Chatham Skating Club Hands Out Annual Awards
Pictured Above – Back row – Left to Right
Laura Wrigglesworth-Smith – Coach Award of Excellence – Club Coach of the Year.
Paul Robinson – Jane Saville Memorial Award – Board Member – Volunteer of the Year.
Katelyne Clackett -Program Assistant Award – Skater Volunteer/Assistant of the year for the CanSkate Program.
Paige Newman – Walter Coulter Scholarship Memorial Award – A well rounded graduating student, who balances skating, school and other extra curricular activities, while pursuing a post secondary education in the fall.
Chase Ireland-Heidt – Passion of Skating Award – A skater who demonstrates a real Passion and Commitment for the sport along with Sportsmanship and Leadership. A skater who works diligently to improve his/her skills and helps with younger skaters. A skater who competed at WO StarSkate Championships.
Candice Labute – Betsy Steele Passion of Skating Award – A skater who has been an example of dedication with high standards and goals. Shows respect for peers, coaches and parents and displays humility.
Merissa Sluys – Walter Coulter Memorial Synchro Award – Most Sportsman-Like Synchronized Skater.
Jade Parker – Eric Ryan Memorial Synchro Award – A synchronized skater who exemplifies virtues as a team player, humble and gracious.
Sharmeen Kukkadi – Friend of Skating Award – Non Board Member-Volunteer of the Year, one who goes beyond the call of duty.
Pictured Above – Middle Row – Left to Right
Elyse Gregory – StarSkater Athlete Award – Reflects the essence of the StarSkate program including: participation, achievement, personal success, passion for the sport, striving for new goals and maintaining a balance within other areas of their life. This skater must have passed at least one test in at least 3 of the disciplines within the Skate Canada StarSkate program.
Gabrielle Doey – Sunshine Award (Carolyn Anakin Memorial) – A skater who works hard, in the sport and who radiates warmth, cheer and happiness on and off the ice.
Olivia Stallaert – John McKay Memorial Award – A skater who has passed a Gold or Competitive Test in the current season and exemplifies true passion and commitment to the sport of skating and the club, as John McKay himself did.
Sydney Hart – Nels Armstrong Memorial Award – Level ‘B’ Skater of the Year.
Nathan Holdaway – Spirit of Competition – Skater who competed for the first time this past season.
Emma McGrail – Judie Barry Memorial Award – Level ‘C’ Skater of the Year.
Hannah Ross – Al Macauley Memorial Award – Level ‘A’ Skater of the Year.
Pictured Above – Front row (Floor) – Left to Right
Breanna Boundy – Skate Canada CanSkater of the Year -8 yrs old or under, CanSkater who has the desire and ability to continue and succeed in skating. Personal achievement and accomplishments, all while having the perserverance, passion and talent in the sport of skating.
Rowan Morand – Skate Canada CanSkate Champion of the Year – 8yrs old or under, personal achievement and accomplishments, perseverance, passion and talent in the sport of skating.
Absent from photo was:
Cindy Pereira – Official of the Year- A Skate Canada official who represents the WO Section and Skate Canada and who provides service to the Chatham Club, the section and the sport.
Isabella Bechard – Skate Canada CanSkate Champion of the Year – 8yrs old or under, personal achievement and accomplishments, perseverance, passion and talent in the sport of skating.