Name: Betty Cooper
Year: 2010
Category: Builder
Sport: Equestrian & Basketball
A resident of North Grenville since the age of 22, Betty Cooper founded the Oxford Downs Pony Club in 1973.  Betty held many positions during her 23 years with the Pony Club, including District Commissioner (National Executive), Inter Pacific Competition Chairperson, Pony Club Examiner, and Chairman of the National Rally held at Kemptville College.In 1976 Betty founded Kemptville Warriors Basketball and continues to build this program 34 years later. She has been the club President since 1994, a coach since 1992, and held the position of Eastern Ontario Basketball Association Convenor.  In 1996, she was inducted into the Ontario Basketball Hall of Fame.  Players from the Warriors program have gone on to win high school provincial championships, university scholarships and have become university team captains.