Porter named skater of the year

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Jennifer Porter had a big year of competition for the Amherst Skating Club.

Her accomplishments did not go unnoticed as she was chosen the winner of the Andrea Thompson Memorial Award that goes annually to the club member deemed as having the most outstanding season.

Jennifer Porter had a big year of competition for the Amherst Skating Club.

Her accomplishments did not go unnoticed as she was chosen the winner of the Andrea Thompson Memorial Award that goes annually to the club member deemed as having the most outstanding season.

She also picked up the competitor of the year award for her efforts.

The Margo Anderson Memorial award presented to an outstanding adult contributor in the club goes to a long-time member and contributor in Sarah MacDonald. The former high-level competitor is now giving back as a coach and mentor.

The following is the complete list of award recipients for the 2006-7 season:

BMO Canskater of the year Lauren Furlong

BMO Canskate Champions of the year Hillary Mapplebeck & Justice Cormier

Canskate Program Assistant of the year -Haley Speight

Most Badges Passed (Canskate) Cheyenne McInnis, Miranda McInnis, Brianna Smith, Courtney Porter and Connor Austin

Most Badges Passed (Junior) Jadyn Soehner (8)

Most Tests Passed (Junior) Mia Furlong (2), Chelsey Gould (2) & Jadyn Soehner (2)

Most Tests Passed (Senior) Jennifer Porter & Haley Speight

Fundraiser of the Year (Canskate) Hailey White

Fundraiser of the Year (Junior) Tameka Hussey

Fundraiser of the Year (Senior) Annie Crocker

Shining Star (Junior) Jadyn Soehner

Shining Star (Senior) Haley Speight

Adult fundraiser of the year and shining star Joann Patriquin

Twinkling Star (Junior)- Tameka Hussey

Rocketeer - Emma Bickerton

Competitor of the year Jennifer Porter

Margo Anderson Memorial Sarah MacDonald

Andrea Thompson Memorial Award (Skater of the year) Jennifer Porter

Organizations: Amherst Skating Club, Shining Star, Jennifer Porter & Haley Speight

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