Shannon McNeil (Fraser): In Memoriam

Shannon Lea McNeil (Fraser) of New Glasgow, Pictou County and Calgary, Alberta passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014 at the age of 30 years.  She had been employed as an elementary Physical Education teacher with the Christ the Redeemer Catholic School Division.

Shannon graduated from East Pictou Rural High School and had been a student leader, participating in many extra-curricular activities.  She went on to St. Francis Xavier University and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Human Kinetics in 2006.

Shannon entered the Bachelor of Education program in September of 2007 and quickly gained a reputation for her dedication and work ethic in her pursuit of her teaching career.  She was a good friend and a trusted colleague.  She graduated in May, 2009 and attained her teaching position with the Christ the Redeemer Board.  She quickly became a favorite of her students and made a strong impact in her school in her short time there.

Shannon leaves behind her husband, Dan McNeil, her extended families, and a host of friends and colleagues in the Faculty of Education.  We will always remember her for her dedication to her profession.