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DPCDSB announces its 2020 Distinguished Alumni




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​Posted on: 11/9/20

Dufferin-Peel Catholic Board announces its 2020 Distinguished Alumni

The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board (DPCDSB) has released its seventh annual "Distinguished Alumni" poster series featuring profiles of alumni who have gone on to make significant and unique contributions in their respective careers, industries and communities. The poster will be distributed to all Catholic schools and parishes in Dufferin-Peel. 

This year's poster features four alumni, including a film industry executive, barber, Paralympic athlete and general surgeon.

  • Rachel Olive, Executive Director (Metropolitan Andrei School and Philip Pocock C.S.S.)
  • Vince Garcia, Barber & Co-Founder of Grey Matter (St. Gerard School and St. Martin S.S.)
  • Erica Scarff, Paralympic Athlete (St. Gregory School and St. Marcellinus S.S.)
  • Dr. Amber Menezes, General Surgeon (St. John Bosco School, St. Jean Brebeuf School and St. Thomas Aquinas S.S.)

Full profiles for each "Distinguished Alumni" are available on the DPCDSB website

Link to: 2020 Distinguished Alumni Poster (PDF)

"We are extremely proud of our DPCDSB graduates who have gone on to make valuable and unique contributions to society," said Marianne Mazzorato, Director of Education. "These alumni have acknowledged that their Catholic education was foundational in helping to shape who they are and the path they have chosen. We hope they serve as a great source of inspiration for our current students and staff."

The profile of each alumni aligns to one of the seven Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations:

  • A discerning believer
  • An effective communicator
  • A reflective, creative and holistic thinker
  • A self-directed, responsible, lifelong learner
  • A collaborative contributor
  • A caring family member
  • A responsible citizen

The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board is one of the largest school boards in Ontario with over 77,000 students in 151 schools located throughout Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon and Orangeville. For more information about the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board and Catholic schools in Peel Region and Dufferin County, visit us online at


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