 1960 with golf award; class of 1957; class of 1992; Washington branch event.

Alumni from the Class of 1992 celebrated the 25th anniversary of their graduation at the Bedford Academy pub in Toronto in August. Class members came from as far away as California and Croatia to celebrate, and everyone enjoyed the casual atmosphere. More reunion events are planned around the Alumni Dinner in October. Our alumni from around Washington DC gathered for a branch event at the Old Glory BBQ. Our beltway alumni in attendance included Donald Clarke ’73, Christopher Burton ’90, Justin Tan ’93, Viktor Pregel ’94, Ilya Shapiro ’95, Alexander Slater ’95, Eric Tang ’98 , Andrew Ng ’03, Kate Fung ’10, and Salvador Hutira ’12 . Head of admissions Nandita Bajaj and teachers Mike Farley and Maureen McCarthy also joined the party.


PETER GEORGE, C.M. 1941-2017 Peter George ’58

lived bravely and beautifully, packing as much joy, fun, and memories into his last six months 24


as was humanly possible. He has left us all an incredible legacy of love and accomplishment. Peter was a fourth generation Toronto Islander where his grandparents were the lighthouse keepers. He attended a threeroom schoolhouse on the Island, went to high school at UTS and completed his degrees at the University of Toronto. It was at McMaster University, however, that he really made his mark. He joined the faculty in 1965, was awarded an honorary degree in 2005, and retired as President Emeritus in 2010. His 15 years as McMaster President were marked by a campus building boom; he was fond of joking about having an “edifice complex.” Peter oversaw the opening and early stages of the development of McMaster Innovation Park and was instrumental in building the McMaster University Student Centre, fulfilling a promise that had dated back generations. His visionary leadership and personal touch raised McMaster to new heights , as it expanded in size, budget, buildings, athletics, programs, innovation, fundraising and world ranking. Peter was essential in proving the economic value of the traditional Indigenous way of life and was called to testify for the James Bay Cree during

their successful case against Hydro Ontario over sovereignty of their lands. As Dean of Social Sciences, he was instrumental in starting innovative programs in Women’s Studies, Labour Studies, and Indigenous Studies. He was President of the Council of Ontario Universities from 1990 to 1995, building it into a strong advocacy group for higher education in the province. Peter was a stalwart supporter of UTS and served on the Honorary Cabinet of the Building the Future campaign. Among his many honours, Peter was made a Member of the Order of Canada in 1999, a Member of the Order of Ontario in 2007, and received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012. In his final lecture, delivered before his retirement, Peter said, “I gave my life to education because there is nothing better than bearing witness to the opening of the human mind and spirit.” JOSEPH BENJAMIN MCARTHUR 1928-2017 When Joseph McArthur ’46 passed away peacefully on May 10, 2017, shortly before his

Alumni News

89th birthday, UTS lost a loyal and steadfast supporter. Joe served on the Board of Directors of the UTS Alumni Association from 1995 until 2001. Since 2003, he had been a very effective Year Rep for the Class of 1946, organizing his fellow classmates for reunions and fundraising projects for his beloved UTS. Over the years, Joe tracked down many of his classmates who had left Toronto and re-established worthwhile contact with them. Joe also initiated frequent visits and dinners with many aging classmates here in Toronto. He was a model citizen. After five eventful high school years at UTS, Joe attended the University of Toronto (Victoria College), where he earned his BA. Following graduation in 1950, Joe joined Moore Corporation as a mail boy then rose through the ranks in the financial side of Moore, gaining a CA degree along the way. In 1970, Moore moved Joe and his young family to Lafayette, California into a senior financial role there, then on to Chicago for three years before bringing him back to Toronto in 1981 as General Manager of Moore’s Canadian operations. He gained further responsibilities and retired in 1998 in Toronto as Vice-Chairman and CFO of Moore Corporation worldwide. Always a sportsman, Joe was a good golfer, an accomplished skier and a strong swimmer. He was also a good father, helping his children with sports; for many years, he was a local recreation league soccer coach. In his sixties, he played platform tennis regularly with a group of old friends. He persisted with golf into 2017. Joe is survived by his loving wife Connie. He was predeceased by his beloved first wife, Margery Jane Armstrong, in 2000. Joe leaves his children Lynn, Hal, and Ted (Ethel); step-children Jennifer Lee (Anthony) and Christopher Tyler (Allison); and 14 grandchildren. Joe made friends wherever he went, was always a presence larger than life, was never without an opinion and always ready for a laugh. A wonderful man with

a “let’s do it” outlook on life, he was admired and is sadly missed by all those lucky enough to have known him. – Rob Dowsett ’46 MICHAEL SHOEMAKER, QC 1933-2017 Michael Shoemaker ’52 died on June 16

in Victoria, BC at the age of 83. His intellect and well-roundedness were recognized by his classmates as he won the Nesbitt Gold Medal and was chosen Class Valedictorian in 1952. In his final year at Trinity College, 5T6, he was President of the Students’ Administrative Council (SAC) and in 1959 graduated with an LLB from the U of T Law School. Later, in 1995, he earned an LLM from the University of Ottawa Law School. Ottawa was home for nearly four decades, where Mike forged an illustrious career in the public service. He served as an Assistant Secretary to Cabinet, Executive Director of the CRTC, and Senior Assistant Deputy Solicitor General. He retired in 1994 as RCMP Deputy Commissioner. His career in public service earned him a federal QC,

the Public Service Award of Excellence from the Governor General, and the Queen Elizabeth Golden Jubilee Medal. Mike and Brenda, his beloved wife of 50 years, raised three sons and two daughters, all of whom married, live variously in Australia and Beijing, and have blessed them with 13 grandchildren. Mike and Brenda moved to North Saanich, BC in 1995 where he enjoyed routine pleasures including grocery shopping, cutting firewood, afterdinner card games with his children and grandchildren, the Montreal Expos, and the Toronto Raptors games on his PVR. A celebration of Mike`s life was held on July 15 in Ottawa. We have lost an accomplished classmate, a devoted family man, and a well-recognized public servant. - Gerald Crawford ’52

What will you do? To designate UTS in your will or as a designation for memorial gifts, please contact Martha Drake, Executive Director, Advancement. 416-946-0097




I would like to express my gratitude to the 1,041 alumni, parents, grandparents, staff, students and friends who showed their support for UTS students, and the school’s greatest needs, by collectively donating a remarkable $8.4 million this past year. This report celebrates this year’s donors, as well as Arbor Society members who have committed to supporting future generations with a bequest intention. Your generosity is inspiring and appreciated by the entire UTS community. Thank you! – Rosemary Evans, Principal


Our thanks to the members of the UTS community who contributed $1,910 or more. This recognition honours and celebrates both the year the school was founded and these generous donors. Steven ’77 & Gita Alizadeh P ’15, ’17, ’20, ’22

James C.C. ’49 & Margaret Fleck P ’72

Monica Lavers ’98

Wen Tang Pan & Jenny Gao P ’19

Anthony M. Lee ’86

Mark & Peri Peters P ’16, ’19

David Allan ’78

Johnny Lee ’86

Julian Porter ’55, P ’84

Paul L. Barnicke ’71

Anne Fleming 1985 & Michael Piaskoski P’17

David Potter ’86

Gordon M. Barratt ’49

David M. Flint ’56

Gordon E. Legge ’67

C. Derek S. Bate ’44, P ’71, ’73, ’75

Kevin Fong & Annie Li P ’17

Nicholas R. Leyhane ’86

Stephen Raymond & Natasha Vandenhoven P ’16, ’19

Kristina Bates 1988 & Harris Davidson, P ’22

Norman D. ’48 & Mary Fox, P ’75

TELUS Community Affairs John D. Liphardt ’56

William Redrupp ’54

Ward T. Beattie ’70

David ’62 & Judy Galloway

Jun Liu & Jing Wang P ’19

Michaele M. Robertson and Barry Wansbrough

Robert & Marcia Franklin P ’21

Monica Biringer ’78

Neil & Natasha Glossop P ’18

Richard J. G. Boxer ’67

Peter ’56 & Shelagh Godsoe

Tad Brown & Angela Simo Brown P ’17

Jessica R. Goldberg ’90

Christopher Burton ’90

Government of Ontario

Peter L. Buzzi ’77

Barry F. Graham 1959, P ’89, ’92

John ’51 & Margaret Catto, P’ 82

Vanessa Grant ’80

Noah Charney ’95

H. Donald Guthrie ’46

Sandra Chong ’91

H. Donald Gutteridge & M. Anne Millar

Christopher & Claire Govan P ’18

Mark Livschitz ’08 Robert E. Lord ’58 Stephens B. Lowden ’56 Antony T. F. Lundy ’79 W. Bruce MacLean Michael J. McCartney ’84 & Melissa Chamberlain James C. ’56 & Helen McCartney, P ’84

