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Finalists named for local amateur athlete-of-the-year award
Posted: February 2nd, 2014 @ 3:48pm
Eleven Kingston-area athletes have been selected as finalists for this year's Kiwanis Amateur Athlete of the Year award.
The eleven, chosen by a committee of Kiwanians and local sports media representatives, are:
* Lacrosse player Kyle Aylesworth
* Paddler Isiah Higgs
* Fencer Kerr Hutchinson
* Golfer Austin James
* Basketball player Owen Klassen
* Hockey player Genevieve Lacasse
* Mountain cyclist Evan McNeely
* Golfer Conor Rodrigues
* Boxer Ali Rosen
* Wrestler T.J. Taylor
* Wrestler Natalie Vecchio
As well, three builders -Doug Jeffries, Jamie Turcotte and Sandy Han - will be honoured Thursday, Feb. 13 at 34th annual awards banquet at the Ambassador Hotel, where the winner of the Gus Marker Trophy will be announced.
Tickets, $45 apiece, must be purchased in advance by Feb 10. They are available from Kent Winterstein at the La Salle Mews or Marc F. Raymond Opticians, 324 King St. East.
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