Listen Live
HomeNewsCFL stars visting Peace Wapiti students

CFL stars visting Peace Wapiti students

Students of the Peace Wapiti School Division will have a couple of special visitors this week.

Students at eight schools in the district will hear from retired CFL linebacker Jed Roberts and B.C. Lions free safety J.R. LaRose.

The presentations are part of the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit school tours that aim to provide positive cultural role models to students.

FNMI Coordinator Darrell Willier hopes staff and students will be inspired after hearing from the two athletes.

- Advertisement -

“It helps to encourage FNMI students to pursue their goals and dreams through hard work. It also helps to dispell some

Roberts, who is metis, played for the Edmonton Eskimos for thirteen seasons. LaRose, whose mother is full cree, has been with the lions since 2010.

- Advertisment -
- Advertisment -
- Advertisement -

Continue Reading