Kenneth Rotenberg ’40 Richard Rudoph-Neiburg and Jessica Rudolph, P ’19 Reza Satchu & Marion Annau P ’21 Robert E. Saunders ’53 William J. Saunderson ’52 Arthur R. Scace ’56 The Family of Christina Shao ’21

Sandy McIntyre ’71

John N. Shaw ’50 David G. Stinson ’70

Tong Hahn & D. Smith P ’16

The Family of the Late Kenneth D. McRae ’42

Kenneth Culver ’53

Estate of Sylvia Hamilton

Daniel & Ingrid Mida P ’13

The Late George H. Stowe ’48

Robert G. Darling ’57

Bruce Miller ’67

Tibor A. Szandtner ’59

Douglas A. C. Davis P ’58

Katherine Hammond 1987 & Richard Nathanson 1987, P ’20

Andras Z. Szandtner ’62

Robert C. Dowsett ’46

Diana Hennessy

Laura Money ’81 & Marcus Macrae, P ’22

Martha Drake

Eugene H. Ho ’88

Jason K. Tam ’95

The Duffy Family

Brig-Gen. Barry A. Howard ’47

Estate of William R. Hammond Montgomery

David Earthy & Urve Earthy P ’99

John & Michelle Hull P ’16

Ernst & Young

William T. Hunter ’55

Rosemary Evans

Richard Ingram ’61

Peter A. Ewens ’79

Scott & Amy Jackson P ’20

Myran Faust & Julianna Ahn P ’18, ’21

The Jha Family

Fraser C.M. ’46 & the Late Margot Fell, P ’73

Carrie Ku (Fung) ’85

Marianne Anderson & Andrew Clarke P ’17

George A. Fierheller, C.M. ’51



John R.V. Kelk ’63 Fergus Kyle ’48 J. David ’70 & Sally Lang, P ’99

William W. Stinson ’51

Richard D. Tafel ’49

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Dr. Jason K. Tam Dentistry Professional Corporation Markham Centre Orthodontics

Roger Mullin ’65

Zhenyong Li & Jiaping Zhu P ’18

Newton Foundation

Stanley & Marcy Tepner P ’17

Steve O’Neil & Colette Leger P ’15, ’18

Wayne D. Thornbrough ’62

Mark Opashinov ’88 Stephen A. Otto ’57 Lillian & Leroy Page Foundation J. Robert Pampe ’63

Allan G. Toguri ’62 Tanya Lee & John Torrey P ’17 David Torrey Gregory G. Turnbull ’73 UTS Alumni Association

Annual Donor Report UTS Parents’ Association

Sanjai & Sulia Vohra P ’21

Douglas R. Wilson ’53

Chris Van Loan & Jessica Monk P ’20

Robert S. Weiss ’62

Bruce Wilson ’53

Gordon Wong & Nicoletta Bonafede

The Henry White Kinnear Foundation

David H. Wishart ’46

David L. Wright ’89

Michael & Muriel Wissell P ’14

Takahiro & Tomoko Yamanaka P ’18

Mark van Zanden and Rachel Talbot P ’21

John Wilkinson ’78

Anonymous (5)


Our thanks to the members of the UTS community who contributed between $1,000 and $1,909. Riichiro Akazaki & Amanda Kreidie-Akazaki P ’17, ’20

The Late Peter J. George ’58

Peter MacEwen ’65

Arthur R. Scace, C.M. ’56

Tom MacMillan ’67

John Bark ’47

The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada

Howard Schneider & Aliye KeskinSchneider P ’09 & ’13

David K. Bernhardt ’54

John M. Goodings ’54

Thomas Magyarody & Christa Jeney P ’04, ’06

D. Peter Best ’67

David J. Graham ’76

Julie Mak ’91

Timothy Sellers ’78

William R. C. Blundell, O.C. ’45

Margaret S. Graham ’89

Manulife Financial

Ilya Shapiro ’95

H. Donald Borthwick ’54

David S. Grant ’72

Jeffrey W. Singer ’76

John A. Bowden P ’79

James H. Grout ’74

Suzanne Martin & Michael Martin P ’11, ’15

Dory S. Boyer ’91

Zulfikar Hirji & Ruba Kana’an P ’20

Mark May ’62

Daniel & Irina Brinza P ’18

Eugene Ho ’88

Graham L. Mayeda ’92

John A. ’59 & Madelyn Sloane, P ’86

Michael Broadhurst ’88 & Victoria Shen ’93

Michol Hoffman ’88

Dena McCallum ’82

Peter F. Stanley ’56

Peter C.C. & Frances Hogg P ’88

K. Stewart McCormick ’55

Nancy Steinhauer P ’21

Winsome S. Brown ’90

David J. Holdsworth ’61

John M. McCulloch ’67

Sheldon Szeto & Flora Chen P ’21

Peter L. Buzzi ’77

Victor Holysh ’76

Bernard McGarva ’72, P ’03

William H. Taylor ’55

Peter M. Celliers ’76

Liang Hong ’02

Donald McMaster ’62

Bryce Taylor ’62

Dorian Challoner ’65

Robert R. Hudgins ’55

Ian M. Thompson ’59

Paul & Loretta Chan P ’98

Alvin C. Iu ’73

Constantine (Kosta) Michalopoulos ’84

Felicia Y. Chiu ’96

Robert ’60 &. Lynn Jacob, P ’88

Kit Moore ’58

Kenneth & Patti Thorlakson P ’18

Fan Chu & Jennifer Duan P ’17

Emma Jenkin ’03

Gary Morris & Vivian Metz P ’17

Rongqing Tian & Baomei Shi P ’18

James S. Coatsworth ’69

Martin Jerry ’55

William J. Corcoran ’51

Nasir Jetha & Samira Gillani P ’18

Nina Coutinho ’04 & Darnel Leader ’04

Jason D. Jones ’91

David G. Crookston ’76

C. Stuart Kent ’79

Michael Schwartz ’61

Stephanie J. Siu ’05

John W. Thomson ’48

Anthony Morrison ’55

Jack Tu & Feng Qiu P ’21

Alan E. Morson P ’79

Timothy Turnbull ’74

Andrew Munn ’80

Robert J. Tweedy ’60

Benjamin Na & Donna Lee P ’22

Antonella Vergati ’86

Peter G. Neilson ’71

D. Grant Vingoe ’76

Maxwell C. Norman ’13

Makeda Daley

Young-June Kim & Yoonjung Kang P ’17

Todd & Jennifer Davidson P ’17, ’21

Kenneth Kirsh ’78

Zoe A. Norman ’13

Jun Hao Wang & Xiao Xing Zheng P ’15, ’20

Gregory P. Deacon ’74

Susan Kitchell P ’01

Malcolm Nourse ’60

Bo Wang & Jin Liu P ’21

Edward Etchells ’81 & Wendy Hatch, P ’12

David and Jane Kruse P ’22

Richard & Michelle Pittini P ’13, ’17

Olaf Weckesser ’88

Donald A. Laing ’62

Alan Polak & Sheri Belanger P ’15, ’17

George E. Whyte, Q.C. ’54 Peter & Joanne Willson P ’21 Pamela

Sid Feldman & Karen Weyman P ’13, ’17 Albert P. Fell ’48 Paul Fieguth ’86 & Betty Pries G. Alan Fleming ’54 Sandra L. Flow ’86 Robert Francis & Ming Wu P ’15, ’22 Thomas A. Friedland ’81 Yang Gao & Lingyun Hu P ’15 & ’17 John R. Gardner ’55

