Calgary Board of Education

Lord Beaverbrook High School Alumnus and Astronaut, Dr. Robert Thirsk receives Calgary Board of Education Legacy Award!

November 9, 2017

The students and staff at Lord Beaverbrook High School are very pleased to join in the celebration of Dr. Robert Thirsk as he received the Calgary Board of Education Legacy Award.

Dr. Thirsk was a former student at Lord Beaverbrook High School, is an engineer, physician and astronaut. He served on two space shuttle missions and holds the Canadian record for spending the most time in space while he was on the International Space Station.

Dr. Thirsk was honoured to also be presented with a piece of art work prepared by Grade Eleven Lord Beaverbrook student, Giovanna Acosta!


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