2019 Club Award Recipients
Congratulations to all of the 2018/19 skating season award recipients!
Most Improved Skaters
Canskate: Nadia Al-Imani and Vidhi Mandalia
Excel: Manaaz Gakhar
Star 1: Sevia Neufeld and Payton Unger
Star 2: Samantha Renfrey and Meika Jones
Star 3: Ivy Nordell and Alex Webber
Star 5: Ava Bush and Cora-Lee Hagel
Recipient: Ashley Borglund
Criteria: Observe/following rules, fairness, generosity, empathy, good attitude whether winning or losing. The standard by which others will be judged.
Canskater of the Year
Recipient: Nyla Bamara, she also won for Region and BC Section!
Criteria: Emphasis on talent and skill achievement coupled with the spirit of skating. This skater will have the desire to continue and succeed in skating.
Spirit of Skating
Recipients: Nicole Renfrey and Nyla Bamara
Criteria: Emphasis on personal achievement or accomplishments. Embody the qualities considered to be the “Spirit of Skating” - commitment, perseverance, dedication, passion, triumph and talent.
Most Improved Synchronized Skater
Criteria: this is the second year for this award and will be given to the skater or skaters that have met the challenge of learning their synchro routine, improving a noticably significant amount throughout the year. Also have dedication, and passion for synchronized skating.
Beginner Snowflakes: Jessica Renfrey
Elementary Snow Crystals: Hayley Otteson
Pre-Novice Black Ice: Rhianna Antoiuk-Davies
Adult 2 Ice Spirits: Kimberley Driscoll
Judy MacDonald Award:
Recipient: Sandi Webber
Criteria: to be presented to an Individual, Group, Organization, or Business, who has shown extra ordinary efforts to improve the club for the benefit of the skaters.
The Judy Macdonald award is given to an individual, or group who has gone the extra mile. Judy Macdonald was a mother of two girls that skated with the Aldergrove club many years ago. Judy was always ready to take on any job and was always there to help no matter how little or big the job was.
This years recipient stepped up to a very large job of feeding our judges and officials and volunteers at not only one competition that we hosted but 2 competitions!! She not only stepped up to the job but did an absolutely fabulous job keeping costs down and making great meals. Sandi Webber is this years winner of the Judy Macdonald award.