This report recognizes gifts to the Annual Fund and other UTS projects for the period July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of information. If you find an error or wish to have your name recognized differently, please contact the Office of Advancement: call 416‑978-3919 or email ★ Donors who have given for ten or more consecutive years

Ron Lalonde & Jane Humphreys P ’06 Paul Lam & Verna Ng P ’14, ’18 Donald ’47 & Lorraine Lawson David M. Le Gresley ’77 David Legge ’62 Pericles S. Lewis ’86 Estate of David Lewis ’55 David Lord ’56

Donors who have given between five and nine consecutive years ♥ Monthly donors

1936-1945 Total: $15,958 Geoffrey M.C. Dale ’36 ★ John H. C. Clarry ’38 ★ John A. Rhind ’38, P ’68, ’71 ★ Peter A. Hertzberg ’39 Peter H. Aykroyd ’40 Ernest C. Goggio ’40 ★ Kenneth Rotenberg ’40

Darlene Prosser ’86 David Reese & Amanda CookReese P ’19 Ian Richmond & Danielle LiChong P ’16, ’18, ’20 Donald Rooke & Barbara Boake P ’18 David Rounthwaite ’65, P ’01

Y. W. Wong ’98 C. Murray Woodside ’56 Ian Worland ’86 Henry Yeung & Angela Leung P ’18 Graham J. Yost ’76 David Zhao & Holly Zheng P ’19 Roger Zheng & Sharon Xu P ’17, ’23

H. Thomas Sanderson ’55

Bob Zimmerman '73

J. B. Seaborn, C.M. ’41 ★

Robert C. Dowsett ★

William R. Paul ’43

Fraser Fell, C.M., P ’73

C. Derek S. Bate ’44, P ’71, ’73, ’75 ★

H. Donald Guthrie

Gordon S. Cameron ’44 ★

The Late Joseph B. McArthur

Leslie Coleman ’44

P. Kingsley Smith

Claude Cornu ’44

Donald H. Thain

Peter H. Ridout, Q.C. ’44

David G. Watson ★

George A. Trusler ’44 ★

Peter Webb, Q.C. ★

William R. C. Blundell, O.C. ’45 ★

David H. Wishart ★



Total: $20,854

Total: $14,400

Bruce C. Bone

Jack (Jake) Avery

Anonymous (2)



Annual Donor Report Robert Gibson John M. Goodings ★ Leslie E. S. Green E. John Hambley Robert L. Joynt ★ James R. Lowden ★ James I. MacDougall D. Keith Millar ★ John D. Murray ★ Desmond M. O’Rorke ★ William R. Redrupp ★ John S. Rodway ★ Gordon R. Sellery ★ John H. Wait ★ Gabriel I. Warren Roger K. Watson George E. Whyte, Q.C.

1955 Total: $43,949 Harold L. Atwood ★ Bruce S. Brewer David R. Brillinger ★ Lorne K. Brown Thomas A. Cumming Barry Cutler John R. Gardner ★ Albert Greer, C.M. R. Allan Hart John W. Hethrington David Howse

John D. Bark

Richard M. Clee

John C. Hurlburt

Michael A. B. Fair ★

Edward Davison

Leslie G. Lawrence

Brig-Gen. Barry A. Howard

James C.C. & Margaret Fleck P ’72 ★

William J. Saunderson ★

William T. Hunter ★

T. Douglas Kent P ’73, ’79, ’82 ★ Donald & Lorraine Lawson

Robert E. Logan ★

Jeremy G. Johnston

Tracy H. Lloyd ★

Richard D. Tafel ★


Richard & Joan Sadleir ★

Gilbert E. Alexander, Jr. ★

Thomas H. B. Symons, C.C.

Roger G. Crawford P ’82 ★ John N. Shaw ★ Frederick J. F. W. Weatherill ★

1948 Total: $21,960 Philip L. Arrowsmith ★ John A. Bowden P ’79 ★

Gordon E. Weese Anonymous

Total: $18,737 John A. Anthony Edward B. Cross ★ Kenneth Culver ★ David A. Goodings Kerry H. Knapp William P. Lett ★ James C. Mainprize

Robert R. Hudgins Martin Jerry ★ Howard D. Kitchen ★ K. Stewart McCormick Robert K. Metcalf Anthony Morrison ★ Henry Noble David E. W. Pinkham Julian Porter P ’84 H. Thomas Sanderson William H. Taylor

Fred G. Brauer


Meredith Coates

Total: $379,465

Gordon W. Perkin, O.C.

Albert P. Fell ★

John Catto P ’82 ★

William E. Rogan

Norman D. Fox P ’75 ★

William J. Corcoran ★

Bruce Wilson

William B. Hanley ★

John E. Crawford

Harry M. Sanderson

Michael K. Ireland ★

Robert H. Fielden

Robert E. Saunders

Fergus Kyle ★

George A. Fierheller, C.M. ★

David O. Wainwright

Alexander Mills

J. Alexander Lowden ★

John D. Whyte

Reginald L. Perkin

The Late T. Gordon McIntyre

Douglas R. Wilson

David M. Flint ★

John G. C. Pinkerton

Peter H. Russell, O.C. ♥ ★

Eric W. Smythe

William W. Stinson ★

Malcolm Henderson

Guy W. Upjohn ★


The Late George H. Stowe ★ John W. Thomson ★


Ian S. Wishart



Alan E. Morson P ’79 ★

Total: $14,810 David K. Bernhardt ★ W. G. Black, C.A. H. Donald Borthwick ★

Total: $71,100

Douglas G. Brewer ★

Total: $131,281

Gerald A. Crawford ★

Glenn Clark

James D. T. Ainslie P ’83, ’84

James D. Floyd

James A. Cripps ★

Donald K. Avery

Gordon G. Goodfellow ★

John S. Elder

Gordon M. Barratt ★

Peter J. Harris ★

G. Alan Fleming ♥ ★



1956 Total: $304,623 H.Rondeau Baker Paul B. Cavers Gerald L. Dickinson John L. Duerdoth ★ Peter & Shelagh Godsoe Ryan R. Kidd ★ John D. Liphardt ★ David Lord Stephens B. Lowden ★ James C. McCartney, P ’84 ★ Kenneth R. Murdoch Arthur R. Scace, C.M. ★ Peter F. Stanley C. Murray Woodside Anonymous ★

Annual Donor Report


Douglas Rutherford R. Dale Taylor

George E. Swift

Total: $30,181

J. Joseph Vaughan ★

David Quick D. Kenneth Roberts P ’00, ’04 ★

Michael A. Alexander

Robert J. Tweedy ★

Anonymous ★

David G. Stinson ★

Robert G. Darling ♥ ★



Robert A. Gardner ★

Total: $203,197

Total: $7,450

James D. Graham

John C. Coleman David J. Holdsworth ★

Derek & Margaret Allen


Dorian Challoner

Richard S. Ingram Paul N. Manley ♥ ★

Robert A. Cumming ★

Total: $1,168,354 Paul L. Barnicke ★

Leland J. Davies

Derek A. Bate & Elizabeth Beeler,

John Gray

John G. Sayers

Michael Schwartz James E. Shaw ★

Donald Van Every

C. Robert Vernon

Robert W. Hustwitt

Robert W. Waddell ★

Peter MacKinnon ★

Karl E. Lyon

Richard C. Hill ♥ ★

Peter MacEwen Roger Mullin

Thomas M. Hurka J. Peter Jarrett

Robert M. Culbert ★

Bruce M. Henderson ★ J. Bruce Mather Stephen A. Otto ★ Alan B. Perkin

Paul Wright

J. Douglas Ward, C.M.



James K. A. Hayes ★


P ’16 Alan S. Fisher John S. Floras ★

James Paterson

Sandy McIntyre

Gordon R. Elliot ★

Anthony J. Reid

William O. Menzel

Douglas I. Brawley

David & Judy Galloway ★

David Rounthwaite P ’01

J. G. Morris

George M. Carrick ★

Kirby M. Keyser

Jeffrey R. Stutz ★

Peter G. Neilson

Thomas P. Corkum

Robert H. Kidd

Douglas A. C. Davis P ’87 ★

Donald A. Laing


Arthur D. Elliott

David Legge

Total: $163,965

Warren G. Ralph Adrian Shubert ♥

Richard Farr

Peter W. C. Markle

William A. MacKay ’66 ★

R.D. Roy Stewart ★

The Late Peter J. George ★

John S. Rogers ’66 ★

Anthony Storey ♥

Brian R. Hayes

Mark B. May Donald A. McMaster ★ David S.

