Becca Kim is a full-time grade 12 student at Waterloo Collegiate Institute. She is the co-mayor of WCI as well as a 4 sport student athlete. Kim is a crucial part of the schools’ basketball, volleyball, badminton, and soccer teams.
She plays on the Woolwich Wolfpack soccer team which has dominated the provincial and national league for the past 3 years. Sports are a huge part of Becca’s life and have introduced her to many of her significant peers and role models. Growing up she played many different sports competitively including hockey, basketball, and soccer. She started soccer at only 5 years old, hockey at 6 years old, and basketball at 10 years old.
Becca has learned many important attributes from playing sports including teamwork, leadership, and dedication. “Now I know what it’s like to work together with a team while also trying to better yourself. I’ve learned to lead the team while things are going rough like trying to figure out ways to motivate others. I know how to take criticism and use that to my advantage as well.” says Kim. She admits to using these skills in the classroom and in everyday life as well as on the court/field/rink.
Becca not only excels in athletics, but is very strong in her academics as well. Kim has been on the honour role since grade 9 and was awarded the “Introduction to Business” award. She takes her academics extremely serious and believes academics should always come before sports, no matter what.
Kim recently committed to Queens University in Kingston, Ontario for soccer this coming September.