Frank Capron Senior High Athlete of the Year Award presented by David Vigna to Marin Anderson and Brayden Anctil. Nick Allen photo.
Nicholas L. M. Allen
Jun 28, 2023
Awards were given out for a variety of sports, along with some major awards at the end of the evening that included scholarships.
Crowsnest Consolidated High School held their award ceremony for athletic achievement on June 20.
The event started with a welcome from Mathew Hennig, the physical education teacher for junior and senior high. Hennig also helped present awards on behalf of any coaches unable to attend. Awards were given out for a variety of sports, along with some major awards at the end of the evening that included scholarships.
The Senior Golf members were given a team award, with Colin Pitt, Connor Pitt, Brayden Anctil and Landon Sokoloski taking home the honours.
In Cross Country Running, Marin Anderson won Most Valuable Runner, Ivy Folkard won the Spirit Award and Asher Vanderplas won Rookie of the Year.
There were two Junior B Girls Volleyball teams this year, with each team handing out three awards. The first team saw Natalie Kirkman win the Coach’s Award, Bryar Cytko win the MVP award and Haeven Brecht win Most Improved. The second team saw Nuella Shepherd win Rookie of the Year, Madison Boland win Most Improved and Adley Murray win the Leadership award.
In Junior A Girls Volleyball the award for Most Improved went to Neleta Crombie, Sportsmanship went to Ayla Smith and MVP went to Saiya Miklos.
For Junior B Boys Volleyball, the award for Leadship was won by Cohen Folkard, Sportsmanship was won by Elliott Ames and Heart and Hustle was won by Phoenix Gagnon.
The winners for Junior A Boys Volleyball included Topher Oleson winning Most Improved, Jayden H. Genaille winning Heart and Hustle and Archer Ames winning Sportsmanship.
Moving up to Senior Girls Volleyball, the winner for MVP was Luca Canderan, the winner for Leadership was Ella McNeil and the Most Improved Player was Isabella Dodds.
In the Senior Boys Volleyball group, the award for MVP was won by Silas Mertz, the Most Improved Player was Colin Pitt and the Sportsmanship award went to Bjarne Hermann.
The awards for Junior B Boys Basketball went to Levi Goin for MVP, Carson Hay for Best Work Ethic and Ausi Crombie for Most Improved.
In Junior A Boys Basketball, Austin Norris won MVP, Ben Poloni won Heart and Hustle and Tristen Kriger won Most Improved.
For the Junior B Girls Basketball team, the Most Improved Player was Abby Makin, the Lightning Award went to Hailey Burke and Rookie of the Year went to Cydney Gillard.
In Senior Girls Basketball, Emma Colmer Adams won MVP, Ivy Folkard won Leadership and Marin Anderson won the Spirit Award.
The MVP for Senior Boys Basketball was Silas Mertz, The Most Improved Player was Logan Davidson and the Most Dedicated went to Sergio Vazquez.
The Junior Badminton awards were given to Hailey Burke for Most Improved Female, Connor Cleveland for Most Improved Male and Atticus Hamilton for Most Dedicated.
In Senior Badminton, the award for Most Dedicated was won by Cierra Dauphinee, the Hardest Smash was won by Moritz Voelschow and the Team Spirit Award went to Lotta Schmauss.
Junior Track and Field had two Rookies of the Year in Nuella Shepherd and Levi Goin, with the Leadership Award going to Eve Winter. In Senior Track and Field, the only award went to Marin Anderson for leadership.
The last sport to receive dedicated awards was Senior Baseball. The winner for MVP was Brayden Anctil, the winner for Most Dedicated was Colin Pitt and the Most Improved was Bryden Markowski.
The Goodwin Junior High Athlete of the Year Award, presented by Jane Goodwin, is presented to the male and female students who are selected as this year’s most outstanding Junior High Athlete. The individual characteristics that are necessary in achieving this award include demonstrating leadership, sportsmanship, dedication, and a high level of performance and ability in each of the sports they participate in. Winners must also meet the CCHS Academic Standards. This year’s winners were Neleta Crombie and Cohen Folkard. This year’s Goodwin Scholarship recipient was Kate Brown.
The Jim Strandquist Memorial Award, presented by Hailey Strandquist, was donated by the Strandquist family in memory of Jim Strandquist, a former CCHS student, who excelled in Curling and Basketball. The award is presented to a member of the Senior Boys Basketball team who has shown the most sportsmanship and dedication from the beginning of the season to the end, with Logan Davidson winning this year.
The Academic Athlete of the Year Award, also known as the Rick Sygutek/Martin Graf Memorial Award, was presented by Lisa Sygutek in memory of Rick Sygutek, a former CCHS student, who excelled in music and participated in the intramural program and was a member of the Volleyball team and in memory of Martin Graf, a former CCHS student who excelled in music and participated in the High School Curling Program.
The purpose of this award is to honour a male and a female student who have participated in the overall school program during their high school career. The recipients must not only have participated in sports and school activities but must also have a high academic standing. This year, the winners were the same as year before, with Silas Mertz and Marin Anderson taking home the award.
The last award was the Frank Capron Senior High Athlete of the Year Award presented by David Vigna. This award is presented to the male and female students who are selected as this year’s most outstanding Senior High Athletes. The individual characteristics that are necessary in achieving this award include leadership ability, sportsmanship, improvement, dedication, and a high level of performance and ability in each of the sports they participate in. Recipients of this award may be selected from Grades 10 through 12. The winners were Marin Anderson and Brayden Anctil.