EmanEmmanuel Octavious (’23)
Bachelor of Commerce
Moncton, NB

  • Was recruited to play basketball.
  • Is excited to pursue post-secondary education at Mount Allison.
  • Is a first-year Bachelor of Commerce student.
  • Received the Male Athlete of the Year award in his senior year of high school.
  • Feels as though basketball gives him a second family.

"I read about the program I wish to pursue and it's perfect for me. It will lead me toward where I want to be when I'm older. It was a perfect match, which is why I chose to apply to Mount Allison.”


NorvalNorval McConnell (’80)
Bachelor of Science with a major in chemistry
Moncton, NB

  • Was recruited to play basketball.
  • Lived in Hunton House for his first two years and then spent his last two in Thornton House.
  • Was highly involved in intramural sports.
  • Spent the last two years of his teaching career as the principal at Beaverbrook School in Moncton.
  • His daughter, Sara ('20), is currently attending Mount Allison.

"This is how you become the person you are to become. It is the people around you in those school years; if you are surrounded by people who see the world bigger, it encourages you to do the same."


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