Bruce E. Houser ★

Milne ★

D. Peter Best ’67


The Late David L. Ingram

Gordon A. Park

Richard J. G. Boxer ’67 ★

Total: $2,825

Robert E. Lord ★

Michael A. Peterman

Michael R. Curtis ’67 ★

George V. Crawford, P ’04, ’07 ★

James R. Mills ★

Richard N. Donaldson ’67

David S. Grant ★

Kit Moore ★

Andras Z. Szandtner Bryce Taylor ★

John J. L. Hunter ’67

Bernard McGarva P ’03 ★

David P. Ouchterlony ♥ ★

Wayne D. Thornbrough ★

Stephen H. Kauffman ’67

Howard J. Scrimgeour ★

Douglas G. Peter ★

Allan G. Toguri ★

Gordon E. Legge ’67

Christopher D. Woodbury ★

Donald W. Rutherford

Robert S. Weiss ★ Anonymous

Tom MacMillan ’67

Robert Wright

D. Malcolm Seath

John M. McCulloch ’67

Total: $32,795

Total: $141,750

James M. Spence P ’88 D. Nico Swaan


J. Derek Taylor

Total: $8,460

Barry N. Wilson ★

Peter Currer

Timothy Owen

David R. Sanderson ’66

Bruce Miller ’67


W. Scott Morgan ’67 ★

Total: $7,476

Hugh W. Teasdale ’67

Donald Clarke


Geoffrey Clayton David Dick


Lawrence DeRocher James E. G. Fowell ★

Total: $56,150

Peter H. Frost

John R. Collins ’68 ★

Donald G. Bell ♥ ★

Frank E. Hall

J. Wayne W. Jones ’68

Alexander A. Furness ★

Nelson G. Hogg

John B. Lanaway ’68 ★

David Hogg Alvin C. Iu ♥

Ian J. Gentles

John R.V. Kelk

James A. Russell ’68

John G. Kivlichan

Barry F. Graham P ’89, ’92

The Late Robert D. Lightbody

John Bohnen ’69

Steven Morris

W. L. Mackenzie King ★

William J. Bowden ’69 ★

Jeffrey D. Sherman

Terence S. W. Lee ♥

Gregor I. McGregor William N. F. Ortved ★

James S. Coatsworth ’69 ★

John Sweet

John A. & Madelyn Sloane P ’86 ★

J. Robert Pampe

John B. Deacon ’69

James P. Stronach ★

Michael M. Parmenter

Stephen C. Farris ’69 ★

Gregory G. Turnbull Walter L. Vogl ★

Ian C. Sturdee ★

Lane K. Prentice Nicholas Smith ★

Frederick R. Heath

William W. Wilkins ♥ ★

Tibor A. Szandtner

Robert J. Herman ’69 ★

Bob Zimmerman ★

Ian M. Thompson

J. Fraser Wilson Anonymous ♥

Anonymous ’69



Total: $3,681 John R.D. Fowell ★

Total: $1,281 J. David Beattie, P ’00, ’02 ♥

Robert P. Jacob P ’88 ★ William E. Kenyon Robert N. McRae

Total: $3,954

Anonymous ’69 ♥


David R. Dodds (5Y) David W. Fallis, P ’02 ★

1974 Total: $4,900

Total: $992,021

Peter W. Bell Andrey V. Cybulsky ★

Collin M. Craig ★

Ward T. Beattie

Gregory P. Deacon ♥

Paul T. Fisher

R. Ian Casson

James H. Grout ★

Douglas N. Donald ★

Gregory H. Knittl

John P. Mills

Michael F. Kimber Jeffrey R. Rose P ’03

Brian D. Koffman ★

Robert B. M. Martin

Peter C. Nicoll ★

Michael J. Ross ★

J. David Lang ’70, P ’99 ★

Nicholas E. Stark

Malcolm Nourse ★

Peter W. Y. Snell ♥

Douglas E. McIntyre

Timothy Turnbull Anonymous ★ THE UTS ALUMNI MAGAZINE


Annual Donor Report

1982 Total: $2,635 Paul Bartha & Patricia Bartha Benjamin T. B. Chan ♥ ★ Peter K. Czegledy ★ Robert Dmytryshyn P ’15, ’18 Kate Fillion Lisa C. Jeffrey ♥ ★ Jon Martin Robin Martin Dena McCallum ★

1983 Total: $1,930 John A. Hass Karen E. Landmann Karen M. Mandel ★ C. Elizabeth Stefan Earl Stuart ★ Elizabeth Turner Anonymous

1984 Total: $7,287 Donald C. Ainslie ★ John Crockett Edward A. Griffith ♥



C. Stuart Kent

Total: $2,650

Total: $106,016

K.C. Laird Laundy

Paul M. Anglin

Antony T. F. Lundy

I. Ross Bartlett ♥

Steven & Gita Alizadeh P ’15, ’17, ’20, ’22 ★

Graeme C. Bate,

P. Timothy Birnie

Susan E. Opler P ’14 ♥ ★

Daniel John Bergsagel

Peter L. Buzzi ★

Michael J. McCartney & Melissa Chamberlain

Martin A. Chepesiuk P ’10 ★

David M. Le Gresley


Kenneth J. McBey ★

Stephen O. Marshall

Total: $6,460

Constantine (Kosta) Michalopoulos ★

Steve Moate


Andrew P. Alberti

James MacFarlane

Peter S. Bowen ★

David H. Schimmelpenninck van der Oye ♥


Sarah C. Bradshaw ★

David M. Sherman

Total: $27,668

Kevin G. Crowston

Bernard Thompson

David Allan ♥ ★

Christine E. Dowson ★

Monica Biringer ★

David C. Evans


Sherry A. Glied

Vanessa Grant

Total: $12,308

Daniel Gordon

Sheldon I. Green ★

Peter M. Celliers

Penelope A. Harbin ★

Bernard E. Gropper ★

Alistair K. Clute ★

Kenneth Kirsh ★

Eric Kert ★

David G. Crookston

Susan L. Lawson

Abba Lustgarten

Myron I. Cybulsky ★

Allison J. MacDuffee

Rick Marin

Marko D. Duic

Audrey Marton

Nomi Morris ★

Scott K. Fenton

Donald Redelmeier ★

Andrew Munn ★

Donald Gordon ♥

Timothy Sellers ★

John H. Gould

Elizabeth Steinhauer


David J. Graham

Ann Louise M. Vehovec ★

Total: $13,410

Richard Harwood

John Wilkinson

Sigita J. Bersenas-Balzekas

Gerhardt Hauer

Suzanne E. Campbell

Victor Holysh, C.A.


