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Dr. Sylvia Fedoruk graduated from high school in Windsor, Ontario, and enrolled at the University of Saskatchewan (B.A., 1949, M.A., 1951) in 1946.
She was a member of 12 intervarsity championship teams.
She played on the Huskiette basketball team that won the Cecil Race Trophy five times, competed on the track team that won the Rutherford Trophy two times, was on the volleyball team that captured the Landa Trophy three times and was a member of the golf team that won the Birks Trophy two times.
She was co-captain of the basketball team for four years.
In addition to her athletic endevours for which she received a Major Athletic award, Sylvia was active in other facets of campus life, including serving as president of the Women's Athletic Board in 1948-49.
She was awarded the prestigious Spirit of the Youth Trophy in 1949 as the female student-athlete combining leadership, sportsmanship, character, academics and athletics.
Sylvia went on to a distinguished career in medical physics, specializing in the use of radiation in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
She became the first-ever female Chancellor at the University of Saskatchewan (1986-91) and was Saskatchewan's Lieutenant-Governor from 1988-94.
Sylvia is the honourary chairperson for the Huskie Athletics Centennial Committee.