Judith (Helstab) George
Judith (Helstab) George of Fonthill, Ontario was a member of the Niagara Knights Women's Basketball team from 1981-1984.
In the 1982-1983 season, along with playing, Judith assisted in the coaching duties of the team. Playing Center, her skill and maturity gave the team much-needed experience and stability.
Judith led her team to a Silver Medal at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association championships in the 1981-1982 season. She was twice selected to the championship All-Star Team and ranked as one of the top ten basketball players in Ontario. Her court accomplishments and leadership gained her the Female Athlete of the Year Award in her final season at Niagara.
Her off-court accomplishments included the Business Faculty Academic Award in 1982/83 and 1983/84, Accounting Advisory Committee Award and Convocation Valedictorian in 1983/84.
Basketball was always a passion for Judith, but her most challenging and memorable moment was being chosen for the honour of being Valedictorian of the 1984 convocation ceremonies.
Judith graduated from the Business Administration Accounting program in 1984.