Julia M.

St. Catharines, Ontario

Niagara Catholic Regional Fair

Ridley College

My project is a summarized history of Ridley College, quoted to be one of Canada best traditional private boarding schools.   My project will give you a guided tour from 1889 when the school was established to 2014 where the school is still providing excellent education.



What was the most interesting thing you learned about your topic?

The most interesting fact that I learned was where Ridley College was established. It was The Springbank Hotel which burned to the ground by a fire.

What important lessons have you learned that you want to share with other Canadians?

The important lessons I have learned is that international boarding schools can open up our eyes and we become more knowledgable of the other countries and what types of education they may or may not have. We are very lucky to have the education we do and to have the leaders that can provide it.

How would you compare your life today to the lives of those studied in your project?

My life today differs from the people studied in that my education is not customized. My classes can be larger than the private schools.