WINNIPEG - The annual awards gala for Skate Canada was cancelled due to the COVD-19 Pandemic, but the winners have been announced.
Skate Canada will be sharing information about the award recipients on their social media in the coming weeks.
The first set of recipients were selected from nominations submitted by Skate Canada members throughout the province in skater, coach and volunteer categories;
Skate Canada Manitoba CanSkate Athlete Award – Jagger Hepp from Skate Thompson
Skate Canada Manitoba STARSkate Athlete Award – Lauren Ginter from the Morden Figure Skating Club
Skate Canada Manitoba CompetitiveSkate Athlete Award – David Howes from Skate Winnipeg
Skate Canada Manitoba Program Assistant Award – Caitlin Muir from Skate Stony Mountain
Skate Canada Manitoba Volunteer Award – Lorraine Dewar from the east St. Paul Figure Skating Club
Skate Canada Manitoba Volunteer Coach Award – Cindy Mahoney from Skate Virden
Skate Canada Manitoba Officials Award – Megan Maxwell from the Hazelridge Skating Club
Several other award/bursary recipients were also announced.
Skate Canada Manitoba Honor Society Induction – Miranda Edwards from Brandon Manitoba
Ian Carmichael Memorial Award winner is Kaitlin Smith from the Roblin Figure Skating Club
Manitoba Open Junior Artistic Award winner is Lily Hammond from Skate Stony Mountain
Manitoba Open Senior Artistic Award winner is Paige Dryden from Skate Virden
Skate Canada Manitoba Sectional Merit Award Recipient – David Howes from Skate Winnipeg
Skate Canada Manitoba SynchroSkate Athlete Award – Jayde Jonasson from the Morden Figure Skating Club
Manitoba Open Bursaries awarded to Megan Dryden from Skate Virden; Jayla Butcher from Skate Stony Mountain and Alison Convery from the Morden Figure Skating Club
Congratulations to all our recipients for their dedication and hard work.