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Aldis Peterson - Portrait

Formal studio head and shoulders image of Aldis Peterson, star athlete in basketball and tennis.

Bio/Historical Note: Aldis Marjorie (Pete) Peterson graduated from Nutana Collegiate and enrolled at the University of Saskatchewan in 1941. Peterson competed in both basketball and tennis. An outstanding forward, she served as team captain for two years. As a member of the tennis team, she was runner-up in singles at the 1944 Western Championships. For her participation in sports, Peterson was awarded a Major Athletic Award in 1943-1944. She served as secretary to the Women's Athletic Directorate and became the first president of the women's Athletic Board. She was a cheerleader for two years and served as vice-president of the SRC in 1944-1945. In 1944-1945 Peterson was awarded the prestigious "Spirit of Youth" Trophy for having exhibited outstanding athletic skills combined with high qualities in leadership. Peterson married Fred (Bud) Carson (1923-2013), also an inductee into the University of Saskatchewan Athletic Wall of Fame. She died in Toronto on 16 April 1998.

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