The 12th overall pick in the 2019 OHL Priority Selection, Ethan Del Mastro, was a fantastic blueliner for the Mississauga Steelheads in his rookie year. Simultaneously, Ethan was studying 11th grade at Philip Pocock Catholic High School.
During the 2019-2020 season, Ethan Del Mastro earned the achievement of Ontario Hockey League Central Divison’s Academic Player of the Month for January. With this achievement, Ethan was recognized for his dedication and commitment to the classroom, scoring an 84.5% average in classes such as Accounting, Biology, Data Management, and Co-op placement.
Furthermore, in the month of May, Ethan was recognized once again for his academic excellence. This time, Ethan was named to the Ontario Hockey League Scholastic Team. While taking university level courses at Philip Pocock Catholic High School, Ethan obtained an overall average of 87.4% in Finance, Biology, Data Management, Advanced Functions, English, Physics, and a Co-op placement.
“Playing in the OHL while keeping up with school work and maintaining high grades can be a challenge,” Ethan states. “This teaches us to manage our time and be organized everyday while preparing for the future.”
This fall, Ethan was enrolled in physics and kinesiology during the first quadmester of the school year. In this, the school’s second quadmester, Ethan is currently enrolled in English and International Business.
“Teachers Life are proud sponsors of the OHL’s Academic Spotlight Program,” says Doug Baker, President and CEO of Teachers Life. “The dedication of the OHL’s student-athletes to their education mirrors Teachers Life’s commitment to students and educators across the province. By celebrating these athletes, they become role models to kids in their communities through their dedication to academic excellence, integrity and curiosity.”
About Teachers Life
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About Ontario Hockey League
The Ontario Hockey League is a proud member of the Canadian Hockey League which is the world’s largest development hockey league with 60 teams in nine Canadian provinces and four American states. In addition to the OHL, the CHL is made up of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and the Western Hockey League. The CHL supplies more players to the National Hockey League and U SPORTS than any other league.