Skater Recognition Awards

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Dennis McFarlane

Dennis McFarlane Award - $500

Dennis was a national competitor in singles, pairs and dance. He reached the highest level available in the International Skating Union (ISU) when he achieved success as a World and Olympic judge and referee in all three skating disciplines. After leaving the international judging world, Dennis continued to judge and monitor skaters in the Alberta/NWT/Nunavut Section. Dennis truly loved the sport of figure skating and was also working to make it better for skaters and officials.

The Dennis McFarlane Award is presented annually to the highest placing pre-novice ladies skater representing Alberta at a National Event.

2019 Award Recipient

Michelle Deng

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Pat Sprague

Pat Sprague Award - $1,500

Pat was a long-time figure skating organizer and volunteer, as well as the dedicated mother of two skaters. For 20 years she acted as chairwoman of the Wild Rose Figure Skating Competition. Pat was also a board member and chairwoman of the Alberta Figure Skating Foundation. She was widely known for her genuine and well-rounded respect for the sport.
The Pat Sprague Award is presented annually to the highest placed Alberta Synchronized Skating team at the Canadian Synchronized Skating Championships (festival or competitive).
This award was created to recognize the previous year's Alberta/NWT/Nunavut Section award recipienct of the Wayne Feil Memorial Evaluator Judges Award. Volunteer evaluators and judges contribute countless hours each season and provide valuable feedback to skaters in all disciplines. Their devotion helps all skaters in this province as they work towards their goals and to achieving their full potential in the sport of figure skating.

2019 Award Recipient

Calalta FSC Solstice Open

Cherniowski Family

The Cherniowski Family Award - $250 each

The Cherniowski Family STARSkate Award is presented to the highest placing Triathlon ladies from Alberta at the Skate Canada Alberta/NWT/Nunavut STARSkate Championships in Bronze, Silver and Gold categories. 

2019 Award Recipients

Madison Kowaluk - Gold Award

Karlee MacMillan - Silver Award

Justina Schutz - Bronze Award

Triple Gold Awards

Triple Gold Awards - Plaques

These awards recognize skaters who have achieved their gold test level in any three of four of the Skate Canada figure skating disciplines - freeskate, skills, dance or interpretive. ASFS has long supported skaters who demonstrate a commitment to completing their figure skating test levels. We applaud these skaters for their effort and dedication to their sport.

2019 Award Recipients

Taylor Babcook

Morgan Blanchard

Jocelyne Campbell

Erika de Ruiter

Keara Grovet

Alanna Hickey

Michelle Hong

CJ Kmiecik

Marissa Kobetitch

Tori McNalley

Makayla Michel

Quad Gold Awards

Quad Gold Awards - Plaques

These awards recognize skaters who have achieved their gold test level in any three of four of the Skate Canada figure skating disciplines - freeskate, skills, dance or interpretive. ASFS has long supported skaters who demonstrate a commitment to completing their figure skating test levels. We applaud these skaters for their effort and dedication to their sport. Plaques are presented to the recipients at the Skate Canada: Alberta/NWT/Nunavut Section AGM/Awards Banquet, held every spring. 

2019 Award Recipients

Jackson Behiel

Jessica-Lee Behiel

Katie Burgess

Joshua Burger

Presley Busch

Mairyn Dumanowski

Kiera Fischer

Kendra Hawkins

Grace Pele

Guadalupe Raed Di Bari

Josh Venema

Amy Hong

Jennifer Hong

Larissa Kelly

Kyla Murray

Vienna Nodwell

Isabella Oszust

Addison Pehl

Jennifer Peters

Erin Pettapiece

Mia Saunders

Mara Will

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