Garett Lee Sidor Memorial Scholarship
Daren Watts of Miles Macdonell Collegiate. “Daren is an outstanding basketball player whose skill, passion, commitment, and attitude embody the characteristics I remember fondly in Garett” says coach Jeff Shaddock. Manitoba Basketball Great Martin Riley has observed Daren and remarked on how hard, efficient, and focused Daren is when training. Daren has played on the varsity basketball team for two years and played for both for the Attack and Attack Academy Club. He has done scorekeeping in the men’s league and WMBA youth tournaments, a volunteer at Youth Broadway Outreach, and works with elementary children to help them with homework in a mentorship role. Daren also worked with the Attack Academy basketball program training youth players and has done 1 on 1 training with youth for the WMBA. In 2021, Daren was featured in the Winnipeg Sun as one of the top high school players in Manitoba. Daren maintains an academic average of 85% and has signed with the University of Manitoba Bisons’ basketball team.