Manitoba's Credit Unions Scholar Athlete

Christopher Porter

Award
Manitoba's Credit Unions Scholar Athlete
Sport
Badminton, Cross Country, Curling, Track & Field
Award Date
Jun 20, 2001
School
Sisler High School
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Christopher Porter of Sisler High School maintains a 98.6% average.  He is an active cross-country runner, participates in indoor track, outdoor track, curling and badminton.  He placed fifth at the provincial cross-country championships and was a quarter finalist in the provincial curling championships.  Chris is a member of the MHSAA Champions Cross Mentoring Program and is a member of student council, grad committee, math club and spirit week.  He has completed University of Manitoba Calculus I and Calculus II with A+ in both courses.  Chris states, "High school athletics have enriched my life making me physically fit, a stronger competitor and a well rounded person.  I have always been an academic person, however through sports I have learned things about myself that otherwise would have gone unnoticed.  High school athletics have instilled in me a sense of confidence and self worth that cannot be taught in a classroom.  I now know that there are no limits once my mind is set…".