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Laurier Grads Soar is a multi-part series that has returned for the 2017-18 year. The segment features former Wilfrid Laurier University athletes and student-leaders in the Athletics and Recreation Department, and the success they have enjoyed since leaving Laurier. Written by award-winning journalist David Grossman, different features will be released throughout the year that will emphasize the role Athletics and Recreation played in helping them achieve succes.

Wayne Kemick- BMO Wealth Advisor: BBA, B.Ed, MBA

It would have been very easy for Wayne Kemick to throw his hands in the air and give up.

But many people don’t know this man, his tenacity and determination to be successful and become a role model for others – including those with physical disabilities.

At the age of 24, his life changed.