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Bodwell celebrated graduation of Class of 2013 on Mar 22, with special guest speaker Patrick Chan giving speech to the students.

Graduation Ceremony – Class of 2013

March 28th, 2013 | Tags: Alumni,Homepage,Special Events

Graduation Ceremony for Class of 2013

Bodwell celebrated the graduation for the 146 members of the Class of 2013 on Mar 22nd. Mr. Bastien Bonilla gave a valedictory speech and we had a special guest Mr. Patrick Chan giving special messages to Bodwell graduates.


Guest Speaker’s Message

Patrick Chan is a Canadian figure skater. He is a three-time (2011-2013) World champion, a two-time (2010-2011, 2011-2012) Grand Prix Final champion, a two-time (2009, 2012) Four Continents champion and a six-time (2008-2013) Canadian champion.

Just a week after setting a world record in the short program and ultimately winning the world championship title, Toronto-native Patrick visited Bodwell High School in North Vancouver to celebrate graduation of Class of 2013.

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Live Webcast on the Internet

Whole ceremony was broadcast live thru internet on March 22, 2013, Friday, 1:05 pm (PST). Following video clip is an abridged version of Patrick’s speech to Bodwell’s graduates, also found at Bodwell’s official YouTube channel.

Bodwell High School - Graduation Ceremony


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Canadian figure skating great Patrick Chan addresses students during the graduation ceremony at North Vancouver’s Bodwell High School March 22. The 22-year-old was in town to give the keynote speech, meet students and present scholarships just one week after claiming his third straight world figure skating title in London, Ont. – photo and caption in courtesy of NORTH SHORE NEWS


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