2014-15 Athletic Award Winners
Junior Athletes of the year:
Grade 8- Aamir Rajwani and Zekeya Baguinon
Grade 9- Ryan Leskiw and Alex Walker
Grade 10- Harry Girdler, Lyric Atchison, and Erika Calaycay
Junior Scholar Athletes of the Year:
Ross Mojgani and Leina Dueck
Senior Sportsmanship Award:
Senior Athletes of the Year:
Co-Senior Male Athletes of the Year: Russell Tolentino and Keita Dueck
Russell Tolentino was also a 4 sport athlete this year, which is amazing considering the injuries he had to overcome after a car accident some years ago. He was a leader on the Sr Football team who never left the field playing offense, defense, and special teams. He was a conference all-star for football. He was a guard and leader on the court with the Sr boys basketball team. He competed for Carson in track and field where his 4x100m relay team came 1st on the North Shore. Russell took up rugby this year and started for the senior team, where he again excelled with his tireless work ethic and unselfish play. Russell has made a significant positive impact at the school and volunteered countless hours to the Athletics program during his time at Carson.
Keita Dueck has been a 4-sport athlete over the past 2 years at Carson. Throughout his athletic career he has been involved with football, wrestling, rugby, and swimming. Keita placed 5th at the BC's in Wrestling, after winning the North Shore and Lower mainland Championships. Keita helped both the football and rugby team to their strong finishes at the BC's this year. Keita is known for his positivity, heart and effort in whatever he does. His coaches describe him as a consummate teammate with outstanding sportsmanship.
Senior Male Scholar Athlete of the Year: Lucas Bill
Our male scholar athlete of 2015 has balanced his
commitments to being a multisport Carson athlete and his classroom to achieve an
89% average. Lucas Bill is a relentless competitor and all –round good guy. He’s the guy that other teams make plans to
shut down so they have a chance. Lucas
was a key member and leader on the senior boys’ football team playing offense,
defense and special teams. He was also a
conference all-star this year. Lucas was
another member of the North Shore Championship 4x100m relay team and was a constant
threat at outside center for the senior boys’ rugby team. He is known for his ability to motivate his
teammates and his natural sense of the game.
Lucas will be attending McMaster University next year on a football
Senior Female Athlete of the Year: Angie Walker
Angie Walker is an extremely determined multi-sport athlete. She was a vital component of the Senior Tennis Team which placed 2nd at the 2015 AA Provincial Tennis Championships, she was a starter on the Senior Girls Volleyball Team that finished 2nd on the North Shore, and was a starter for the Senior Girls Basketball Team. What is incredible about Angie it that she won this award when she was in grade 11. She is an extremely accomplished tennis player that we hope to see on the TV soon!
Co-Senior Female Scholar Athlete's of the Year: Shae Harris and Katie Weaver
Shae is currently training with the Senior Womens
Canadian B team in Winnipeg. This is a
huge accomplishment for a high school player.
Shae Harris recently won the
tournament MVP and led her team to a 1st place finish at the 2015
Club volleyball National Championships.
Shae also led our senior girls volleyball team to the Lower Mainland
championships for the past 3 years and a 9th place finish at the AAA
BC’s in 2012. She has helped referee,
coach and is an amazing role model for our younger athletes. In addition to this, Shae plays on the Carson
Graham tennis team. Shae’s outstanding
leadership also extends to the classroom where she has maintained a 92% average
and is well respected by her peers and teachers. We are proud to call her an Eagle.
Our second female Scholar Athlete has also excelled within Carson, in her outside sports, and in the classroom. Katie Weaver has represented Carson in field hockey, cross country, and track & field. Her true passion is cross country skiing where she was the 2014 National Champion in 5km Classic and in the Team Sprint. Katie has also won medals at the Canadian Track and Field National Championships in the heptathlon and pentathlon. Katie's immense dedication to her training activities has contributed to her multiple athletic accomplishments and she holds 5 of the 6 all-time school conditioning records, a first at Carson Graham. This just highlights how focused and motivated she is and also how well rounded she is as an athlete. Katie shows this same focus and dedication to her studies and is able to maintain a 91% average despite considerable travelling done for her competitions. We are excited to see what the future holds for Katie.