Lake Cowichan minor hockey ends season by handing out lots of awards

It was a big day March 25 for Lake Cowichan and District Minor Hockey as the group held their annual awards celebration.

Players at all levels were honoured, from the youngest to those ‘aging out’ of minor hockey. In addition, coaches, officials and volunteers also received the thanks of the organization and the crowd.

The 2018-2019 LCDMHA executive includes: President- Todd Vaughan; First Vice President – Jenny Fawcett; Second Vice President – Glen Callihoo; Secretary- Roxanne Garnett; Treasurer – Debbie Longbottom; One Year Directors – Trish Goski, Erik Andersen, Janice Shand; Two Year Directors – Kim Hartshorn, Ashley DeGraaf, and Sally Brown.

Those leaving the executive: Jodi Hieta, Dayna Haddon, and Kate Nahirnick were given the organization’s thanks for their hard work.

There’s a trophy for every one of these young players, enjoying the moment of being the centre of attention. (Submitted)
Lake Cowichan Minor Hockey Awards night is a special event for players, coaches, and parents. (Submitted)
Bernadette and Mark Knowles enjoy the awards night with their grandkids, Waylon and Aibhne Gilmore. (Submitted)
Awards night means a chance on stage for every team. (Submitted)
Players of all ages are celebrated at Lake Cowichan Minor Hockey’s Awards Night. (Submitted)
Older players have been there before but there’s still something very special about awards night. (Submitted)
Bantam Player of the Year, and the one who showed the most heart, is Curtis Baird. (Submitted)
Jorden Nicholson takes away the honour of being Goalie of the Year. (Submitted)
Kyle Hieta wins the Wayne Palliser trophy for Unsung Forward Player of the year. (Submitted)
Jody Friday is hockey personality of the year. (Submitted)

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