Manitoba's Credit Unions Scholar Athlete

Alexandra Warburton

Manitoba's Credit Unions Scholar Athlete
Award Date
Jun 24, 2011
Sanford Collegiate
Alexandra Warburton, Sanford Collegiate. Alex participates in cross country running, soccer, volleyball, basketball, and track. She maintains a 98% average and also is a member of the Student Athlete Council, Grad Committee and a Leadership Class participant and as well sits as the Rural Student Representative on the MHSAA Board of Directors. Alex was a graduating all star in both volleyball and basketball, and received the Carl Ridd Award in Basketball and was ranked at the number seven top female basketball player in the Province. She was also awarded the Sport Manitoba Great West Life Youth Volunteer of the Year Award. She also participates in Church Activities and organized a volleyball tournament to raise funds for cancer research. Alex states “I will always remember the transforming experiences that high school sports have provided me with….through high school sport I have gained confidence in myself and my abilities….high school sport has helped me develop a sense of self and deep respect for teammates, coaches, opponents and officials….the lessons I have learned through high school sport could never have been taught in a classroom – they had to be lived and experienced. It is my hope that one day I can give back to other high school athletes.”