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Memorable Manitobans: Victoria Morris “Vicki” Cielen (?-2014)

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Educator.

Born in Winnipeg, daughter of Margaret and Gilbert Morris, she attended Golden Gate School, Silver Heights Collegiate, Red River College, and the University of Manitoba. She then taught at St. James Collegiate, Sturgeon Creek Collegiate, Daniel McIntyre Collegiate, and St. John’s High School. She left teaching to work as a property manager and was accepted into the Law School at the University of Manitoba but decided to return to teaching instead, as head of the Business Education Department at Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive School and later was its Vice-Principal for 11 years. She spent six years as Principal of Lockport Junior High School before returning to Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive School as Principal for the last three years of her life. She died at Winnipeg on 18 June 2014.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 13 September 2014.

We thank Frances Kasper for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 May 2015

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