2019 Soo Finnish Nordic Ski Club Annual Awards Banquet

The 2019 Soo Finnish Nordic Ski Club Annual Awards Banquet was held at Grand Gardens North on Sunday, April 7, 2019. The event was attended by nearly 300 cross country ski enthusiasts.

Senior ski team athletes Gavan Barrett and Declan MacDougall were the evening’s Masters of Ceremony. The banquet’s programme can be viewed here Club Banquet Program 2019.

We are very thankful to our donors who contributed to our silent auction. The ski team raised over $2000.

Congratulations to this year’s award winners!

Jackrabbit Joie de Ski: Sawyer Johnston, William Simpson, Satu Kuisma, Isla Coutu, Charlotte Burritt, Claire Allison, Keenan Evans, Matti Gomes, Sylas Kahtava, Amelia Jenkins, Myka Broad, Cole Teresinski, Eli Clowater, Maggie Lawson, Camden Slagel, Jadon Pino, Clare Baldwin, Helena Schoahs

Most Promising Graduating Bunnyrabbits: Alexander Mudge & Elizabeth O’Toole

Kinsmen Award Most Promising Jackrabbits: Oliver Benac & Madeline Coulman

Junior Golden Ski Award: Ava Meadows Delbel

Junior Coach’s Award: Camren McClenny

Golden Ski Award: Declan MacDougall

Coach’s Award: Gavan Barrett

Kevin Allan Riutta Award: Don & Vivian Hall

Janet Rodger Anderson Award: Ian Sinclair

President’s Award: Mabel Bridge Crew Matthew Towle, Raymond Bone, Jim Mihell, Jack Trombello, Steven Bellinger, Darren Linquist, Paul de Beer, Joseph Baldock, Ian Laws, Al Orlando, Wayne Westman, Lawrence Foster, Paul McBay, Heath Bishop, Paul Barbeau, Anna Towle

Thank you to Grand Gardens, SFN Board of Directors, Hiawatha Highlands staff, all the many volunteers, and all the parents and skiers for coming out. We hope to see you out next year skiing with us!