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F.P. Walshe schoolhonours top athletes

Isaiah North Peigan

haley cervo

Haley Cervo with the Danny Paskal Memorial Award as F.P. Walshe school’s most outstanding female athlete.

Tristan Luther and Carson Smith

Tristan Luther and Carson Smith were named F.P. Walshe school’s Junior High Athletes of the Year.

F.P. Walshe school honoured a pair of Grade 12 students last week as its top athletes.
Haley Cervo and Isaiah North Peigan were recipients of the annual Danny Paskal Memorial Award.
The award was presented June 11 during the annual Blue and White Night awards ceremony in the school gymnasium.
The award is presented to athletes who exemplify the spirit of Danny Paskal, an F.P. Walshe school student who 23 years ago was killed in a car crash.
Each recipient has a true love of sports; shows a deep desire to improve, learn new skills and strive to reach the highest level of competency possible.
The Danny Paskal Memorial Award recipients also demonstrate a healthy lifestyle befitting an athlete.
Haley Cervo was recently named most valuable player in the Southern Alberta High School Rugby League and was also named to the all-star team.
Cervo was also a first team all-star in the Chinook Basketball League.
At Blue and White Night, Cervo received the Leadership Award from the Flyers basketball team.
The Flyers rugby team also honoured Cervo at Blue and White Night, naming her the team’s Most Valuable Player.
Cervo received Walshe Letters at Blue and White Night for her participation in basketball, rugby and track and field.
Isaiah North Peigan was also honoured at Blue and White Night as Most Valuable Player of the Flyers boys basketball team.
North Peigan received his Walshe Letter for basketball at Blue and White Night.
North Peigan also played lock in his rookie season this year for the Southwest United boys rugby team.
Walshe Letters signify the student excelled on the playing field or court as well as in the classroom.
General requirements for varsity awards in all sports:

  • Must be in good athletic and academic standing, complete the season and be eligible academically.
  • Injured players may receive a letter if in the opinion of the head coach he or she would have participated enough if they had not been injured, and also served the team in some capacity while injured.
  • Show marked improvement during the season and from the previous season.
  • Be of good character, a teammate, and team player.
  • Attend all practices, games, matches unless excused by the coach, parent, or doctor.
  • Contribute to the team’s success during games.
  • Be a regular member of the varsity team.

Junior high athletes

Carson Smith and Tristan Luther were honoured at Blue and White Night as the top junior high athletes.
Smith and Luther both played volleyball, basketball and rugby during the past school year.
The Junior High Athlete of the Year Award is presented to students who best exemplifies the spirit of athletics.
Each recipient has a true love of sports; shows a deep desire to improve, learn new skills and strive to reach the highest level of competency possible.
The award recipients also demonstrate a healthy lifestyle befitting an athlete.

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