Jeremy Celliers

Leslie Marton

Total: $1,005,606

John Duffy P ’17, ’21

Vincent J. Santamaura ★

John Burns

Edward E. Etchells, P ’12 ★

Douglas J. Sarjeant

Brian Eden ♥

Lorna Finlay

Jeffrey W. Singer

Peter A. Ewens

Christopher J. Francis

Alexander E. Sochaniwskyj

Julie Gircys

Thomas A. Friedland ★

Gary S. A. Solway ★

Lisa Gordon ♥

Bruce M. Grant ♥

D. Grant Vingoe

Andrew H.K. Hainsworth

Thomas Hicks

Martin R. Weigelin

Anthony Hollenberg

Laura A. Money P ’22

Daniel P. Wright

Jean C. Iu ♥ ★

Sudhashree Rajagopal

Graham J. Yost ★



David Kreindler Michael Martin P ’11, ’15 ★ Suzanne Martin P ’11, ’15 ★

Chandragupta Sooran Bryan Walenius, P ’17 David J. Walker ★

1985 Total: $11,788 Ian R. Brodie Isi E. H. Caulder ♥ Jill Copeland P ’20, ’22 Anne Fleming P’17 Carrie Ku (Fung) ★ Grant Lum ★ Carson T. Schutze ★ Adrian M. Yip ★ Anonymous

1986 Total: $79,265 Kathryn Alberti Tracy A. Betel ♥ David C. Bourne Paul Fieguth & Betty Pries Sandra L. Flow The Late David Gershater Michael Grasley Henry Huang P ’19 Caroline V. Jones The Late Usha Kanakaratnam Judith I. Kramer Eleanor K. Latta ♥

Annual Donor Report Anthony M. Lee

Aaron M. Dantowitz ♥ ♥

Johnny Lee

Jordan J. Feld

The Late Terry Leighton

Jeffrey Gans


Rachel Allen ’14

Pericles S. Lewis

Janice Golding

Total: $8,217

Olivia Anderson-Clarke ’17

Nicholas Leyhane

Jason D. Jones

Tariq Fancy ’97

Karrie Chou ’18

Dianne B. Morris

Jennie E. Jung

Emma K. Frow ’97

Mark D. Phillips

Helen H. Lee

Jessica Gunderson ’97

David Potter

Julie S. Mak

Jeffrey Hall-Martin ’97

Darlene Prosser

Anonymous ’96

Maxwell C. Norman ’13 Zoe A. Norman ’13

Michael D. Morgan ’97 ♥

Current Parents & Gr andparents Riichiro Akazaki & Amanda Kreidie-Akazaki P ’17, ’20

Antonella Vergati


Michael Shenkman ’97 ★

David S. Weiss P ’21

Total: $3,100

Rebekah Balagtas ’98

Julie Williams

Sayeed Karim Abdulla ★

Laura Bogomolny ’98 ★

Ian Worland

Bram Abramson

Clarence Cheng ’98 ★


Lia R. Copeland

Judy S. Kwok ’98 ★

Margaret T. Cortes

Monica Lavers ’98


Oliver M. Jerschow

Iris Leung ’98

Total: $11,483

Camille Li

Pamela Y. W. Wong ’98

John R. Caldwell

Graham L. Mayeda ♥

Brian Yung ’98

Julia Cochrane ♥

Mark Tucker

Anonymous ’98

Kevin E. Davis ★


Anthony Brown & Catherine Sim P ’18


Tad Brown & Angela Simo Brown P ’17

Katherine Hammond P ’20

Margaret Bawden P ’20 Mark Bernardi & Mary Frazer P ’18 Pierre & Nancy Bertrand P ’22 Bholanath & Rumki Bhattacharya P ’18 Michael Boyd & Sherylan Young P ’14, ’17 Daniel & Irina Brinza P ’18

Richard Nathanson P ’20


Jill Presser P ’17, ’21

Total: $4,757

Jonathan Bitidis ’99

Pradeep Budhera & Smiti Gupta P ’18

Cari M. Whyne ★

Roberta Ayles-Jackson

Daron Earthy ’99

Yang Cao & Huizhi Lu P ’18

Total: $3,134

Kai Ming Adam Chan ♥

Ashwyn Rajagopalan ’99

Sanjay & Vasudha Chadha P ’20


Simon R. Gittins

Anand Srinivasan ’99

Total: $15,487

Geoffrey R. Hung ♥

Albert K. Tang ’99

Chih Peng Chang & Serena Fang P ’13, ’18

Jennifer Andersen Koppe ♥

Alexander B. Hutchinson

Jennifer Morawetz ’00

Kristina Bates

Jeffrey Jaskolka

Ian K. Bradley ’01

Michael Broadhurst

Jocelyn Kinnear

Audrey Chan Palmer ’02

Anthony M. Foss

Rapido Trains Inc ♥

Liang Hong ’02 ♥ ★

Eugene H. Ho

Ian F. Richler

Luke Stark ’02 ♥

Michol Hoffman

Samuel Robinson

Mark Opashinov

Richard D. Roze


Olaf Weckesser

Victoria Shen

Total: $5,711

Vanessa R. Yolles ♥

Jason E. Shron ♥

Allison Chow ’03 ♥

Cindy W. Wan ♥

Emma S. Jenkin ’03 ♥


Pauline Wong

Kevin Keystone ’03 ♥

Total: $21,985

Veronica C. Yeung

Jeremy Opolsky ’03 ♥

Michelle Alexander

Nina Coutinho ’04

Paul Chang & Betty Tseng P ’19, ’21 Shao Qin Yao & Grace Chen P ’18, ’21 Wang Dong & Xuan Chen P ’12, ’21 Hua Cheng and Ying Zhang, P ’22 Scott Cheng & Fiona Cai P ’21 Mark Childerson & Orla Collins P ’18 David & Suin Choi P ’19 SangHo Chung & Oaksun Kim P ’21 Wonki Chung & Joohi Lee P ’20 Kyoungkuen Chung & Sungmin Park P ’19, ’21 John Court Radu Craiu & Lei Sun P ’22

Margaret S. Graham


Darnel Leader ’04

Kenneth L. Handelman

Total: $2,436

Alyssa H. L. Mackenzie ’04

Molly E. McCarron

Aaron L. Chan ★

Anonymous ’04 ♥

Kristina Bates 1988 & Harris Davidson, P ’22

Jennifer A. Orange

Adam Chapnick ★

Stephanie J. Siu ’05

Jill Copeland ’85 & Bill Parish P ’20

Eric Petersiel

Jennifer Couzin-Frankel

Louise Harris ’06

Wendy Deng P ’21

Angela S. Punnett

Andrea C. Iaboni ♥

Brian Unger ’06

Richard Derham & Qing Li P ’22

David L. Wright

Michael S. Jaskolka

Anonymous ’06

Chris & Lise D’Iorio Fournier

Harrison F. Keenan

Ricky Kuperman ’07


Ian C. Mitchell

Morgan Ring ’07

Robert Dmytryshyn 1982 & Natalie Lehkyj P ’15, ’18

Total: $9,900

Rachel Spitzer

Winsome S. Brown

Todd & Jennifer Davidson P ’17, ’21

Lijun Dou & Yukun Lu P ’18


Christopher Burton ★


Matthew G. Campbell

Total: $30,895

Sharon Au ’08

Jessica R. Goldberg

Rashaad Bhyat ’95

Daniel Lam ’08

Sara Gray

Noah Charney ’95

Mark Livschitz ’08

Lennox Huang ★

Robin Rix ’95

Ana Komparic ’09

Dera J. Nevin

Lisa Hui ’10

Henry White

Ilya Shapiro ’95 Jason K. Tam ’95

Richard A. Martin ’11 ♥


Anonymous ’95 Felicia Y. Chiu ’96 ★

Total: $8,666

Sarah Y. Cooper-Weber ’96

Julia Pomerantz ’12

Dory S. Boyer

Paul Karanicolas ’96

Anonymous ’12

Karen B. Chan

Amanda Ross-White ’96 ♥ ★

Isabella Chiu ’13

Sandra Chong ♥

Warren Shih ’96 ♥

Jannis Mei ’13

Total: $9,697

Daniela Chang ’11 Alexander Fung ’12

Myran Faust & Julianna Ahn P ’18, ’21 Fiala Family Robert Francis & Ming Wu P ’15, ’22 Robert & Marcia Franklin P ’21 Alana Freedman P ’18 Petru Gardea & Paraschiva Codrescu P ’21, ’23 Neil & Natasha Glossop P ’18 Waldemar Goleszny & Estella Tong P ’19 Christopher Green &. Jennifer Forbes P ’18 Katherine Hammond 1987 & Richard Nathanson 1987, P ’20



