RDC announces speaker for 2018 Scholarship Breakfast

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
December 8, 2017 - 4:16pm Updated: December 11, 2017 - 4:55pm

It’s that time of year again – Red Deer College and RDC Athletics are set to host the annual Kings and Queens Scholarship Breakfast.

April 11 at the Harvest Centre, RDC will host keynote speaker Karl Subban, the college revealed Friday.

Subban is a former school principal and father to three professional hockey players, including NHL All-Star P.K. Subban. Other sons Malcolm and Jordan are with the Vegas Golden Knights and Los Angeles Kings organizations.

Karl, who moved from Jamaica to Ontario in the 1970s, will speak to breakfast attendees about reaching their potential through humour and anecdotes.

Andrew Jones, a second-year member of the RDC Kings curling team and 2017 CCAA silver medalist, says he’s appreciative of how the scholarships allow student-athletes to compete in a sport they enjoy while receiving a valuable education.

“The impact of scholarships and the Scholarship Breakfast is huge. The scholarships that I have received allow me to attend school and curl without having to work a part-time job,” said Jones, a Business Administration General Management student. “I can fully commit myself to my studies, my sport, and make time to give back to the community, which is something that all of us on the Student-Athlete Advisory Council have worked hard to instill as one of the core values of RDC Athletics.”

To receive Karl Subban’s autographed book in time for Christmas, as well as a Scholarship Breakfast ticket and rare opportunity to hear Karl Subban speak, order your tickets before December 15. All funds raised will generously support RDC’s student-athletes.

RDC student-athletes giving back to our community

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