Three Colin Hood OFSAA awards also presented last Tuesday night
By Pat Payton
There were several Major Awards handed out at DCVI on Tuesday, June 11 as the school held its annual athletic awards social.
The following are the 25 Saluki athletes and teacher/coach who won these Major Awards for the 2018-19 season. Athletes had to play on a minimum of three school sports teams to qualify for these awards.
Grade 7-8 girls MVP – Ellen Thorup and Anne Griffith-Jones.
Grade 7-8 girls sportsmanship award – Avery Jones.
Grade 7-8 boys MVP – Jimmy Schiedel.
Grade 7-8 boys sportsmanship award – Peyton Lobb and Rourke McEwan.
Grade 9 girls MVP – Lydia Taylor.
Grade 9 girls sportsmanship award – Audrey Littlejohn.
Grade 9 boys MVP – Jake Littlejohn.
Grade 9 boys sportsmanship award – Mason Boonstra.
Junior girls MVP – Ava Bettger.
Junior girls sportsmanship award – Jelena Lorentz.
Junior boys MVP – Ethan Aarts.
Junior boys sportsmanship award – Scott Standeaven.
Senior girls MVP – Aimee King.
Senior girls sportsmanship award – Hazel Taylor and Kayley Thompson.
Senior boys MVP – Connor Aarts and Duncan Massie.
Senior boys sportsmanship award – Sean Slater.
Special sportsmanship awards (International students) – Simon Lu (Nordic skiing, swim team, Senior boys soccer), Penny Nupui (Jr. girls soccer) and Julia Hemosilla Sant (Jr. girls basketball).
Colin Hood OFSAA awards (student athletes) – Nathalie Bettger and Joe Hutton.
Colin Hood OFSAA teacher award – Stephen Chateauvert.
MVP award traits
–Demonstrates outstanding skill or talent; has a tenacious desire to do well; exhibits strong leadership during the games and practices; makes major contributions to the team; shows a commitment to the team and sport through attendance, effort and play; and always puts forth a 100 percent effort.
Sportsmanship award traits
–Respect for officials, teammates, fans, coaches and opposition; positive influence towards the team, on and off the court; encourage teammates to demonstrate positive behaviour and leads by example; displays a strong work ethic and sense of pride in practices and games; and accepts both winning and losing with class.
Colin Hood OFSAA Awards
–One graduating male, one graduating female and one coach. Throughout their high school careers, these athletes and coaches have been committed to the success of school sport at their school and within their association.
These students are not necessarily the “all-star athlete,” but the ones who never miss a practice and are always working in school, athletics and in the community. The recipients of this award are role models for other student-athletes through all aspects of their daily life.