Dr. Dale Iwanoczko Memorial Scholarship
Nolan Houde, St Paul’s Collegiate (Elie) – Always passionate about sport, Nolan discovered his love of volleyball in grade 7, captivated by the pace, rallies and complexity of the game. Since then he has played club and school volleyball every year. A setter and right side player, Nolan helped his school team to the Provincial AA semi-finals this year, was selected as a tournament All-Star, and was also selected as a Volleyball Manitoba 2021-22 Graduating All-Star. Nolan has maintained an academic average of 98+%, while also playing numerous other sports including basketball, soccer, badminton and track and field. Away from sport he is also very involved in the school music program, playing the trombone and drums, involved with the school jazz band, and has achieved a Royal Conservatory Piano level of Grade 5. He has also volunteered with a retirement residence, is on the school yearbook club and is Co-president of the student council and has also refereed his schools grade 7 & 8 volleyball games. Nolan is currently considering either a science degree leading to a career in medicine or dentistry or an Engineering degree. Although not yet committed to a specific university, he is exploring potential post-secondary volleyball opportunities.