Campus Life

Torch relay to feature U of L runners

The 2010 Olympic Torch Relay will make its way through the Lethbridge area Sunday, Jan. 17 and as of now, three individuals with ties to the University of Lethbridge are included on the torch relay team.

Calgary resident and CP Rail employee Chantelle Dubois Nishiyama (BA '98), local music educator Ken Rogers (BEd/BMus '86) and current Faculty of Management student James Zanoni are all scheduled to carry the torch on Sunday.

A full day of festivities is planned with family activities beginning at 1 p.m. at Henderson Ice Centre. The actual torch relay is expected to go from 4 to 6 p.m. with the day's events concluding with fireworks at 6:50 p.m. at Henderson Lake Park.

A map of the torch relay route can be found at this website:

Torch Arrival and Stage Show (Main Stage At Henderson Lake Park, beginning at 4:30 p.m.)

4:40 p.m. Official Welcome

4:50 p.m. Entertainment by Aboriginal Hoop Dancers, U of L Global Drums, Trevor Panczak, U of L Women's Chorus and Torch Relay Sponsors Coca-Cola and RBC

5:55 p.m. Arrival of Torch

6:00 p.m. Lighting of the Celebration Cauldron

6:00 p.m. National Anthem sung by Bilingual Schools' Combined Choir

6:05 p.m. Vancouver 2010 Entertainment

6:20 p.m. Entertainment by Hippodrome

6:50 p.m. Extinguishing the Celebration Cauldron / Closing Remarks and Fireworks