Vauxhall, AB –
The 4th Annual Awards/Scholarship Dinner was a great success again! MC – Marty Baceda from Global Sports in Lethbridge and Featured Speaker “Denis Boucher” put on a great show with stories and a strong message to the Jets student-athletes. With the Honorable Premier Ed Stelmach in attendance and a packed hall of 320 plus people with the evening raising close to $20,000.00. The evening was highlighted with a cheque presentation from Premier Stelmach and MLA – Little Bow – Barry McFarland to assist in the building of the new Community Facility (consisting of the a dormitory, state of the weight room, state of video room, lockerroom, manager’s suite, athletic therapy room, players lounge and much more). Thank you for all who attending the banquet, donated auction items and supported the program by buying raffle tickets and auction items.
The banquet also consisted of many annual awards/scholarships being handed out:
Reno Lizzi Scholarship – $2000.00 plus a gold ring – Shane Zimmer
Reno Lizzi “Inch by Inch Award” – $1000.00 – Taylor Simmonds
Reno Lizzi Underclassman Awards – $1000.00 – Brendan Hendriks & Chad Hodges
Jet of the Year Scholarship – sponsored by Don Groves – $1000.00 – Luke Barry
Wanda Stober Scholarship – $1000.00 – Ben Dartnell
Fitting into VHS – Kym Barthel
Leadership and Dedication Scholarship – sponsor by Scotiabank – Matt Clark – $500.00
Sport Connection Scholarship – Greg Adams & Ben Douglas – $500.00/each
Coaches Award – sponsor by Doug Jones & Creative Awards – Brody McDonald – $500.00
Congrats to all the Award Winners on a great evening. Go Jets and see you around Jets Stadium
For photos and videos from the night please go to Youtube.com and search Vauxhall Academy of Baseball.