CBN Skating Club recognizes top skaters
The Conception Bay North Skating Club held two season finale showcases just before Easter.
The first took place at the S.W. Moores Memorial Stadium, Harbour Grace March 29, while the second took place at the Bay Arena, Bay Roberts April 4.
Both shows presented the skills of Canskaters and highlighted the Star and Competitive skaters.
Club President Joanne Efford, handed out a number of awards at each showcase.
Toni Lynn Parsons from the Bay Arena and Mitchell Peach from S. W. Moores were named this year’s winners of the BMO Financial Group CanSkate Champion Medals. The medals are given to skaters who demonstrate the qualities considered to be a champion.
Sarah Dawson took home the BMO Financial Group CanSkater of the Year Award. The award goes to a young skater in the club who demonstrates commitment and dedication to skating.
The Club nominated Katie Cranford for Skate Canada Homesense STARSkate Athlete Award for a skater displaying talent and passion for the sport of figure skating.
Rachel Petten was nominated for the Skate Canada Program Assistant Award. The club nominated Petten for making a significant contribution to the club in teaching young children to skate.
The Rebecca’s Passion for Skating Award is presented to a junior skater who demonstrates the most passion for skating. This year’s winner was April Squires.
Ashley Porter accepted the Gina Blundon Award from Alice Blundon. The award is given annually to the most deserving senior skater in the Club who displays “passion, spirit and triumph.”
GINA BLUNDON AWARD - Alice Blundon presents the Gina Blundon Award to Ashley Porter. The award is given annually to the most deserving senior skater in the CBN Skating Club who displays “passion, spirit and triumph.”
Left, Sarah Dawson accepts the BMO Financial Group CanSkater of the Year Award from Joanne Efford, president, Conception Bay North Skating Club. Right, Toni Lynn Parsons of the Bay Arena accepts a BMO Financial Group CanSkate Championship Medal from Joanne.