Anne Mackie Morelli
Track & Field Athlete - Inducted 1987
Anne Mackie Morelli raced quickly from the starting blocks to provincial, national, and international prominence. During her career as a track athlete, she competed in distance races up to 800m which became her specialty. She was either the Indoor or Outdoor Canadian Champion over the distance from 1977 to 1980. Anne Mackie Morelli also won several medals in international competition including a bronze in the 4 x 400m relay at the 1978 Commonwealth Games, fourth in the 800m at the 1979 Pan American Games, and third in the Liberty Bell Track Meet - the alternative to the 1980 Olympic Games which were boycotted by Canada.
Anne was inducted into the University of British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame in 2010. When Anne was training on the national team and while at UBC in the late 1970s, she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education, a Teaching Certificate, and a Master's Degree in Counselling Psychology. Anne also became a Registered Clinical Counsellor. She worked as a clinical counsellor in the community and then began her profession as a high school counsellor and administrator.
As she approached 60, Anne became a Pastor of Women’s Ministries and began writing her first blog, A Sacred Exchange and then her current Blog, The Stones Call. Several years later, she decided to go back to University and enrolled in the Seminary at Trinity Western where she is working toward earning a Master's in Christian Studies and Leadership degree.