Annual Donor Report Bing Han P ’18, ’21

York & Nancy Pei P ’17 & ’20

Sanjai & Sulia Vohra P ’21

Sean Hayto ♥

Sang Cheol Han & Mi Hye Kim P ’19

Henry Peng & Xuekun Xing P ’16, ’18

Wing Lok Wan & Winnie Chu P ’21

Emma S. Jenkin ’03 ♥ Judith Kay ♥

Mark & Peri Peters P ’16, ’19

Jun Hao Wang & Xiao Xing Zheng P ’15 & ’20

Zulfikar Hirji & Ruba Kana’an P ’20 ♥

John Pfeffer & Josee Piche P ’19

Xun Wang & Hongxia Zhang P ’18

Julie Klein

Zhiqiang Hu & Bin Liu P ’20

Christopher Pitts & Patricia Tavares P ’18

Jun Wang & Ya Juan Wen P ’18

Ping Kong Lai

Bo Wang & Jin Liu P ’21

Anu & Shalini Rastogi, P ’20

Diane Lang

Changlin Wang & Wei Li P ’13, ’21

Stephen Raymond & Natasha Vandenhoven P ’16, ’19

Raymond Lee ♥

Jianjun Wang & Linping Jiang P ’22

Rebecca Levere ♥

David Reese & Amanda CookReese P ’19 ♥

Qin Wang & Ruilei Chen P ’21

W. Bruce MacLean ★

David & Alla Weintraub P ’18

Anand Mahadevan ♥

Peter & Joanne Willson P ’21

Julie Martin

Wai Ming & Yuk Wong P ’12, ’18

Mary McBride

Raymond Wong & Grace Woo, P ’12, ’17

Lily McGregor ♥

Karim Hirji & Riyana Babul-Hirji P ’18

Xiaohan Huang & Ling Wang P ’19 Zhigang Huang & I Hsuan Chen, P ’22 Scott & Amy Jackson P ’20 Chris Javornik & Linda Weber P ’22 William Jeong & Shirley Chan P ’10, ’18 Nasir Jetha & Samira Gillani P ’18 The Jha Family Dylan Jones & Madeleine Rothberg P ’18 Paul Jones & Patricia Stowe P ’18

Kurt Reuss & Rupy Cheema P ’22, ’23 Ian Richmond & Danielle LiChong P ’16, ’18, ’20 Mr. JungWook Ro & Helena Han P ’19

Jian Xiao & Grace Xu P ’22 Weixi Xing & Liya Yang P ’21

Donald Rooke & Barbara Boake P ’18

Steven Xue & Jennifer Deng P ’18

Sigitas & Laura Keras P ’20

Sheldon Rose & Vivien Carrady P ’18

Biao Yang & Weiping Wu P ’18

Eddie & Michelle Keung, P ’17, ’22

Richard Rudoph-Neiburg P ’19

David Kilburn P ’16 & ’18

Abdalla H. & Helena Ruken P ’18

Ivan Yeung & Yilin Chen P ’14, ’17

Hak Soo Kim & Hee Ja Gwon, P ’20

Chiu & Elaine Yip P ’18

Jung Ah Kim P ’18

Sambamoorthy Iyer Lakshmi Swamynathan P ’18

Dong Hwan & Sook Hee Kim P ’20

Vince & Suzanne Santaguida P ’18

Donglin Zhang & Xiaolin Liu P ’20

Changsik Kim & Eunjung Lee P ’20

Reza Satchu & Marion Annau P ’21

Wenhua & Huiwei Zhang P ’22

Jongyun & Jeongsoo Kim P ’20

Mark & Helen Sava P ’18, ’20

Song Zhao & Jianhao Yan P ’20

The Koziskie family

David Zhao & Holly Zheng P ’19

David & Jane Kruse P ’22

Patrick Shannon & Hedy Ginzberg P ’18

Edward Kuo & Jollene Hsu P ’18

The Family of Christina Shao

Paul Lam & Verna Ng P ’14 & ’18

Peter & Jackie Shaw P ’17, ’19

Jinwoo Lee & Yeongsook Kim P ’19

David Sheen & Amy Seung P ’18

Douglas Lee & Yoo Yeon Kim P ’15, ’21

Jun Sheng & Lena Guo P ’18

Nathan & Shone Joos P ’22 Eli Kanter & Nelly Eivin P ’19, ’21

Huijoon & Soyoung Lee P ’18

Dean Smith & Rosanne Nishimura P ’18

Takahiro & Tomoko Yamanaka P ’18 Henry Yeung & Angela Leung P ’18

XiaoSong Yuan & Yingzi Jin P ’18

Liang Zhao & Melinda Lee P ’21 Weimin Zheng & Junling Zhou P ’19 Shuhua Zhong & Yujuan Guo P ’18 Kevin Zhou & Maggie Peng P ’20 Yongxin Zhou & Yanping Lu P ’19 Anonymous (8)

Robert Kennedy ♥

Amy Paradine ♥ Stan Pearl ★ Jennifer Pitt-Lainsbury ♥ Marie-Claire Recurt Libby Reeves ♥ Jane Rimmer ♥ Michaele M. Robertson & Barry Wansbrough ★ Christine S. Santos Amy Schindler Elizabeth Smyth May Subbarayaprabu ♥ Laura Sun ♥ Andras Z. Szandtner ’62 Julia Thompson ♥ Ann Unger ★ Marisca Vanderkamp ♥ Angela Vavitsas Carole (Geddes) Zamroutian ♥ Anonymous (3) ♥ Anonymous (2) ♥


Anonymous (2)

Chae Ho Lee & Yunejin Cho P ’19, ’20

Alicia Sohn P ’15, ’17

Henry Lee & Hani Kim P’19

Nancy Steinhauer P ’21 ♥

Dae Sung Lee & Seung Mi Choi P ’19

Frank Weiming Sun & Maggie Jiemin Wang P ’18

Current & For mer Staff

Grant & Linda Li P ’20 Huibing Li & Jing Yan P ’20

Cyrus Sundar Singh & Vanessa Laufer P ’19

Nandita Bajaj ♥

Zhenyong Li & Jiaping Zhu P ’18

Sheldon Szeto & Flora Chen P ’21

Gillian Bartlett

Jun Liu & Jing Wang P ’19

Henry Tam & Liona Lai P ’18

Jeff Bernstein ♥

Wendy Liu P ’17

Liaosha Tang & Xiaofeng Ma P ’22

Jonathan Bitidis ’99

Henry Liu & Jing Wang P ’19

Manivannan & Devasena Thangavelu P ’16, ’19

Chris Carswell ♥ Garth Chalmers ♥

The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada

Walter Tholen & Jane Cleve, P ’20

Simon Cheng ♥

Elena Gourlay

Kenneth & Patti Thorlakson P ’18

Susie Choi ♥

Government of Ontario

Rongqing Tian & Baomei Shi P ’18

Jean Collins

Antonio Grande

Yisong Tian & Yufeng Wang, P ’22

Dick Combeer ♥

George Ting & Judy Hum P ’16, ’18

Makeda Daley ♥

B & B Hamilton Fund at Toronto Foundation ★

Lin Tong, P ’20

Michael Didier ♥

Estate of Sylvia Hamilton

Dawna Treibicz P ’20

Rose Dotten ♥

Diana Hennessy

Mr. Robert Tsuyuki & Ms. SeungHeui Song P ’19

Martha Drake ♥ ★

IBM Canada Limited

Lynda Duckworth

Estate of David Lewis

Jack Tu & Feng Qiu P ’21

Rosemary Evans ♥

Manulife Financial

Chris Van Loan & Jessica Monk P ’20

Kris Ewing ♥

Barbara McDougall

Mark van Zanden & Rachel Talbot P ’21

G. Alan Fleming ’54 ♥

Weiznong Liu & Liping Deng P ’19 Leonard Lou & Rebecca Song P ’18 Ben Lu & Bo Jin, P ’18, ’22 Nelson Mah & Bonnie Li P ’22 Julian & Simona Marin P ’18, ’20 Sam Mathi & Raechel Kula P ’18, ’20 James McKellar & Clelia Iori P ’21 Milan & Marija Mijalkovic P ’18 Jimmy Mui & Amelia Ng, P ’22 ♥ Benjamin Na & Donna Lee P ’22 Hee Song Noh & Sun Young Noh P ’18 Michael & Jennifer O’Brien P ’19 Sea Young Oh & Mee Song Kim P ’18 Steve O’Neil & Colette Leger P ’15, ’18 Wen Tang Pan & Jenny Gao P ’19



Victor Song & Vicky Chen P ’20

Alberts Vitols & Maria Thorburn P ’22 Radu Vlasov & Tamara Vlasov P ’15, ’19

Anonymous ♥

Anonymous ★

Friends of UTS 1804876 Ontario Limited (Spirit of Math)

Brigitte Amiot

Accenture Canada Holdings Inc DonateWell Ernst & Young Susan French, O.C.

