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Aurora’s top student athletes honoured

August 30, 2017   ·   0 Comments


By Brock Weir

There are still a few more days left of summer vacation and while many students would be content to put the 2016 – 2017 year behind their exploits on the soccer field, baseball diamond, and basketball courts will not fade into memory any time soon.
25 elementary and high school students have been recognized at Council by Aurora Sports Hall of Famer Allan Dean as Sport Aurora’s School Athletes of the Year.
“Thank you on behalf of Sport Aurora for the opportunity to recognize these outstanding young athletes from the Aurora school system,” said Mr. Dean. “Each athlete was named by their school for athletic excellence in their chosen sport. The recognition of these students highlights their achievements in our community.”
Among those recognized were:

Jordan Babcock (ESC Renaissance)
Holly Biasi (Highview Public School)
Claire DiLosi (St. Joseph CES)
Vanessa Carvella (Cardinal Carter CHS)
Andrea Christakkakos (Aurora High School)
Lucinda Eveleigh (Our Lady of Grace CES)
Olivia Fasan (ESC Renaissance)
Brayden Futterer (St. Maximilian Kolbe CHS)
Morgan Graham (St. Maximilian Kolbe CHS)
Lara Jorgensen (Light of Christ CES)
Christopher Jorstad (Light of Christ CES)
Walter Karabin (St. Andrew’s College)
Emily Kroi (Hartman Public School)
Markus Law-Heese (Regency Acres PS)
Alyson Malowney (Regency Acres PS)
Marko Micic (Cardinal Carter CHS)
Alex Morra (Our Lady of Grace CES)
Ryan Nembhard (St. Jerome CES)
Juliann Nguyen
(Lester B. Pearson Public School)
Calum Ormond (St. Joseph CES)
Jonathan Polinni (Highview Public School)
Andrew Sergejawich (Aurora High School)
Jack Sutherland
(Lester B. Pearson Public School)
Maya Talazzi (Regency Acres PS)
Vanessa Tiberio (St. Jerome CES)

“Sport Aurora, through its member stakeholders, provides opportunities for a wide range of sports and recreation programs for people of all ages,” said Mr. Dean. “Attracting young people into sports programs engage in active minds, promotes fitness, and a sense of achievement – qualities that bode well for the future.
“As chair of the Sport Aurora recognition and celebration committee, I am very excited to recognize these young athletes this evening. The event is an added bonus to the Sport Aurora Sports Recognition Programs that we hold.”



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