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Scholarships awarded to eight Waterloo Region student-athletes

By on August 8, 2022 0

KITCHENER — Bluevale Collegiate graduate MacGregor Roy is one of eight student-athletes to receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Kitchener Sports Association to help pay for first-year post-secondary tuition this fall.

The association, founded in 1944, has awarded $244,000 in scholarships to 163 local student-athletes over the past 27 years. The latest recipients were honored at a reception at Rockway Golf Course.

Roy is committed to playing football at the University of Guelph and will study business. He has been involved in Waterloo minor hockey and soccer, football with the Waterloo Region Predators and Cambridge Lions, as well as athletics and football at Bluevale.

Elmira District High School graduate Hanna Ehrlich has been recognized for her success with the KW Skating Club and as a synchronized skater with Dynicety and Ice Ignite. She will be studying kinesiology at Western University.

Morgan Frepane, a Cameron Heights graduate, is a longtime minor softball player from Kitchener and competed for Team Ontario. She will attend the University of Toronto for environmental studies.

Brittain Hunsberger, a Bluevale graduate, played field hockey, volleyball and basketball in school and is a successful softball player in Waterloo. She will play softball at the University of British Columbia and study kinesiology.

Finlay Johnson was enrolled in Resurrection Catholic Secondary School’s Phoenix Exceptional Athlete Training program and competed for the school’s cross country, football and volleyball teams. She has played soccer for Kitchener, Cambridge and Wilmot and hopes to join the soccer and cross-country teams at the University of Guelph, where she will study biomedical sciences.

Daniel Pan is an accomplished badminton player who won an OFSAA silver medal while competing for Waterloo Collegiate. Pan, who also plays soccer, will study computer science at the University of Waterloo.

Sloan Stark, formerly of Resurrection, will attend the University of Waterloo in Cooperative Kinesiology. She is a member of the KW Skating Club and recently joined the Gold Ice Junior Synchronized Skating Team which competes nationally and internationally.

A Waterloo-Oxford graduate, Kayla Foy is involved in Revolution Gymnastics, Waterloo Minor Soccer (BVB International Academy), Wilmot Hockey and School Athletics, Badminton, Basketball and Volleyball. She will study science at Queen’s University.

All recipients participate in other school and community projects.