The PEI Curling Hall of Fame and Museum held its 15th induction ceremony on November 3rd, 2023 at the Cornwall Civic Centre, upstairs from the Cornwall Curling Club, with inductees the Suzanne Gaudet junior team, who won the 2001 World Junior Women’s Curling Championship, along with Curler/Builder Arleen Harris, and curlers Sean Ledgerwood and Janice MacCallum.
2001 World Junior Champions behind portraits from artist Wayne Wright: (L-R) skip Suzanne Gaudet (now Birt), third Stefanie Richard (now Clark), second Robyn MacPhee, lead Kelly Higgins (now Steele), coach Paul Power. Alternate Carol Webb (now Whitaker) was unable to attend due to a curling commitment.
Inductees Suzanne (Gaudet) Birt and Paul Power
Inductee Arleen Harris
Board member Al Ledgerwood (left) and inductee Sean Ledgerwood
Janice MacCallum was unable to attend due to a family matter, so Al Ledgerwood spoke and Shelley Muzika accepted on her behalf.
Al Ledgerwood and Shelley Muzika with certificate for Janice MacCallum
Master of Ceremonies was Paul H. Schurman, with dignitaries present including Judy Herlihy from the Town of Cornwall, Curl PEI Secretary Travis Jones, and Cornwall Curling Club President Kim Nickerson.
Kim Nickerson Travis Jones
Judy Herlihy, with Paul H. Schurman in the background