Matthew Reid (W. Garfield Weston Loran Scholar ’05) was featured in the London Free Press.

A decade ago, Matt Reid was a fresh-faced student ­trustee with the Thames Valley District school board, which was grappling with a new policy that would be more inclusive to gay and lesbian ­students.

He never imagined he’d be a trailblazer.

But Monday, Reid became London’s first openly gay elected official.

Read the article in the London Free Press: