Athlete of the Week

Tamara Bleznuk

Award
Athlete of the Week
Award Date
May 7, 2012
School
École Regionale St. Jean-Baptiste
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Tamara Bleznuk of the St. Jean Saints badminton team is this week’s Tri-Star Rural High School athlete of the week. This 5’1” mixed doubles player along with her partner, Colin Chartier, consistently finished in the top three of each competition they competed in. They were 1st at Mennonite Collegiate, Carman, Stonewall and the Zone 4 South Regional’s, while finishing second at Maples, Gimli, and the Zone 4 Championships. They capped off this successful season capturing the Bronze medal at the Provincial Badminton Championships and helping their school badminton team claim their 3rd straight Provincial A/AA Aggregate Banner. Coach Marc Morin states, “It’s been a pleasure having been able to witness the growth in Tamara as an athlete and a leader. Tamara is a great role model for the other athletes in our school as she leads by example and she is always ready to take on new challenges”. This grade 12 student maintains an average of 75%, and also competes in volleyball and track & field.