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    November 4, 2013

    Kerilynn MacLennan Awarded Women to Watch Grant

    Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce that Kerilynn MacLennan of Winnipeg has been named a recent recipient of the Sport Manitoba 'Women to Watch' athlete grant!  Kerilynn has been a member of the Manitoba Provincial Team for the past 3 years and was a student at Oak Park High School.  She is currently attending Grant McEwen University in Alberta.  She helped lead Oak Park to a Manitoba High School Athletic Association Provincial championship, capping a 33-0 season, the first undefeated season by a Manitoba team in 38 years. Kerilynn capped her final season with an outstanding championship game scoring 28 points and pulling down 15 rebounds to earn MVP honours.

    Past basketball recipients of this award include Atoosa Jalayeri, Jasmine & Sara Ibrahim, Kerri Kuzbyt, Emily Potter, Brittany Wiebe, Danielle Baril, Adele Baril, Morgan Cross, Danielle DeGagne and Krystal Schouten.



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    A major initiative is the Women to Watch Grant Program. Working in partnership with Provincial Sport Organizations and Coaching Manitoba, Sport Manitoba provides a monthly grant of $500.00 to a
    female athlete, team, official or volunteer to assist them in enhancing their women in sport career.

    A $500 monthly grant is also awarded to a female coach to assist them in further developing the skills necessary to attain a higher level of coaching or increased level of coaching experience.

     Women to Watch Application

    More information on the program can be found at http://www.sportmanitoba.ca/programs/womensport.php


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