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Stewart, John T.

Stewart, John T.
Stewart was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1928 and educated at Spiers School, Beith, Scotland. He graduated from the faculty of medicine at Glasgow University in 1953 and immigrated to Canada in 1955. Stewart established his practice as a family physician in St. Catharines and was the Ridley physician for over 34 years until his retirement in 1995. He served thousands of Ridleians in his daily visits to the Schmon infirmary, on the football field, in the hockey rink and at the rowing course. Very active in the rowing community, Stewart served as the doctor for the Canadian Olympic rowing team at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal and at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. He died on April 3, 2010 in St. Catharines.
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With more than 700 students from over 50 countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the only co-ed independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.