Rain Whited was just four when his father thought he was old enough to begin playing organized sports.
“He asked me, ‘Do you want to play hockey or lacrosse?’ I didn’t even know what lacrosse was but I said, ‘Lacrosse.’ I think it was the Creator guiding me.”
For Whited, a member of the Oneida Nation of the Thames, lacrosse went on to become an integral part of his life. He played for the Windsor Warlocks, Windsor Clippers, and Wallaceburg Red Devils until he aged out of competitive leagues locally at 21.
A virtual think tank on Feb. 10 will discuss three local health research projects.
Rain Whited, a member of the Oneida Nation of the Thames, will share his love of lacrosse at a campus event Jan. 23.
Students from local high schools received awards from the Faculty of Human Kinetics for their academic achievements and extra-curricular activities.