BCSS – The Bert & Greta Quartermaine Badminton Scholarship

The Bert & Greta Quartermaine Badminton Scholarship fund is provided by Bert & Greta Quartermaine, and is dedicated to assisting worthy BC School Sports student-athletes competing in badminton at the high school level in their desire to attend an accredited Canadian post-secondary school.

The Bert & Greta Quartermaine Badminton Scholarship rewards excellence in both scholastic and athletic pursuits.  The successful applicants will be student-athletes who have balanced their achievements as badminton athletes with significant success as leaders and contributors to their community.

 6 $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to the most worthy candidates (a minimum of two males and two females)

B&G Quartermine Scholarship Winner Bios.pdf

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Bert & Greta Quartermaine Scholarship Winners 2021-2022
Eason ChouSteveston-London Secondary
Parker HagaEric Hamber Secondary
Jacqueline FeiCrofton House School
Dayton SeVancouver College
Vicky WeiSemiahmoo Secondary
Thea WellsSouth Kamloops Secondary

Sports: Badminton
Sports Accolades: MVP Bantam Badminton, 2019 BCSS Badminton Provincial Championships runner-up, R.S.S.A.A Badminton 2018 Boys Doubles runner-up
Academic Accolades: N/A
Eason’s perseverance and determination have never failed him. Even in moments of weakness, he always manages to push through and be the best player that he can be. Eason is an integral part of his school’s badminton team and has experience competing at the provincial level. He thrives both academically and athletically as a straight A student and MVP of the Bantam Badminton team. Off the court, Eason remains a great team-player by helping to coach his less-experienced teammates in his spare time. Outside of badminton, he gives back to the community by sharing his passion for the environment as President of his school’s Eco Club as well as performing at various concerts as part of the senior band.

Sports: Badminton
Sports Accolades: Commissioner’s 16 All-Star Award (school badminton), Jack C. Allen Award (club badminton)
Academic Accolades: Honour Roll
Parker has placed a heavy emphasis on helping others, through her phenomenal leadership skills in sports and community involvement. As a season starter, Parker has helped lead her team to two city
championships and to the BCSS Badminton Provincials. Her stellar athleticism has led to her receiving the Commissioner’s 16 All-Star Award and the Jack C. Allen Award. To Parker, sports is more than just about winning; it’s about having a strong sense of accomplishment and building community. Both in and out of badminton, she always thrives to leave a positive impression as co-founder and executive member of the Best Buddies club at Eric Hamber and coach for the Junior Bantam Badminton team. Parker will be starting her post-secondary journey at UBC in the Sciences Po Dual Degree program, where she hopes to continue creating an inclusive and safe community for all.

Sports: Basketball, Badminton
Sports Accolades: Best of British Columbia Athlete of the Year, BC Sportsmanship Award
Academic Accolades: First Class Honours with Distinction
Jacqueline is a highly talented athlete and curious scholar who isn’t afraid to step out of her comfort zone and take on new opportunities. At the age of seven, she began competing at a provincial level for
badminton and won her first provincial championship (U12) at nine. Throughout the years, she has won many awards, including the B.C. Sportsmanship Award and the Best of B.C. Athlete of the Year Award.
Jacqueline is a 2x Gold Medalist and qualified for the U19 Junior National Team. Outside of sports, she is just as impressive. To explore her interests in science and business, she worked as a Research Assistant at the Vancouver General Hospital and as a Marketing Coordinator for the startup Ebb&Flo. Continuing her roots in badminton, she has also stepped up to be an assistant coach for the Senior Varsity Badminton team.

Sports: Volleyball, Badminton, Track & Field
Sports Accolades: 2022 BC Junior ‘A’ Badminton U19 XD 2nd Place; U19 BD 3rd Place, 2019 BC Junior ‘A’ Badminton U17 XD 3rd Place; U17 BD 3rd Place, UBC Clearone Badmintology 2019 U19 1st Place, U19 BD 1st Place
Academic Accolades: President’s Honour Society Recipient
Whether it be on or off the court, Dayton always drives towards excellence. Throughout his sports journey, he has competed on a provincial level, in national Elite, and in recreational open tournaments.
Even while busy being a student-athlete, he has managed to achieve exemplary grades all throughout high school. His dedication to the badminton community goes beyond being a player, as he also teaches
young athletes basic badminton skills, volunteers as a coach for spring/summer camps, and is a board member on the Lower Mainland Badminton Association. Within his school community, Dayton has a
strong sense of responsibility as a three-year peer tutor and a mentor or the Peer Mentors program. In the future, he plans to return and continue supporting younger athletes in his spare time.

Sports: Volleyball, Badminton
Sports Accolades: Senior Badminton “Best Attitude,” Senior Girls Volleyball Tournament Player of the Game
Academic Accolades: International Baccalaureate Program
Surrounded by a multitude of tight-knit communities and teams, Vicky expresses a never-ending enthusiasm and commitment towards helping others. She has seen much success as a student-athlete on the senior badminton team and has been awarded multiple times for her helpful and energetic attitude during games. As an experienced athlete, Vicky also acts as the team manager and student coach for the junior badminton team. Despite the challenges that COVID-19 presented, she saw it as a chance to further her involvement in the community by volunteering at Vancouver Kindness Movement and Community in YOUth to co-lead the Challenges of COVID-19 Pillar. As much as she loves to help others, Vicky is also passionate about ecoservice and is the Co-Founder of the Pollinator Pals Initiative, which is dedicated to slowing the native bee population decline.

Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton
Sports Accolades: 3x All-Star, Fulton Cup scholarship
Academic Accolades: Academic Distinction
Thea is a natural leader who has been recognized for her dedication to sports and within the community. She is a 3x All-Star and recipient of the Randy Lindros Award for Commitment, Dedication, and Quiet
Leadership. She is also a part of various community initiatives that build on inclusivity and sustainability, including being a member of the Stronger BC Youth Council, District Student Gender Sexuality Alliance,
and District Student Advisory Council. Through these initiatives, Thea acts as the student voice to bring forth the challenges faced by marginalized communities to bring about change.

Congratulations to all of our winners. Thank you for your contributions to high school sports.

2022 -23 Scholarship Information and application will be available in January 2023

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