Dr. Dale Iwanoczko Memorial Scholarship
Nicole Hildebrand, Steinbach Regional Secondary School – Since she was young, Nicole has loved playing any sport. She started to play volleyball at the age of 12 and has always played with others in club and school older than her. A left side player, she led her school team to the SCAC Championship this past school season, was selected as an SCAC all-star, has won national championships with the Cobras club, and was selected to the Volleyball Manitoba All-Manitoba 2021-22 Graduating All Manitoba Team. Nicole is also involved in other sports such as basketball and track and field, volunteers as a youth basketball coach and has volunteered at Siloam Mission serving food or cleaning. With all of this Nicole has maintained a 91%+ academic average, and is interested in pursuing a doctorate of medicine with aspirations of becoming a trauma surgeon. Although she has not yet committed to a specific university, Nicole aspires to play post-secondary university volleyball aspiring to play at the highest level she can reach.