First HSR Staff Bursary Awarded
Colin Quinn (95-98) – The first recipient of the HSR Staff Alumni Association Bursary was a Beaver, Cub, Scout and Venturer and worked at HSR for four years as Staff-in-Training, Outtripper/Survival Instructor and Senior Waterfront Instructor.
He attended Humber College’s Fire Services Preparation Program in fall/winter of 1998/99 and graduated with Honours.
In June 2000 Colin was hired onto the Markham Fire and Emergencies Services Department as a firefighter (the youngest of over 160 firefighters!) and has returned on numerous occasions to provide fire fighting instruction to the staff. He married camp nurse Sarah Parks-Quinn (98-08) and now living in Brooklyn, Ontario. Colin and Sarah have a daughter Emma Morgan born in 2005 and a son Gavin Douglas born in 2009.