For over a century our alumni have made us proud around the world. Here are just two of our many graduates who are making their mark on the world.  

Christopher Thornborrow ’02

Chris Thornborrow '02Multiple award-winning composer of contemporary classical music, co-founder and artistic director of the music collective the Toy Piano Composers, short film composer, educator and arts advocate—Chris Thornborrow’s career is rich and varied. His future projects include sound design for a one act opera about cyber-bullying at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario and the scoring of Andrew Cividino’s feature film Sleeping Giant. His music has been performed across North America by many acts, including TorQ Percussion, junctQín keyboard collective and Arraymusic. In 2014, Chris was inducted into the HSC Alumni Hall of Excellence. 


Dr. Sheila Singh ’90 

Sheila Singh '90Dr. Sheila Singh ’90 is an associate professor of surgery and biochemistry, a pediatric neurosurgeon at McMaster Children’s Hospital and scientist appointed to the Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. Dr. Singh is the recipient of numerous honours and awards, including a Canada Research Chair in Human Cancer Stem Cell Biology, the Terry Fox Foundation’s New Investigator Award and the Neurosurgical Research and Education Foundation Young-Clinician Investigator Award. She is currently at the forefront of cancer research and is active at McMaster University with a lab team comprised of graduate students, Postdoctoral Fellows and research technicians. Dr. Singh is a member of the HSC Alumni Hall of Excellence.




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