Kate Pace Lindsay

Doctor of Education

(honoris causa) DEd

Kate Pace Lindsay was bestowed an honorary Doctor of Education on Thursday, June 7, 2007 and delivered the convocation address to the graduates of Nipissing’s Faculty of Education, Junior / Intermediate division.

Born and raised in North Bay, Pace Lindsay is the team captain and program director for ACT NOW…the best you can be! School Program, an interactive wellness program that works to inspire people of all ages and abilities to lead a healthy lifestyle. One of the greatest women’s speed racers in the world, she won six World Cup medals and three Canadian downhill championships during her competitive skiing career. She won the downhill event at the 1993 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, while competing with a broken wrist, and was named Canadian female athlete of the year in 1993. Pace Lindsay was a member of the national team at the 1994 and 1998 Winter Olympics.