John McCrae Secondary School Academics and Teams

Grade 12, 2013-14

  • Honour Society
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  • Valedictorian
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  • Community Builder Award
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  • Member of the Link Crew
  • Member of the Live-it-up Program
  • Spoke at 10 schools in Ottawa grades 1-12 on Goal Setting
  • Was invited back for a second time as the key note speaker at a “Because I Am a Girl” event
  • Constantly trained and coached individuals in Taekwon-do
  • Played on the JMSS softball team
  • Raised $400 through coaching Taekwon-do and donated it all to Relay for Life
  • Let Kick-boxing classes through the night at our school Relay for Life event
  • Won double GOLD at the Canadian Eastern TKD Championships in May in Nova Scotia

Grade 11, 2012-2013


  • Honour Society




  • Outstanding Achievement for Healthy Active Living




  • Member of the Link Crew
  • Member of the Live it Up Program
  • HPA Student
  • Organizing the Leadership Camp


  • Member of the Speaking Bureau for:

  • Trains with the National Taekon-Do Team in preparation for the World Championships in Spain 2013
  • Trains with the Ottawa Lions Track and Field Club (Javelin, Shot Put and Discus)

Grade 10, 2011-2012


  • Honour Society
  • Athletic Award for Track and Field for Determination and Dedication
  • Attended Leadership Camp
  • Member of the Link Crew
  • Member of the Live it Up Program


  • Played on the varsity basketball team


  • Track and Field – Javelin, Discus and Shot Put

May 10th- National Capital High School Classic Track and Field

  • 1st place javelin
  • 1st place discus
  • 1st place shot put

The Ottawa Citizen wrote…

“Kayla Maduk of John McCrae was the meet’s only triple winner as she recorded top finishes in the girls’ junior shot put, 10.59 metres; discus, 28.38 metres; and javelin, 30.82 metres; She won the shot put by 3.26 metres, the discus by 4.93 metres, and the javelin by 6.54 metres.”

May 16th – West Conference Track and Field

  • 1st place Javelin (broke the 2002 meet record)
  • 1st place Shot put
  • 2nd place Discus

May 23rd – National Capital H.S. Championships – Junior Female Champion

  • 1st place – shot put
  • 2nd place – discus
  • 2nd place – javelin

June 1st – Eastern Regionals

  • 1st place – shot put
  • 2nd place – discus (PB)
  • 3rd place – javelin

June – OFSAA – Brockville

  • 3rd place – Javelin
  • 4th place – shot put

Extra Taekwon-Do Competitions

June 2012 – Pan Am Championships – Trois Rivieres

  • Gold Medal – Sparring Hyper Weight U18
  • Gold Medal – Patterns 3rd degree U18
  • Gold Medal – Team Sparring U18

Overall Best Female U18 Athlete

May 2012 – Blackburn Challenge – Ottawa

  • Gold Medal – 3 rd Degree Patterns (Competed in the Adult Division)
  • Gold Medal – Hyper Weight Sparring (Competed in the Adult Division)

Grade 9, 2010-2011


  • Honour Society – Awarded to students who obtain an average of 80% or better in eight subjects
  • Outstanding Achievement Award – Healthy Active Living 2010-2011
  • John McCrae Secondary School Bulldog Pride Award – awarded to one student at each grade level who demonstrated the achievement of  goals that are in keeping with the spirit of Bulldog Pride such as exemplary citizenship, academic perseverance, co-operation and commitment



  • Attended Leadership Camp
  • Played on the Varsity Soccer Team

2011 East Region Track and Field:

      • 1st- shot put
      • 2nd – javelin
      • 4th- discus

2011 West Conference: Midget Girls Champion

      • 1st – javelin
      • 1st -shot put
      • 1st -discus

2011 N.C.S.S.A.A – Midget Girls Champion

    • 1st- shot put
    • 1st – discus
    • 1st – javelin
  • Went to OFSAA for Track and Field – qualified for shot put, javelin and discus
  • Placed 3rd at OFSAA for shot put

Extra Taekwon-Do Tournaments

May 7th, 2011 – Eastern Canadian Championships – Ottawa

  • Gold Medal – Sparring Hyper Weight U18
  • Gold Medal – Patterns 2nd degree U18





  • Gold Medal– 2nd degree patterns U18
  • Silver Medal – Individual Sparring- Hyper-weight U18
  • Silver Medal – Team Power Breaking-U18



World Championships in New Zealand


Gold for 2nd Degree Patterns


Silver for Team Power Breaking


Silver for Sparring


Tournaments for 2010

2010 – November – Vancouver

  • Gold – Patterns
  • Bronze – Sparring
  • Silver – Power Breaking


2010, March – Provincials – Ottawa

  • Gold for sparring
  • Bronze for patterns

2010, March – Eastern Canadian Championships– Montreal

  • Gold for Sparring
  • Gold for Power Breaking
  • Silver for Patterns



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