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After receiving their awards, and before digging into some ice cream, members of the Amherst Skating Club posed for a photo. Members include: (front, from left) Claire Davis, Alexis Robblee, Rachel MacDiarmid with her younger sister Rachel MacDiarmid, Cameron Delahunt, Savanah Cobbett, Willow Buske, Eve Scott, Katie McIlvena, Isabell Brownell, (back, from left) Mia Farrow, Zoe Lirette, Lauren Beed, Macy Comeau and Olivia Doucette. Missing from photo, Billy Symes, Chelsey Goud and Hannah Doucette.
©Dave Mathieson - Amherst News
AMHERST – It was a night of awards, food and fun for members of the Amherst Skating Club Thursday night.
Hardware was handed out at the 2017 Amherst Skating Club Awards banquet held in the basement the First Baptist Church in Amherst.
Award recipients are as follows:
Club Skater of the Year – Rachel MacDiarmid
Club Competitor of the Year – Savanah Cobbett
Gold Interpretive Pin – Chelsy Gould
Gold Free Pin – Hannah Doucette
Senior Award recipients:
Senior Shining Star Award (Competitive Award) – Savanah Cobbett
Senior Rocketeer Award (Most Improved) – Rachel MacDiarmid
Senior Most Tests Passed – Rachel MacDiarmid
Junior award recipients:
Junior Shining Stars (Competitive Award) – Olivia Doucette, Eve Scott, and Isabel Brownell
Junior Twinkling Stars – Marcy Comeau, Mia Farrow, and Lauran Beed
Junior Rocketeers (Most Improved) – Isabelle Brownell and Eve Scott
Junior Most Tests Passed – Eve Scott
Blossom Award (Personal Development) – Zoe Lirette and Katie McIlvena
Canskate award recipients:
Most Badges Passed – Willow Buske
Completed Stage 6 – Alexis Robblee
Canpower award recipients:
Most Badges Passed/Shining Star (Pre-Power) – Claire Davis
Most Badges Passed/Shining Star (Canpower) – Cameron Delahunt
Pre-Power Program Assistant of the Year – Billy Symes
CanPower Program Assistant of the Year – Mike Gould
Recognition Awards for adults who have contributed in a positive manner:
Outstanding Skatefest contribution – Kathy Gould
Leadership – Kelsi Vastag
Outstanding Contribution by an executive member – Leta MacDiarmid
Best supporting member – Josie Brownell and Laurie Lirette
Outstanding contribution to the Canskate program – Kelsi Vastag, Nicole Church, Heather Polley, Olivia Doucette, Zoe Lirette, Lauren Beed, Mia Farrow, Rachel MacDiarmid and Olivia Pulsifer
Margot Anderson Award – Natasha Farrow
The Margot Anderson Award is presented to an outstanding volunteer who contributes to the Amherst Skating Club in a positive manner.