Michael Farley ♥ ★

Carrie Flood ♥ Norman D. Fox ’48, P ’75 ★ H. Donald Gutteridge & M. Anne Millar

The Family of the late Kenneth D. McRae ’42 Estate of William R. Hammond Montgomery Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Newton Foundation

Annual Donor Report

Ontario Power Generation ★

Paul & Loretta Chan P ’98

Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada

Stephen Cheng & Anne Cheng P ’17

Jim & Katherine Gracie P ’09, ’12, ’15

Julie Teh & Wilson Ching

Jun Gu and Dan Yang, P ’17

Tibor Kokai & Maria Kokai Czapar P ’02

Rapido Trains ♥

Peter & Susan Christoffersen P ’17

Hao Guan & Abby Cheng P ’12

Nestor & Catharine Kostyniuk P ’02

Dr. Jason K. Tam Dentistry Professional Corporation Markham Centre Orthodontics

Fan Chu & Jennifer Duan P ’17

Satish Gungabeesoon & Jany Kwancheung P ’13

Richard Kwong & Dilys Chan P ’17

Toronto Area Custom Ford Dealers Inc UTS Alumni Association UTS Parents’ Association ★ Wings Food Products Gordon Wong & Nicoletta Bonafede Anonymous (4) United Way of Toronto & York Region - Anonymous (29)

Parents & Gr andparents of Alumni Peter & Elizabeth Alberti P ’80, ’82, ’86 Adriana Ametrano P ’17 Michael & Sandra Bernick P ’16 Nicholas Bugiel & Kathy Edgar P ’13 Ian Carlin P ’14 Hai Chai & Juanjuan Li P ’15 ♥

Alan & Jocelyn Chun P ’08 Marianne Anderson & Andrew Clarke P ’17 Constance Crosby ’16 Li Ding & Li Shi P ’17 The Duffy Family David & Urve Earthy P ’99 Mark & Claudia Eichhorn P ’17 Mark & Patricia Elendt P ’14, ’16 Robert and Betty Farquharson, P ’10 ★ David Farrant & Liliane Diaz P ’14 Sid Feldman & Karen Weyman P ’13, ’17 ★ Kevin Fong & Annie Li P ’17 Yang Gao & Lingyun Hu P ’15 & ’17 Michael Gelfand & Bonny Reichert P ’16 Murray Gold & Helen Kersley, P ’14 Nancy Epstein & David Goldbloom O.C., P ’05 Christopher & Claire Govan P ’18

Tong Hahn & D. Smith P ’16 ♥ James Hamilton & Dale Gray P ’04 ★ Keith Harradence & Susan Ormiston P ’15

Susan Kitchell P ’01

Ron Lalonde & Jane Humphreys P ’06 Alan and Marti Latta P ’86 ★ Filip Levkovic & Marina Gracic -Levkovic P ’04 Kam Li and Sheila Li P ’08

Judith Hashmall P ’92

Lei Li & Minglei He P ’21

Howard Heintzman & Maureen Sanborn P ’17

James & Margo Longwell P ’15

Lawrence & Beatrice Herman P ’02 David Hogg 1973 & Denise Sequeira P ’17 Peter C.C. & Frances Hogg P ’88 Lianne Tile & Andrew Howard P ’15, ’17 John & Michelle Hull P ’16

Richard Lu & Lily Zhou P ’14 Bing Luo & Susan Su P ’17 Binh & Fung Ly P ’95, ’03 ★ Thomas Magyarody & Christa Jeney P ’04, ’06 ♥ Eckhard Mankowski & Lisa Titian P ’16

George & Anne Hume

Suzanne Martin ’84 & Michael Martin ’84, P ’11, ’15 ★

Brian Hwang & Janie Shin, P ’14

Lou E. Mason P ’96

Julian Ivanov & Michaela Tudor P ’17

Don Matthews and Yanzhi Chen, P ’19

Donggi Kim & Soyoung Lee p ’16, ’17

Kevin & Martha McKay P ’17

Young-June Kim & Yoonjung Kang P ’17

Qing Mei & Xiaowen Xu P ’17

Alex & Anka Meadu P ’01



Annual Donor Report Michael & Muriel Wissell P ’14

Eckhard Meinrenken & Nozomi Minowa-Meinrenken P ’17

Anne Fleming ’85 & Michael Piaskoski P’17

Philip Sohm & Janet Stanton P ’02 

Daniel & Ingrid Mida P ’13

Alan Polak & Sheri Belanger P ’15, ’17

Guido & Kaia Stahl P ’13, ’16

Shuwen Xiao & Hefen Gan P ’16

Michael Taylor & Susan Archer Taylor P ’17

Joseph Yu & Gloria Chung-Yu P ’07

Michael Miloff & Kathy Siminovitch P ’15

Tomas & Alicia Quejada P ’02

Victor & Helen Wong P ’05

Mikhail and Nina Zaitsev P ’17

Stanley & Marcy Tepner P ’17

Yong Mou and Ping He, P ’17

Kandasamy & Chithra Raveendra P ’16

Tanya Lee & John Torrey P ’17

Istvan Mucsi & Marta Novak P ’15, ’22

Donald Redelmeier ’78 & Miriam Shuchman P ’12, ’15 ★

Xiuguo Zhang & Zhou Ming Lum P ’16, ’17

David Torrey

Roger Zheng & Sharon Xu P ’17, ’23

Douglas Murray and Livie Silva P ’17

Donald and Nita Reed P ’92 ★

Steven and Xiao Ping Tso P ’94

Qingxin Zhou & Liang Lu P ’16

Zulfikarali and Almas Verjee P ’91

Mihai and Casandra Nitu, P ’17

Alok & Jamie Sarna P ’17

Garry & Nancy Watson P ’92

Quan-Gen Zhou and Hui Song P ’09, ’16

Susan E. Opler ’79 & Paul F. Monahan P ’14 ♥ ★

Howard Schneider & Aliye KeskinSchneider P ’09 & ’13 ★

Jeff Wei & Jirong Huang P ’17

Yiwen Zhu, P ’17

Bryan & Joanna Walenius, P ’17

Anonymous (11)

Richard & Michelle Pittini P ’13, ’17

Stephen Sibalis and Anne Ellis P ’10, ’14 ★

Alexandru & Michaela Weiner P ’01

Anonymous (4)

Gary Morris & Vivian Metz P ’17

Bruce Rowat, P ’89, ’95


Since 2007, parents of graduating students have celebrated their children’s graduation from UTS by making a gift to the Grad Class Bursary Fund in honour of their children. The Grad Class Bursary is endowed with over $215,000 which provides approximately $10,000 annually in financial aid to current UTS students.Contributions this year total over $30,000. We thank our families for giving the gift of a UTS education! Class of 2015

Class of 2017

Hai Chai & Juanjuan Li P ’15 in honour of Charlie Chai ’15

Riichiro Akazaki & Amanda Kreidie-Akazaki P ’17, ’20 in honour of Kieran Kreidie-Akazaki ’17

Class of 2016 Bharat & Kavita Chandarana P ’16 in honour of Bhavyaa Chandarana ’16 Mark & Patricia Elendt P ’14, ’16 in honour of Erich Elendt ’16 Michael Gelfand & Bonny Reichert P ’16 in honour of Leo Gelfand ’16 Tong Hahn & D. Smith P ’16 in honour of Bella Hahn ’16 Donggi Kim & Soyoung Lee p ’16, ’17 in honour of Izy Kim ’16 Eckhard Mankowski & Lisa Titian P ’16 in honour of Leila Mankowski ’16 Kandasamy & Chithra Raveendra P ’16 in honour of Keerth Raveendra ’16 Guido & Kaia Stahl P ’13, ’16 in honour of Helena Stahn ’16 Shuwen Xiao & Hefen Gan P ’16 in honour of Jeffery Xiao ’16 Quan-Gen Zhou and Hui Song P ’09, ’16 in honour of Annie Zhou ’16 Qingxin Zhou & Liang Lu P ’16 in honour of Jason Zhou ’16



