As our 50th Anniversary Season begins to close, this past weekend, we were able to hand out some hardware to recognize players and their accomplishments throughout the season alongside parents, billet families and board members.
The Merritt Centennials 2022-2023 award winners are:
Ska Lu La Award: Mark Thurston, Jackson Murphy-Johnson, Connor Farren, Jackson Krill
Most Improved: Ryan Spinale
Fan Favourite: Jaxson Murray
Academic Scholar: Aleksey Chichkin
Rookie of the Year: Jaxson Murray
Most Promising Player: Diego Johnson
Coaches Award: Jacob Smith
Most Gentlemanly Player: Jonathan Wong
Best Defenseman: Jackson Murphy-Johnson
Unsung Hero: Aidan Lindblad
Most Valuable Player: Johnny Hicks
Leadership and Ability: Christian Lowe
Joe Tenant – Most Dedicated: Michael Shara and Connor Farren
Beth Nadeau and Stuart Family – Hustle and Heart (Most Inspirational): Christian Lowe
The afternoon also allowed us to recognize our graduating 20-year-olds for their dedication and hard work over the season. Thank you, Christian and Jackson; you will be missed!
Also, a huge thank you to all the volunteers, staff and specifically to the ‘Retired Booster Club’ for all your hard work in putting together the celebration!
See our award winners in action for the last time this season at the NVMA on Saturday, March 25th, when they take on the Vernon Vipers.
View the full photo gallery at – https://christinajeanphotography2022.mypixieset.com/clients/