Hall of Fame - Athlete Category
Mary Dempster’s career took her to the University of Manitoba in 1973 and then on to the University of North Dakota where she was named All Conference and Most Valuable Player in 1977 and 1978. She joined the National Volleyball Team and helped Canada to an 11th Place finish at the World Championships in Mexico in 1974 and on to the 1976 Olympics in Montreal where Canada placed eighth. Mary continued on with the National Team until 1978 culminating with the world championships in Russia. Finishing up her career at the senior club level, Mary was on 4 consecutive provincial championship teams (1980 – 83). She is an educator at Fort Richmond Collegiate and continues to give back, having coached both girls and boys teams at several High Schools (Kelvin, Fort Richmond and Vincent Massey).