The Elk Valley Dolphin Swim Club (EVDSC) held their annual end of season banquet on May 14 where the swimmers, coaches, board of directors and parents celebrated all the accomplishments and successes of the past year.
The EVDSC awarded the following swimmers with “Competitive Swimmer of the Year” special awards: eight and under female – Georgia Stamler-Lessard, nine and 10-year-old female – Emily Stratton, 11 and 12-year-old female – Tatum Kipnik, 11 and 12-year-old male – MacDonagh Dressler, 13 and 14-year-old female – Cynthia Kielpinski, 13 and 14-year-old male – Jacob Stratton, and 15 to 17-year-old female – Maygen Maartman.
The club would also like to recognize the swimmers who achieved BC Provincial “A” times: Cynthia Kielpinski, Tatum Kipnik, Isabelle Klapp, Maygen Maartman, Catrin Merritt, Elizabeth Pater, Holly Soetaert and Emily Stratton. Congratulations to Jacob Stratton for achieving two BC Provincial “AAA” times for 50 and 100 metre freestyle. Head Coach Marie Cosens and Coach Tara Beck couldn’t be prouder of all the swimmers and look forward to next season!