Alumni Spotlight: Terence Yeung ’20

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Terence Yeung '20 winning the Bronze medal in Table Tennis Men Singles at the 2021 Canadian Championships

Congratulations to #BVGAlumni Terence Yeung ’20 on reaching the podium again this past weekend with a Bronze medal in Table Tennis Men Singles at the 2021 Canadian Championships held in Laval, Québec. Terence is one of 32 players in the world invited to play in the age-based individual events in the Table Tennis World Youth Championships to be held in Portugal this December. Terence is honoured to represent Canada in that annual prestigious event, and he is the only Canadian and one of 4 North Americans invited for the U19 categories. Additionally, Terence has qualified as one of 64 players in the Main Event of the Classic Tetris World Championships 2021 that will be held this coming weekend online. We wish Terence all the best as he continues his studies at Western University while training and preparing for the world championships.

Photo Source: Table Tennis Canada Facebook Page

Alumni Spotlight: Suraj Gupta ’07

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Suraj Gupta '07 was selected as the newest member of the Forbes Business Council

Congratulations to #BVGAlumni Suraj Gupta ’07 on being selected as the newest member of the Forbes Business Council, which is an invitation-only organization for successful executives and entrepreneurs. We are very proud of Suraj’s exceptional achievements and look forward to reading his Forbes articles soon.

Alumni Spotlight: Terence Yeung ’20

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Terence Yeung '20 alumni spotlight table tennis

Big congratulations to #BVGAlumni Terence Yeung ’20 on winning the Silver Medal in U19 Singles representing Canada at the Pan American Youth Table Tennis Championships 2021 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Terence made history by taking the highest podium in singles among Canadians in this tournament since its 2016 debut. We wish Terence the best of luck at the World Youth Championships in Portugal this December. #TableTennisCanada

Photo Source: Table Tennis Canada Facebook Page

Alumni Spotlight: Christina Rakitzis ’15

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Christina Rakitzis '15 feature

Check out the recent feature articles in “Yahoo Style“and “Huff Magazine” about the apparel company, Eletros Streetwear, founded by #BVGAlumni Christina Rakitzis ’15. Christina is excited about these special features and is thrilled that their newly released swimwear line was featured in Toronto Fashion Week 2021 – Fashion Art Toronto. Congratulations to Christina on her accomplishments and wish her continued success in all her future endeavours. 

Christina Rakitzis '15 feature articles in Yahoo Style and Huff Magazine

Christina Rakitzis graduated from Bayview Glen in 2015 and completed her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Toronto this year in Diaspora and Transnational Studies, Equity Studies and Human Geography Studies. In addition, Christina has studied at the Parsons School of Design in New York and started her own apparel business, @eletrostreetwear, based in Toronto and also available in New York and Los Angeles. Learn more about Christina and her brand: eletrostreetwear.com

Alumni Spotlight: Erin Matsuba ’15

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Erin Matsuba, B.A. & Sc., attended McGill University following her graduation from Bayview Glen in 2015. In 2019, she graduated from McGill with First Class Honours in Cognitive Science with a Minor in Psychology. Erin is currently a Doctoral Student at Syracuse University, where she studies Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) using neuroimaging techniques such as electroencephalography. Erin is also a Student Clinician at the Psychological Services Center, where she provides therapy to children and adults diagnosed with anxiety, depression, ASD and more.

Alumni Spotlight: Courtney Chow ’11, LMHC, R-DMT

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Courtney Chow graduated from Bayview Glen in 2011 with honours and received the Catherine Benson Citizenship Award. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from McGill University’15 and a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counselling with a specialization in Dance/Movement Therapy from Lesley University’18, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Licensed as a Mental Health Counsellor, Courtney worked in Boston as a Clinical Supervisor for Bay Cove Human Services providing community mental health treatment to at risk adults with addiction and mental health disorders. She recently returned to Toronto and is waiting for licensure with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).

Alumni Spotlight: Jordyn Listro ’13

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Photo Source: Jordyn Listro Instagram @jordylistro

We are proud to share that #BVGAlumni Jordyn Listro ’13 has been selected to join the Canadian women’s soccer national team roster for the 2021 SheBelieves Cup in Orlando, FL, USA.

Jordyn made her international “A” debut for Canada on February 21 against Argentina, and the Canada team won the match with a 1:0 victory.

Read more here.

Photo Source: Canada Soccer Twitter @CanadaSoccerEN