Castlegar minor hockey association (CMHA) held their annual awards banquet on April 4 at the Community Complex.
The association thanks Dale Donaldson for MCing the event and gives thanks to all the executive board, coaches, officials, and parents for making the 2011-12 hockey season a success.
List of award winners:
Most Inspirational Player awards for each division:
Atoms – Grayson Dietrich, Caleb Carlson, and A.J. Roberts; Pee Wee House: Nate Laberge and Matthew Zwick; Pee Wee Rep – Luke Madge; Bantam House – Bonn Johnston and Greg McLean; Bantam Rep – Kadrian Klimchuk and Eddie Lindsay; Bantam Female – Stephanie McAuley.
CMHA major awards:
Official of the year – Drake Voykin
Most Improved – Bantam – Kirsten Renz and Kali Horner
Coach of the Year – Jason Simpson
Team of the Year – Bantam House – Jason Simpson’s team came out of nowhere to win the West Kootenay banner.
Player of Distinction – presented to the player who goes beyond just playing to be a leader in every other area and also represents the CMHA values throughout the year – Jesse Cooper
Outstanding Contribution to CMHA – Devon Reid – Devon is not only an executive member but also stepped up to coach two teams this year. He also helped organize and implement and lead a goaltending program.