Steven & Gita Alizadeh P ’15, ’17, ’20, ’22 in honour of Jamie Alizadeh ’17

Rosemary Evans in honour of The Class of 2017

Douglas Murray and Livie Silva P ’17 in honour of Maria Murray ’17

Sid Feldman & Karen Weyman P ’13, ’17 in honour of Hannah Feldman ’17

York & Nancy Pei P ’17 & ’20 in honour of Julia Pei ’17

Yang Gao & Lingyun Hu P ’15 & ’17 in honour of Cindy Gao ’17

Adriana Ametrano P ’17 in honour of Alessandra Mayhew ’17

Howard Heintzman & Maureen Sanborn P ’17 in honour of Isobel Heintzman ’17

Marianne Anderson & Andrew Clarke P ’17 in honour of Olivia Anderson-Clarke ’17

Lianne Tile & Andrew Howard P ’15, ’17 in honour of Samantha Howard ’17

Olivia Anderson-Clarke ’17 in honour of The Class of 2017

Julian Ivanov & Michaela Tudor P ’17 in honour of Daniel Tudor ’17

Tad Brown & Angela Simo Brown P ’17 in honour of Brigit Brown ’17

Eddie and Michelle Keung, P ’17, ’22 in honour of Ryan Keung ’17

Svetozar & Valentina Chankov P ’17 in honour of Stephen Chankov ’17

Young-June Kim & Yoonjung Kang P ’17 in honour of Amy Kim ’17

Stephen Cheng & Anne Cheng P ’17 in honour of Megan Cheng ’17

Donggi Kim and Soyoung Lee P ’16, ’17 in honour of Kate Kim ’17

Peter& Susan Christoffersen P ’17 in honour of Phillip Christoffersen ’17

Alicia Sohn P ’15, ’17 in honour of Patrick Jinhyung Kim ’17

Fan Chu & Jennifer Duan P ’17 in honour of Victor Chu ’17

Richard Kwong & Dilys Chan P ’17 in honour of Helen Kwong ’17

Li Ding & Li Shi P ’17 in honour of Frank Ding ’17

Wendy Liu P ’17 in honour of Lisa Yu ’17

Yiwen Zhu P ’17 in honour of Harry Dong ’17

Bing Luo & Susan Su P ’17 in honour of Emmy Luo ’17

The Duffy Family in honour of Martine Duffy ’17 & Simone Duffy ’21

Eckhard Meinrenken & Nozomi Minowa-Meinrenken P ’17 in honour of Emma Meinrenken ’17

Mark & Claudia Eichhorn P ’17 in honour of Jeremy Eichhorn ’17

Gary Morris & Vivian Metz P ’17 in honour of Ethan Morris ’17

Richard & Michelle Pittini P ’13, ’17 in honour of Jacob Pittini ’17 Alok & Jamie Sarna P ’17 in honour of Isabelle Sarna ’17 David Hogg 1973 & Denise Sequeira P ’17 in honour of Cameron Sequeira-Hogg ’17 Peter & Jackie Shaw P ’17, ’19 in honour of Elizabeth Shaw ’17 Michael Taylor & Susan Archer Taylor P ’17 in honour of Alexandra Taylor ’17 Stanley & Marcy Tepner P ’17 in honour of Levi Aaron Tepner ’17 Tanya Lee & John Torrey P ’17 in honour of Owen Torrey ’17 Yee Ung & Maria Hung P ’15, ’17 in honour of Serena Ung ’17 Bryan ’84 & Joanna Walenius P ’17 in honour of Silja Walenius ’17 Jeff Wei & Jirong Huang P ’17 in honour of Martyn Wei ’17 Mikhail and Nina Zaitsev P ’17 in honour of Daria Zaitseva ’17 Xiuguo Zhang & Zhou Ming Lum P ’16, ’17 in honour of Martin Zhang ’17 Roger Zheng & Sharon Xu P ’17 in honour of Dennis Zheng ’17

Annual Donor Report


Thank you to everyone who gave in honour or in memory of dear friends and family. In Honour of:

Bruce MacLean

Anthony Chan ’98

David Lewis ’55

Lee Akazaki P ’17, ’20

Emma Miloff ’15

Robert G. Dale DSO, DFC, CD ’39

Joan Livingston P ’72

Steven’77 & Gita Steve & Gita Alizadeh

Donald Redelmeier ’78

Hugh Dale ’39

Harry Maynard

Bruce Ewen ’76

Kenneth D. McRae ’42

Gillian Bartlett

Madame Justice Julie Thorburn P ’15, ’17

David Gershater ’86

Etsuko Minowa

Jonathan Bernick ’16

UTS Teachers & Staff

Shaun Gollish ’77

Mark Seltzer ’74

Ralph Hennessy ’36

Paul Steinhauer

Isabella Chiu Al Fleming ’54

In Memory of:

Usha Kanakaratnam ’86

Gord Stollery ’66

Meric Gertler

John W. Arnold ’56

Joseph Keller

Horst Vogl P ’73

Judy Kay

Stewart Bull

Terence Leighton ’86

Warren Wilkins ’46

James Leamen

Gary Canlett ’54

A. C. Lewis

Ethan Wissel ’14

Tanya Lee P ’17

Rod Carrow ’55


UTS would like to thank the following individuals who have declared their intention to include UTS in their charitable giving plans. We also thank all those who wish to remain anonymous. Donald K. Avery ’49

Robert W. Hoke ’66

Scott Baker, Former Teacher

David J. Holdsworth ’61

Christopher (Bill) Ballyn ’51

Robert E. Lord ’58

Gordon M. Barratt ’49

James I. MacDougall ’54

C. Derek Bate ’44, P ’71, ’73, ’75, Former Teacher

W. Bruce MacLean, Former Teacher

David K. Bernhardt ’54

David Morgan ’63

Lois and John Bowden’48

J. Timothy Morgan ’87

Paul Brace ’71, P ’12

John D. Murray ’54

Peter L. Buzzi ’77

Mark Opashinov ’88

Benjamin T. B. Chan ’82

Stephen A. Otto ’57

Class Member ’84

Stan Pearl, Former Principal

James S. Coatsworth ’69 Gillian (Davidson) Davies ’87

Stephen Raymond & Natasha Vandenhoven P ’16, ’19

Matthew Dryer ’68

D. Kenneth Roberts ’70, P ’00, ’04

Lynda Duckworth, Former Teacher

Michaele M. Robertson, Former Principal

James C.C. ’49 & Margaret Fleck, P ’72

John N. Shaw ’50

G. Alan Fleming ’54, Former Principal

David Sherman 1975

Stephen Gauer ’70

Murray E. Treloar ’68

H. Donald Gutteridge, Former Principal, & M. Anne Millar

Gregory G. Turnbull ’73

I would like to express my gratitude for your contributions to UT S. Your donations have allowed me to gain valuable support and opportunities. I cannot thank you enough for giving me access to this wonderful school. — M3 bursary recipient

Thomas H. B. Symons, C.C. ’47

Walter Vogl ’73

Arthur C. Hewitt ’49 If you have made provision for UTS in your will, or would like to receive information on planned giving, please contact Martha Drake, Executive Director, Advancement at 416-946-0097 or




The Cairn

Oral Tradition

Egyptian Hieroglyphics

Picture Writing

The Manuscript Book

The Printing Press

LUNETTES Three paintings by American artist John White Alexander have been greeting visitors to the school’s auditorium since 1910. They are from a series of six paintings entitled Evolution of the Book, commissioned by the US Library of Congress. Mathematician Tommy Porter decided to purchase the lunettes, and he secured the money for Oral Tradition. The students raised funds for The Manuscript Book, and student-teachers at the Faculty of Education paid for The Printing Press. Looking at the remaining three lunettes, it seems apparent why only half the series was purchased. The (gasp!) female nudes in the series would have been quite the distraction for the boys of the early 20th century.

The Root - Fall 2017  
The Root - Fall 2017