Manitoba's Credit Unions Scholar Athlete
Cole Penner of Garden City Collegiate – was captain of both the volleyball and basketball team. He was ranked 7th in the Province in both Volleyball and Basketball. He participated in men’s doubles in badminton and finished 2nd at KPAC and Provincials to help win the team aggregate points. He was a volleyball graduating all-star, athlete of the month, and leading team scorer in basketball. He received the Carl Ridd Award in basketball and was chosen Athlete of the Week by MHSAA. Cole was also a recipient of the McDonald’s Leadership Award. He maintains an academic average of 99% while also participating in the grad committee, Garden City Fundraising, peer tutoring, junior high and junior varsity volleyball and basketball practices, Salvation Army clothing drive and referee for junior high volleyball.
Cole states: “High school sports are so much more than games, scores, wins and losses. There