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Graduate Profiles


Graduate Profiles

Our internationally-acclaimed curriculum in math, science, English, music, and languages cultivates curiosity and promotes mastery while encouraging students to ask big questions and make meaningful connections with the world outside the classroom. The academic program at Trafalgar Castle School allows each girl to discover her potential and find her unique path.

Our graduates continue to excel after they are accepted into their first-choice institution. Trafalgar alumnae can be found all over the world, working in film studios, financial institutions, research labs, emergency rooms, art galleries, and international aid centres. If you can imagine it, our Trafalgar grads are doing it!

Class of 2022: Meet a few of our Graduates

This year’s graduates highlight the diverse passions of our students and how the academic program at Trafalgar Castle School allows each girl to discover her potential and pursue her unique path.

Daniela C., Fordham University at Lincoln Centre (New York) Political Studies 

A boarding student at the School for two years, Daniela shares what she loved most at Trafalgar was the community she was a part of. Among her many friendships with students, the teachers and staff made her feel like she lived with her second family. She believes Trafalgar prepared her for post-secondary tremendously and shares that her professors at Fordham University are impressed by her contributions to class. 

Some of her fondest memories include making honour roll both years and having lunch each day with her best friends in boarding. Daniela is confident taking on this new stage in her life thanks to the experience she had at Trafalgar Castle School.

Malia H., University of British Columbia Political Studies 

During her four years at Trafalgar Malia took advantage of any opportunity to try something new. She let her spirit shine as House Captain during her Grade 11 year and took her athletics to new heights as captain of both the Senior Field Hockey and Senior Soccer team. She shares she was always encouraged to get outside of her comfort zone.

Her fondest memories include skiing at winter camp, House airbands and being field hockey division champions…twice! As she embarks on her first year of university she believes the study skills and habits she developed at Trafalgar will help her in her post-secondary studies.

Chaen H., Stony Brook University (New York) Computer Science 

Joining Trafalgar Castle School in Grade 10, Chaen demonstrated what it means to truly be a Trafalgar student. She spent her time at Trafalgar honing and improving her leadership skills especially as a Prefect in her Grade 12 year. She also held other leadership positions including Co-captain of Maxwell House and a member of the Upper School Council. She was heavily involved in the school community as part of Dante’s Dispatch, Math Club, and UNICEF Clubs. Chaean put her math skills to work as she peer-tutored younger students.

Alice L., University of Toronto Engineering

During her time at the Castle, Alice fully immersed herself in Trafalgar life.  She was a member of the Robotics Team, the Photography and Global Ideas Institute Clubs and the Yearbook. When it came to the arts Alice was part of both the Traditional Chinese Instrument Club and Art with Heart.  She also played on the School’s Badminton Team.

Her many highlights during her time at Trafalgar include Christmas 2020 at the Castle, the musical Matilda, completing many interesting projects with her classmates.  Alice shares that she has made lifelong friends while studying at Trafalgar and she will forever cherish the time spent with these friends both inside and outside of the classroom.

Van Anh L., Ontario Tech University – Medical Laboratory Science Program

Van Anh was part of the Trafalgar Community for a year and a half. While at the Castle, she fully immersed herself into School Life and all the opportunities offered. Van joined Trafalgar with the hopes of creating long-lasting connections, improving her education, learning about herself and trying new things. With that in mind, she became part of many clubs and organizations such as the Science Contest Club, Math Contest Club/ Math Club, Chess Club, Art with Heart, Photography Club, French Club and the DELF Club. Her favourite moments were experiencing Arts Week, participating in the Science Fair, Stratford and Canada’s Wonderland trips, Graduation Dinner/ Dance/ Tea, and engaging in interesting discussions with peers and teachers. 

Meeraya M., University of Guelph – Zoology

Meeraya came to Trafalgar in Grade 5 and spent eight years at the Castle! While she didn’t arrive at the Castle with any specific goals other than having fun, her goals changed and developed as she got older. Her main goal was to be herself and someone that other students could go to for help, advice, or if they just need someone to talk to. Throughout her eight years at Trafalgar, she had the chance to participate in many co-curriculars that shaped her into the person she is today. Throughout her time at Trafalgar, Meeraya was a valuable member of our Athletics teams, participating in volleyball, tennis, soccer, basketball and badminton. With a love for the Arts, you could also find her playing with the Brass Ensemble, Castle Band and on stage in the school plays or expressing her creativity in the Art with Heart and reading clubs. Other pursuits included LEGO Robotics, robotics mentor, Math and Science clubs along with being actively engaged in the Chess Club, UNICEF, Active Citizenship and gardening clubs.

She has been a prominent leader at the School, being a part of Student Council for five years, TASC Co-Head, and in her final year, Head Prefect.

Meerya’s greatest achievements have included becoming TASC Co-Head, getting the role of Head Prefect, being elected May Queen and Valedictorian in her Grade 12 year. She also spearheaded the Period Equity Project (PEP). Aimed at spreading awareness on issues around period equity and menstrual health, PEP brought free menstrual products into the School’s washroom facilities in case of emergencies.

Meeraya says, “during my time at Trafalgar, I grew up from a little kid to a strong, independent person and every moment at the Castle shaped me into the person I am today. Even though I am sad to be leaving the Castle, I know it is in great hands with the School’s future students.” 

Angel Q., University of Waterloo – Computer Science

Angel spent a memorable, life-changing four years at Trafalgar full of adventure and personal growth. She explored her hobbies by participating in various clubs including the Archery Club, Castle Band, Castle Singers and the Robotics Team. All these co-curriculars filled her with valuable experiences and memories. In addition to co-curricular activities, she is grateful for Trafalgar instilling confidence in her and allowing her to express herself. As she enters a new chapter in her education, she will continue to have a firm voice thanks to the values and lessons learned at Trafalgar.

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