Tess Simpson, who hails from west of Ingleside, is a nationally ranked swimmer who has brought honor and prestige to both her community and her swim club - the Cornwall Sea Lions. A dedicated athlete, Tess trains 20 hours a week for her events. This year in Calgary, she won a silver medal at the Junior Nationals in the 50 metre backstroke and a bronze medal in the 100 backstroke. In 2005, she traveled to Winnipeg where she captured a silver and a bronze medal in the 50 and 100 metre backstroke respectively. In addition to her national level accomplishments, Tess has accumulated 4 Provincial medals.