The Battle of the Classes was a resounding success once again this year. Thanks to the support of our Alumni, we raised over $350,000 to support the future leaders of Canada.
The Class of 1980 was the 2021 Winner of the Battle of the Classes with over $100,000 in contributions!
The Class of 1980 will have their name displayed on our Battle of the Classes Challenge Plaque in Panet House and will be VIP guests at the next West Point vs RMC Hockey Game on home ice.
An honourable mention goes to the Class of 1969 who held a challenge within the Battle of the Classes Challenge to raise $30,000 to support the CMR Saint-Jean West Point Military Academy Visit and Sports Event, and the purchase of an Outdoor Sound System for Navy Bay. The Class of 1969 exceed their target and raised $46,123 for a solid second place finish.
The Classes of 1976 (3rd place) and 1979 (4th place) battled each other week after week with one class gaining on the other consistently over the 4 months of competition. In the end the Class of 1976 was able to take 3rd place in the final weeks of competition. Click here to find out where your class ranked.
Our final top 10 classes were:
- 1980 – $103,616
- 1969 – $46,123
- 1976 – $30,815
- 1979 – $23,170
- 1987 – $20,125
- 1988 – $14,366
- 1965 – $12,975
- 1955 – $10,500
- 1925 – $10,000
- 1989 – $10,000
Our top donors in the final week of competition were:
- 7924 Bob Bradshaw, Class of 1969
- 7943 Bill Lye, Class of 1969
- 5604 Ken Smee, Class of 1962
- 10922 Doug Cargo, Class of 1976
- 8052 George Maday, Class of 1969
- 7689 Keith reed, Class of 1969
- 12012 Gilles Archambault, Class of 1979
- 12626 Pudge Townend, Class of 1980
- 16454 René Lafrance, Class of 1988
- 10725 Bruce Morrison, Class of 1975
- 10968 Michael Maxwell, Class of 1976
Thank you to everyone who donated to the 2021 Battle of the Classes Challenge. Together we are able to support worthwhile projects at the Colleges to better prepare the future leaders of Canada.