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Sami Jo Small Award

Sami-Jo Small was a tremendous athlete in high school and represented Canada at 3 Olympic Games, in two of which, Team Canada won gold. She was also a member of 5 World Championship winning teams for Canada and was MHSAA Athlete of the Year and Scholar/Athlete Award winner in 1994, while attending College Jeanne Sauve. The Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame presents the Sami Jo Small Award, a $1,000 scholarship to a female high school hockey player who is recognized for a combination of excellence in athletics, academics, and community service.

Application Form: http://www.mhsaa.ca/files/sami-jo-small-award.pdf

  • Sami Jo Small Award

    Camille Daeninck - May 18, 2016

    The Sami Jo Small Award goes to Camille (Cami) Daeninck of College Jeanne-Sauve.  Cami has been a leader on and off the ice, and was chosen as assistant captain.  ...

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    Sydney Urwin - May 27, 2015

    Sydney Urwin of Dakota Collegiate.  Sydney posses the strengths of a high achieving academic student and is a tremendous leader and role model.  She maintains a 95% academic average while...

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    Cassandra Szczepanski - May 28, 2014

    Cassandra Szczepanski of River East Collegiate.  Cassandra was assistant team captain, as well as second in scoring, and was selected to the WWHSHL All Star Team. In addition to hockey,...

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    Taylor Lafreniere - May 21, 2013

    Winner of the Sami Jo Small award is Taylor Lafreniere of Kelvin High School. Taylor was the Clippers assistant captain, most improved player and hardest working player. She participates in...

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    Devyn McFadyen - May 22, 2012

    Winner of the Sami Jo Small award is Devyn McFadyen of Kelvin High School. Devyn was team captain as well as top scorer and was selected as the hardest working...

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    Nikki Bell - May 17, 2011

    Nikki Bell of Sanford Collegiate is the winner of the Sami-Jo Small Award. Nikki, who averages 91%, was assistant captain, and her coaches states “she is there 110% of the...

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    Samantha Hink - May 18, 2010

    Samantha Hink was selected as tournament MVP and All Star on several occasions and took the zone 4 scoring title in league and playoffs with 65 points. She scored 6...

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    Danielle DeGrave - May 19, 2009

    Danielle DeGrave is Portage Collegiate Institute's goaltender, and with a 16-1-3 season, she had 8 shutouts and a goals against average of .75. She was named rural athlete of the...

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    Tawn Rellinger - May 20, 2008

    Tawn Rellinger, of the Portage Collegiate Saints. Tawn, captain of the Portage Collegiate Women's Hockey Team, was also the team's leading scorer and in the top 10 scorers in the...

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