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Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association (SHSAA) recognizes one person from each district with the Service Award. This is presented to someone who provides outstanding leadership and service and the promotion of high school athletics in the District. The recipient this year from the Southwest district was Marc Benjamin from Consul. Marc received his award from SHSAA executive member Kyle McIntyre at the AGM awards banquet on June 23 in Saskatoon. Congratulations Marc and all the best in your retirement after 31 years of teaching & coaching at Consul School! Kyle McIntyre was also recognized as he has served on the SHSAA executive from 2012-16 as the LEADS representative. Thank you Kyle for your leadership! Congratulations as well to our female coach - Marie Hanson (Eastend), male coach - Mike Francis (Hodgeville) and official Sherri Doll (Herbert).
September SWAC Meeting, Wed Sept 7th. 2:30 pm at Gull Lake School.
All Schools that are members of SWAC should have a representative in attendance.
Wednesday, Sept. 7. Swift Current Comp Lecture Theatre. 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome - no cost to attend.
Golf - April 11
Cross Country - June 6
Football - Aug 18
Volleyball and Soccer - Sept 1
*According to SHSAA policy, these dates are the official start of the season. Practices and competition can begin.
The SHSAA (Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association) held its AGM in Saskatoon on June 22-24. The delegation from the southwest included SHSAA president Val Gordon (Eastend), SHSAA executive LEADS rep Kyle McIntyre (Chinook SD), superintendent JP Claire (Chinook SD), Chinook board rep Tim Ramage (Swift Current), officials rep Tyson Krause (Maple Creek), SWAC president Alisa Cooper (Cabri), SWAC vice president Janna Walker (Swift Current Comp), Chinook administrator Scott Mayall (Swift Current Comp) , delegate Marc Benjamin (Consul) and athletic coordinator Deb Reamer. Approximately 180 attendees from every part of the province were in attendance. It was a busy 2 days discussing and voting on resolutions concerning high school sports. Thanks to SHSAA and our hosts from West Central district for an informative conference.
SHSAA along with SWAC (Southwest Athletic Conference) honor the dedicated individuals who help make high school sport possible. Each of the 14 districts in the province honor one female coach, one male coach and one official. The Southwest winners for 2015/16 are as follows:
Female coach – Marie Hanson of Eastend. Marie has coached a variety of sports but is very involved with cross country and track & field. Thank you Marie!
Male coach – Mike Francis of Hodgeville. Mike has coached just about every school sport there is but his passion has always been curling. Thank you Mike!
Official – Sherri Doll of Herbert. Sherri is a long time dedicated volleyball official. Thanks Sherri!
One person from each district is also selected as the Service Award recipient. This award is presented to an individual who has provided outstanding leadership and service and the promotion of high school athletics in the District. This year’s deserving winner is Marc Benjamin of Consul. Marc has taught and coached for 31 years and will be retiring at the end of June. Marc has coached nearly every high school sport there is at some point in his career but his passion has always centered around cross country and track & field. Marc received his award at the SHSAA AGM in Saskatoon on June 23. We congratulate Marc and wish him all the best in his retirement!
SWAC would also like to recognize and thank Kyle McIntyre for his time of service on the SHSAA executive. Kyle has been the LEADS rep on the executive from 2012-16. We thank Kyle for his support of high school sports!
As the school year draws to a close, we would like to recognize all our athletes, coaches, officials and fans. Have a wonderful summer!
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