2018 scholarship press release Jan 30, 2018
The Friends of Alberta Junior Hockey Society are proud to announce the recipients of $56,000.00 in scholarships for the 2017/2018 season. The annual scholarships are awarded to hockey players, alumni, trainers, and on ice officials who are currently, or have played junior hockey in Alberta, and are currently enrolled at a post secondary school in the province.
The Friends of Alberta Junior Hockey Society Scholarship program has awarded $871,500.00 in scholarships since the program began in 1985.
CHARLES S. NOBLE SCHOLARSHIPS The Charles S. Noble Scholarship is awarded to players and alumni currently taking full-time courses at post-secondary schools in Alberta, The scholarships are presented on behalf of the Student Aid Department of Alberta Education, and the Friends of Alberta Junior Hockey Society program. The Friends of Alberta Junior Hockey Society would like to acknowledge the Province of Alberta Student Aid Department for their support for providing matching funds for this scholarship.
Mark Goodkey Memorial Scholarship The highest Charles S. Noble scholarship is the Mark Goodkey Memorial scholarship, which honours the late Fort McMurray Oil Baron and University of Alberta Golden Bear defenseman. 1. Kyle Exner – Calgary NWCAA Stamps
Charles S. Noble Scholarships 1. Kiera Davidson – Cochrane Chaos 2. Faith Gette – Cochrane Chaos 3. Aspen Kozak – Cochrane Chaos 4. Kieran Kamont – Calgary CBHA Blackhawks 5. Caleb Laser – Calgary NWCAA Stamps 6. Jacob Mandrusiak – North Edmonton Red Wings 7. Megan Parkyn – Cochrane Chaos 8. Kelsie Perneel – Sherwood Park Steele 9. Sophie Robertson – Sherwood Park Steele
FRIENDS OF ALBERTA JUNIOR HOCKEY SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIPS The Friends scholarships are awarded to players, alumni, trainers, and on ice officials who have played, or are currently participating in junior hockey in Alberta, and are currently in this year registered at post-secondary education in the province. Richard Warwick Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is presented in the honour of the Fort McMurray Oil Baron Alumnus
1. Ryan Piche – Bonnyville Pontiacs
Nickerson Family Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to honour the late wife of long time Fort McMurray Oil Baron supporter, Dr. Ken Nickerson.
1. Kaylin Herman – Cochrane Chaos
Al McDonald Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded in the honour of the long-time General Manager, and co-owner of the Sherwood Park Crusaders
1. Zack Wittenburg – Fort McMurray Oil Barons
Friends Scholarships 1. Levi Anderson – Coaldale Copperheads 2. Brandon Boughen – St. Albert Merchants 3. Cale Brown – Mountain View Colts/Olds Grizzlys 4. Bradley Bujold – Edmonton Mavericks 5. Erik Donald – Bonnyville Pontiacs 6. Danae Fischer – Fort Saskatchewan Fury 7. Zachary Giroux – Airdrie Techmation Thunder 8. Sydney Kelndorfer – Irma Chargers 9. Hailey Kucher – Sherwood Park Steele 10. Logan Linnell – Red Deer Vipers 11. Brett Magee – Sherwood Park Crusaders 12. Mathew McDonald – Okotoks Bisons 13. Kendelle Perneel – Sherwood Park Steele 14. Jocelyn Prince – Calgary Titans 15. Devyn Reid – Edmonton Wolves 16. Aaron Schmidtke – Calgary Blackfoot Chiefs 17. Tyler Weiss – Edmonton Northstars 18. Elizabeth Wheeler – Calgary Titans
Trainer/Therapist 1. Jenn Onyschuk – Edmonton Royals
On Ice Official 1. David Gilfoy