OMSK and I.L. Thomas share Six Nations School Cross Country Gold

On you’re mark, get set and go for gold at the 2019 Six Nations school cross country event. Students from Six Nations schools compete for gold at Chiefswood Park, and the right to represent their school at Brant County Cross Country. (Photo By Neil Becker)

By Neil Becker Sports Writer OHSWEKEN – It wasn’t speed but a remarkable act that took centre stage at the Six Nations school Cross Country competition this year. OMSK’s Grant Bomberry received special recognition for a simple act of kindness. Bomberry spotted a fellow runner suddenly stop running and went to his aid. “He’s in my class. He’s my friend,” Bomberry said. “He was hurt and I was there to help him.” OMSK principal Travis Anderson, who organized the race September 24th at Chiefswood Park, saw Bomberry stop to help a fellow competitor who couldn’t continue on. Anderson gave Bomberry special recognition during presentations for his act of kindness. Bomberry’s selfless deed was the talk among teachers and parents who saw what happened. The school races had kindergartens to grade…

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