Centennial’s athletic award winners
Pictured left to right are Centennial’s major athletic award winners: Top row: Maggie Deiter, Destiny Paquin, Reese Radobenko and Jon Kort. Bottom row: Camryn Wade, Emily Campbell, Hannah Thompson and Garvan Leavens.
Destiny Paquin was named Centennial’s senior female athlete of the year and Reese Radobenko was honoured as the Welland high school’s athlete of distinction.
Other major award winners were: Emily Campbell, junior female athlete of the year; Jon Kort and Garvan Leavens, junior male athletes of the year; Camryn Wade, Cougar Spirit Award; Hannah Thompson, Adam Neill Memorial Award; and, Maggie Deiter, sportsperson of the year.
Junior football: Grant Higgins, offensive player of the year; Garvan Leavens, defensive player of the year; Matthew Ryan, coaches award.
Senior football: Carl Paulemont, offensive player of the year; Ben Gichard, defensive player of the year; Liam Lonergan, defensive line; Sammuel Gielfeldt, offensive line.
Junior girls basketball: Emily Campbell, MVP; Jessica Acaster, most improved.
Junior boys basketball: Jackson McNeil, most dedicated; Jackson Collins, Grade 9 prospect.
Senior girls basketball: Catherine Maltais and Olivia Smith, MVPs.
Senior boys basketball: Connor Joliffe, leadership award; Nick Yioldassis, rookie of the year.
Junior girls volleyball: Kaylie Wright, MVP: Abby Duong, most improved; Emily Bradley, coaches award.
Junior boys volleyball: Noah Carl, MVP: Jackson McNeill, most improved.
Senior girls volleyball: Kristie McCrone, leadership award.
Senior boys volleyball: Kole Popat, outstanding leadership; Anthony Perna, most growth.
Tennis: Wesley Khan, junior boys MVP: June Kim, senior boys MVP: Hannah Zanetti, senior girls MVP; Karena Mills, most improved.
Cross country: Katelyn Romano, best achievement.
Swimming: Gabby Corriveau, dedication and spirit; Aurelia McReynolds, most improved and hardest working.
Girls golf: Kayla Burke, MVP.
Senior girls soccer: Kristie McCrone, Cougar spirit award.
Senior boys soccer: Juan Barbosa, offensive MVP; Stephen Koiter, defensive MVP.
Badminton: Abbie Duong, SOSSA participant.
Track and field: Christian Pavely and Addie Hambly, most dedicated.
Cheerleading: Allie Batista, MVP; Brooke Elsie, rookie of the year.
Girls rugby: Tori Rivers, MVP: Ava Savio, most improved; Reilly Jinks, rookie of the year.
Boys rugby: Garvan Leavens, MVP: Coryden Baker, most improved; Mitchell Hingley, rookie of the year.
Boys baseball: Griffin Luchyshyn and Jarod Bilodeau, contributions by Grade 9 players.
Rowing: Melanie Goertz and Kassie Masden, outstanding junior rowers; Rachel Della Valle, outstanding senior girls rower; Davey Law, outstanding senior boys rower; Stanley Lam, coxie of the year; Alyssa Dekker, outstanding novice rower; Abby Lococo and Sarah Couroux, most improved.
Boys hockey: Myles Chew, contribution by Grade 9 student; Keegan Vitucci, contribution to boys hockey.