2024 Princess – Shaeleigh Spracklin

Shaeleigh Rose is 24 years of age. Her Irish ancestry comes from her maternal side, the Bailie’s from county Antrim and the O’Reilly’s from county Cavan. She is a recent graduate of Concordia University with a Bachelor of Science, major in Biochemistry and a minor in Irish Studies. She is currently working full time in an Immunology laboratory as an analyst, working on clinical trials for major diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer’s and diabetes. Her future plans are to obtain a Master of Science in clinical research. 

Shaeleigh loves to travel and to spend her time outdoors, hiking, kayaking and camping. This summer she will be competing in a half-marathon and a duathlon race. For her downtime, she enjoys reading, yoga and learning how to crochet.  She volunteered at Vaudreuil-Soulanges Palliative Care and Le Nichoir in Hudson. She traveled to Mexico to help build a medical center and volunteered for wildlife conservation projects at Dinokeng and Kruger National Park in South Africa. She has been very active in multiple sports and danced competitively for the Bernadette Short School of Irish Dance for 12 years.