GPRC is proud to be standing up for Mental Health Awareness by making some noise for mental health.
Student-athletes and mental health advocates in Alberta are teaming up with RBC Olympians and Sheldon Kennedy to reduce stigma related to mental illness and promote mental health and wellness. Make Some Noise for Mental Health is an award-winning campaign which promotes mental health awareness on 17 post-secondary campuses in 15 communities. Coinciding with ‘Blue Monday’, the campaign begins on January 16 and continues until February 12, 2017.
Hometown: St. Albert, A.B. Program: Bachelor of Science
Riki, a 5’10” forward from St. Albert, AB., is studying her Bachelor of Science, University Transfer Program at GPRC and plays for the GPRC Women’s Basketball team. Riki is a skilled forward who has the ability to step out and score from the perimeter when needed and is often tasked with defending the opponents top forwards. Riki was the Wolves’ top re-bounder with 8 boards and chipped in with 7 points this past Saturday and was named Player of the Game for GPRC in a tough loss to Concordia in Edmonton. Riki will be looked upon to help the Wolves crack into the win column this weekend win we play host to the Augustana Vikings.
#15 Kassandra Little
Hometown: Stratford, P.E.I. Program: Bachelor of Science Kinesiology
Kassie, a 6’ forward from Stratford, PEI., is in her first year of study in the Bachelor of Science – Kinesiology Program. Kassie is a dynamic forward who has been working hard to develop her perimeter game and is currently the Wolves’top three point shooter by percentage. Kassie was selected as the Player of the Game last Friday night in a tough loss versus Concordia in Edmonton after leading GPRC with 7 points and 7 rebounds in 27 minutes. Kassie looks to play a large role for the Wolves this weekend as they play host to the Vikings of Augustana while looking for their first wins of the young season.