School Sports NL rec­og­nizes stu­dents and volunteers at ban­quet

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Stu­dent ath­letes from across the prov­ince were in St. John’s on May 31 for the an­nual awards cer­e­mony by School Sports NL.

In to­tal, 31 in­di­vid­u­als were rec­og­nized for their con­tri­bu­tions in a num­ber of cat­e­gories.


Brother G. I. Athlete of the Year Award

Schol­ar­ships in the amount of $500 will be pre­sented to one male and one fe­male stu­den­tath­lete of the year rep­re­sent­ing A, 2A, 3A and 4A clas­si­fi­ca­tions re­spec­tively.

■ Cameron Col­lier, Be­langer Me­mo­rial

■ Noah Carter, Pear­son Academy

■ Ethan Isaacs, Holy Name of Mary

■ Makenna Tay­lor, Dorset Col­le­giate

■ Dawson Laun­dry, As­cen­sion Col­le­giate

■ Heidi Simp­son, Glover­town Academy

■ Sha­nia Kear­ney, St. Lawrence Academy

■ Ni­cole Kennedy, Mealy Moun­tain Col­le­giate

Stu­dent Ath­letic Pro­gram Vol­un­teer Award

SSNL rec­og­nizes that stu­dents vol­un­teer at the high school, and ju­nior high lev­els through the Var­sity Pro­gram and the pri­mary, el­e­men­tary and ju­nior high grade lev­els through the Par­tic­i­pa­tion Na­tion Pro­gram. Their vol­un­teer work is to be ap­plauded. One male and one fe­male vol­un­teer will be iden­ti­fied each year as the Stu­dent Ath­letic Pro­gram Vol­un­teer of the Year.

■ Gre­gory Kear­ney, Cloud River Academy

■ Hai­ley Nose­wor­thy, Val­mont Academy

Coach­ing Ser­vice Award

In­di­vid­u­als re­ceiv­ing this award have a strong com­mit­ment to the to­tal de­vel­op­ment of stu­dent ath­letes in his or her pro­gram, com­bined with a long his­tory of in­volve­ment in the SSNL Var­sity Pro­gram. This award also rec­og­nizes the con­tri­bu­tions of any coach who has been coach­ing school sports for over 25 years.

■ Rod Beals, Labrador Straits Academy

■ Scott Bishop, Holy Name of Mary Academy

■ Lin­dahl Butt, Glover­town Academy

■ Nish Hynes, King Academy

Hon­our Award

In­di­vid­u­als re­ceiv­ing this award are be­ing rec­og­nized for their out­stand­ing ser­vice to school ath­let­ics at a provin­cial, re­gional and/or zone level. The in­di­vid­ual will have con­tributed to var­sity school sports over at least 10 years, or will have made a sin­gle out­stand­ing con­tri­bu­tion. Re­cip­i­ents of this award may be coaches, of­fi­cials or ad­min­is­tra­tors work­ing in their re­spec­tive lev­els.

■ Lin­dahl Butt, Glover­town Academy

■ Craig Loder, Pear­son Academy

The fol­low­ing in­di­vid­u­als were rec­og­nized at the cer­e­mony, but will re­ceive their awards in the re­gion they rep­re­sent:

Par­tic­i­pa­tion Na­tion Cham­pion Award

In­di­vid­u­als re­ceiv­ing this award are phys­i­cal ac­tiv­ity war­riors, spread­ing the Par­tic­i­pa­tion Na­tion mes­sage on keep­ing stu­dents ac­tive and ad­vo­cat­ing for in­creased phys­i­cal ac­tiv­ity for stu­dents in their ex­tra-cur­ric­u­lar time slot.

■ Corey Samson, Provin­cial Ac­tive Schools Co­or­di­na­tor

■ Patti Cor­co­ran, Dunne Me­mo­rial Academy

■ Karen Hearn, Dunne Me­mo­rial Academy

■ Paulette Isaacs, St. Lawrence Academy

■ Bonita Rum­bolt, St. Mary’s All Grade Re­gional Recog­ni­tion Award

An in­di­vid­ual re­ceiv­ing this award will have made a sig­nif­i­cant con­tri­bu­tion to the SSNL Var­sity Pro­gram in their SSNL Re­gion, over a five year pe­riod, or through one sin­gle out­stand­ing con­tri­bu­tion.

■ Avalon West Re­gion: Jim Shirran, Dis­cov­ery Col­le­giate

■ Burin Penin­sula Re­gion: Matthew Shave, St. Lawrence Academy

■ Cen­tral Re­gion: John White, Bot­wood Col­le­giate

■ Cen­tral West Re­gion: Ryan Saun­ders, M. S. B. Re­gional Academy

■ North­ern Re­gion: San­dra McCor­mack, Meni­hek High School

■ North­ern Penin­sula Re­gion: Ali­cia Old­ford, Bonne Bay Academy

■ South­ern Labrador Re­gion: Matthew Col­bert, Labrador Straits Academy

■ St. John’s Re­gion: Ge­off Moore, Water­ford Val­ley High

■ West­ern Re­gion: Michael Adey, Grandy’s River Col­le­giate

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