The Junior Bison Boys Basketball Program are pleased to announce the recipients of the first annual Junior Bison Scholarship awards. The young men that were selected each receive a scholarship award of $500 to assist them in their studies at the University of Manitoba. The two recipients are...

Will Gray just completed his first year at the U of M studying molecular
biology and posting a 4.06 GPA. He spent 6 years as a player with the
Junior Bison and was part of the first graduating class of Junior
Bisons. Will played his high school ball at Vincent Massey, and has been
an instructor at the Legion Basketball Camps, as well as an assistant
coach at SJR.
Will continues to be involved with the Junior Bison as a coach with the
1996 boys program.

Tanner Draward graduated from St. Pauls HS and holds the distinction of
being the first Junior Bison to be selected as part of the U of M Men's
team. Tanner will be pursuing his BSc while playing for the Bisons.
Tanner has been a fixture with the Junior Bison for the last 5 years,
playing for Coach Ted Fardoe, as well as having represented Manitoba at
various national and regional tournaments through the provincial team
mens program.

Both Will and Tanner continue to be outstanding ambassadors for the
Junior Bison Program. Congratulations on your accomplishments and
continued success both on and off the court!

For more information on the Junior Bison Boys Basketball Club, please visit

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