Nick Laping Leadership Award
The Nick Laping leadership Award was awarded to Duane Whyte of Swan Valley Regional School. Whyte, who retired from teaching, last year, has coached the Varsity Boys Basketball Team for 35 years, and has been leader in basketball development both in the Parkland Region of Manitoba as well as the Province as a whole. He is long time volunteer coach at the Legion Athletic Camps, and has organized several top notch Provincial Championships. In basketball circles when you say “Whytey”, there is only one person that you can think of.