BCSS Announces BC Dairy Association Scholarship Recipients

BC School Sports is happy to announce the BC Dairy Association Scholarship for student-athletes who plan to attend accredited postsecondary institutions. Recipients have exemplified school spirit, practice a healthy lifestyle, and engage with their community.

BC Dairy Association Scholarship Winners 2021-2022
Maya DaweLangley Fundamental Secondary
Lucas WoeldersLangley Christian
Kate BrooksClaremont Secondary
William McGauchieNorKam Secondary

Maya Dawe – Langley Fundamental Secondary

Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Cross Country, Track & Field, Soccer
Sports Accolades: Female Athlete of the Year, Volleyball Fraser Valley Finals All-Star, Team BC U15 and U16, School Volleyball Team MVP
Academic Accolades: LFMSS Top Student Award for Geography 12, Service Above Self Student Youth in Leadership Accreditation Maya is the definition of a model student-athlete, demonstrating athletic leadership in volleyball and basketball, while maintaining a strong academic standing all throughout high school. Both in and out
of school, she is heavily involved in various communities. She has received the Female Athlete of the Year Award 4 years in a row, been deemed as MVP of her school volleyball and basketball team, All-star at the Fraser Valley Volleyball Finals, and offered a position on Team BC U15 and U16 for volleyball. Maya also dedicates a lot of her time to coaching the junior girls and boys volleyball team and West Coast Volleyball Club, volunteering as a referee, helping students thrive through tutoring, and even created a collaborative poetry-sharing platform.

Lucas Woelders – Langley Christian

Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Track & Field
Sports Accolades: 5x All-Star recipient, Top 5 Volleyball Male student athletes in the province
Academic Accolades: “A” Honour Roll
Lucas is an all-star in sports and the community. Not only is he a 5x All-Star recipient for basketball and volleyball and recognized as one of the top . Volleyball Male student-athletes in the province by USport Volleyball, but he’s also an active member of the community. He is Captain of the senior volleyball team, volunteers as a referee and events coordinator for Volleyball BC events and is a coach/mentor for grassroots programming and Fraser Valley Volleyball Club. His leadership extends beyond athletics as he is part of his school coffee shop leadership team and is a grade 3 Sunday school teacher. Lucas plans to continue his athletic journey in post-secondary as a member of the UBC Okanagan Men’s Volleyball team

Kate Brooks – Claremont Secondary

Sports: Basketball, Aquatics, Cross Country, Badminton, Track & Field
Sports Accolades: Senior Girls Island Basketball Championship All-Star, Top 8 finish at Senior Girls Provincial Basketball Championship, Island Cross Country Championship competitor, provincial swim relay competitor
Academic Accolades: Principal’s List
Kate is a prime example of an all-around student-athlete who excels both on and off the court. She was recognized as All-Star and top 8 finish at the senior girls basketball championship, all while maintaining
a 4.0 GPA throughout high school. She demonstrates strong leadership skills as the Co-Captain of her school’s senior girls basketball team and Captain of the cross country team. Kate is also an active
member of the community, volunteering her time at Keep Girls in Sport, as an assistant coach for the Warriors Basketball Club, and an executive on the grad committee.

William McGauchie -NorKam Secondary

Sports: Basketball, Volleyball
Sports Accolades: Most Inspiring Player, Fulton Cup MVP, CougarClassic Winner
Academic Accolades: Honour Roll, Principal’s List
William is a versatile multi-sport athlete, balancing multiple sports throughout high school, while keeping up his academics and finding time to give back to his community. He was given the title of Most
Inspiring Player and demonstrates this by being Captain of the basketball team and assistant coach for grade 10 basketball. Within the community, he volunteers as a coach for the Sun Peaks Ski Club, is an
active member of the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance, volunteers for the Kamloops Food Bank, and does fundraising for children in Haiti through the Hike program. William will be furthering his education in the field of kinesiology and sport science.

We wish them the best of luck in their future academic and athletic endeavors.

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