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2021-22 Hockey Manitoba Scholarship Winners Revealed

Photo of Sam Kisil by James Carey Lauder

2021-22 Hockey Manitoba Scholarship Winners Revealed

On Thursday, Hockey Manitoba announced its annual scholarship winners following the 2021-22 season of play.

Every year, the governing body of hockey within the province of Manitoba presents 20 graduating players with post-secondary scholarships – totalling $16,500 – for the coming 2022-23 school calendar year. These scholarships range in dollar value from $500 to $1,500 and are named after prominent Manitobans that have made significant contributions in the hockey/educational realm.

“The game of hockey provides many teachable moments and some equally valuable life lessons,” the Hockey Manitoba release read. “In addition to the on-ice experiences and enjoyment, Hockey Manitoba also recognizes the importance of a strong educational foundation… and has chosen to name many of its scholarships after the following outstanding members to leave a lasting legacy in their honour.”

To read the full bios of each scholarship recipient, visit the Hockey Manitoba website.

The 20 award winners are listed below:

GEORGE ALLARD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – $1,500: Brittan Yaschyshyn

TODD DAVISON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – $1,000: Gavin Hildebrandt

NICK HILL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – $1,000: Andrew Blahy

JERRY KRUK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – $1,000: Aurora Pilkington

ORVILLE ACRES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – $1,000: Kate-Leigh Heapy

JACK FORSYTH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – $1,000: Mitchell Aitken

BUCK MATIOWSKI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – $750: Sam Kisil

BILL ADDISON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – $750: Josie Nichols

RALPH BORGER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – $750: Madeleina Daigneault

BOB CALDWELL SCHOLARSHIP – $750: Norah Collins

ALBERT E. HORSEMAH “ABBIE” COO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – $750: Brett Tustin

R.A. “SAM” FABRO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – $750: Braxtyn Ollson

TRUDY GALLOWAY MEMORIAL BURSARY – $750: Colin Hildebrand

IAN HEATHER SCHOLARSHIP – $750: Connor Langan

SHELDON LANCHBERY SCHOLARSHIP – $750: Steven Harland

W. F. TAYLOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – $750: Sydney Rumpli

DIANNE WOODS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – $750: Janik Grenier

HOCKEY MANITOBA SCHOLARSHIP – $750: Jayselyn Nybo

JIM STIRLING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – $500: Nicholas Hnytka, Joshua Evans

Carter Brooks - Associate Editor of Game On Magazine - is a news writer and sports columnist situated in Winnipeg, MB. On top of reading and writing, his favourite pastimes include camping, car-modification projects and coaching hockey. Carter can be reached at carterbrooks1994@gmail.com or on Twitter at @GameOnHockey.

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