Former Vincent Massey Student Christopher Fletcher has had plenty of schooling in diligence and persistence over the years. Born and raised in Windsor, Ontario, he began playing tennis at the age of five, and has advanced to competing at the Ontario Provincial and Canadian National Championships, in both the singles and doubles events, since 2008. His perseverance has led to a win of the Canadian National Tennis Title, along with three Ontario Provincial Tennis Championships.
Christopher’s accomplishments encompass an impressive domain: enrolled in the enriched program at Vincent Massey from grades 9-12 (2010-2014), he managed to maintain a consistent academic performance. Along with upholding a spot on the honour roll every year, he was also awarded the DELF award for French proficiency in 2013.
Christopher’s athletic endeavors are no less remarkable: he recently won the doubles event in the Rogers Canadian National Tennis Championships in the Under 18 age category, and likewise placed in the top eight for Canada in the Singles category. Also competing in the Ontario Provincial Tennis Championships this previous March 2014, he finished third for Singles and advanced to the semifinals for Doubles. Not only limited to tennis, he has received a gold medal at the Ontario Cross Country Championships, has finished in the top five at the New Balance Vic Mathews Cross County Open, and has placed in both fourth and second places in the 800m run!
Massey Secondary School is proud to have been able to offer Christopher a balance of educational and recreational opportunities and support in order to further both his academic and athletic aspirations. As he begins his career at George Washington University this fall, with a scholarship awarded for academic and athletic merit, we are sure that his Mustang spirit will keep on reaching for new heights of success, accomplishment, and triumph. When passion for learning, excellence, and achievement are fostered within a caring, dedicated and distinct environment, there are no limits to the pinnacles of success and fulfillment one may reach. Good luck in Washington Christopher--- your fellow Mustangs are wishing you the best!