Manitoba Student Athletes & Coaches Awarded $19,500 in Sport Scholarships 07/11/19

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July 10, 2019                           
Manitoba Student Athletes & Coaches Awarded $19,500 in Sport Scholarships

July 10, 2019 – WINNIPEG, MB – Sport Manitoba announces $19,500 in academic scholarships have been awarded to 15 high school students, five university students, and four Manitoba coaches. The awards included the Manitoba Foundation for Sports Scholarships, Bud Tinsley Sport Leadership Scholarship, Coaching Manitoba Bursaries, and Princess Royal Pan Am Scholarships.


Manitoba Foundation for Sports Scholarships
$500 High School Scholarship Recipients:

Last Name First City/Town University Attending Sport Bartlett Lauren Winnipeg University of Manitoba Basketball Cullen Brianna Beausejour University of Manitoba Curling Duester Victoria Winnipeg University of Manitoba Volleyball Dyck Halle East St. Paul University of Manitoba Ringette Fast Isaak Winnipeg University of Manitoba Volleyball Frost-Hunt Rikki Stonewall University of Manitoba Ringette Gayleard Cam St. Andrews Canadian Mennonite University Volleyball Gundrum Natalie Swan Lake University of Manitoba Athletics Kernaghan Anna Winnipeg University of Winnipeg Basketball Lee Carson Flin Flon University Of Saskatchewan Wrestling Mann Dawson Sanford University of Manitoba Athletics Schwalm Rayna Virden Assiniboine Community College Volleyball Smith Meagan Winnipeg University of Manitoba Ringette Zigic Sasha Winnipeg University of Manitoba Judo

$1000 University Scholarship Recipients:
Last Name First City/Town University Attending Sport Lawrence Madisson Winnipeg University of Manitoba Athletics Orlov Yonatan Winnipeg University of Winnipeg Baton Twirling Ward Hayley West St. Paul University of Manitoba Soccer Zajac Janine Winnipeg University of Manitoba Athletics  


Bud Tinsley Sport Leadership Scholarship
Last Name First City/Town University Attending Sport Bartlett Lauren Winnipeg University of Manitoba Basketball  


Coaching Manitoba Bursaries

Silvio Sboto Memorial Rural Coach Award:
Last Name First City/Town University Attending Sport Forsyth               Erica                Swan River        University of Winnipeg             Gymnastics & Swimming 
Graves               Kinley               Stonewall           University of Manitoba             Ringette

Jeff Collins Memorial Winnipeg Coach Award:
Last Name First City/Town University Attending Sport Brown                Jenna               Winnipeg            University of Winnipeg             Gymnastics
Spiring               Dustin               Winnipeg            University of Manitoba             Volleyball



Princess Royal Pan Am Scholarships

Female:
Last Name First City/Town University Attending Sport Zacharias           Emily                Altona                University of Manitoba             Curling

Male:
Last Name First City/Town University Attending Sport Lehmann            Matthew           Winnipeg           University of Manitoba              Table Tennis
 
 

About

Sport Manitoba is a not for profit organization and the lead planning, programming and funding agency for the development of amateur sport in Manitoba. Located in the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre, Sport Manitoba partners with over 100 organizations to deliver sport in our province and is responsible for programs including the Manitoba Games powered by Manitoba HydroCoaching ManitobaTeam ManitobaManitoba Sports Hall of FameFit Kids Healthy Kids, and KidSport. Services provided include the Sport Medicine ClinicPerformance CentreFitness Centre and Paul Robson Resource Centre for Leadership and Coaching

The Manitoba Foundation for Sports Scholarship program administered by Sport Manitoba was established to support young athletes of Sport Manitoba partners, who continue to participate in amateur sport while pursuing a post-secondary education on a full time basis. The Manitoba Foundation for Sports Scholarship Program was established in 1992.

Bud Tinsley Sport Leadership Scholarship: In memory of Robert (Bud) Tinsley, his family and friends created a $500 scholarship to recognize a Manitoba student athlete who demonstrates similar leadership traits that were attributable to Bud. His numerous awards included: induction into the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Hall of Fame, the CFL Hall of Fame and four time inductee into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame. The scholarship recipient is selected from among the Manitoba Foundation for Sport Scholarship recipients, based on the added criteria of leadership.

Princess Royal Pan Am Scholarship Endowment Fund provides financial support for Manitoba’s high performance athletes in their pursuit of excellence at the national and international levels of competition while serving as a tribute to commemorate the Manitoba visit of Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal in 1999. The Princess Royal Pan Am Scholarship awards two (2) scholarships per year valued up to $3,000 each to one male and one female high performance athlete enrolled in a post-secondary institution in Manitoba.

Silvio Sboto Memorial Rural Coach Award: Silvio Sboto was a dedicated and humble man who started learning judo in the late 50s after immigrating to Canada from his native Peru. He resided in Brandon for the last thirty years where he worked at the Seikeikan Judo Club. Silvio was the chair of the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) for Judo Canada. Silvio spent 10 years as an NCCP Theory Course Conductor and attained Level 4 NCCP status. He also had his 5th degree black belt and was a national ‘C’ referee in Judo. Recipients of this award receive a $500 bursary to be used toward their 2019-2020 tuition.

Jeff Collins Memorial Winnipeg Coach Award: Jeff Collins’ expertise earned him a reputation as a coach’s coach. Jeff served as head coach and clinician for the Legion Athletic Camps at the International Peach Garden for 32 years. He was the convenor and co-meet director of the MHSAA’s provincial track and field champs from 1984 to 2001. Jeff attained his level 3 NCCP and also worked with world class special needs athletes. In 2003, Jeff was inducted to the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame. Recipients of this award receive a $500 bursary to be used toward their 2019-2020 tuition.

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For more information please contact:
Sam Cortes
Communications Coordinator
Sport Manitoba
Office: 204-925-5614
Cell: 204-290-7630
sam.cortes@sportmanitoba.ca