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Awards & Scholarships

The Horizon Central Athletics Association was formed in the 2006-07 school year.  The history of award winners that follows also includes individuals from HCAA schools who were recipients while part of a different District.

Kent Lessmeister Scholarship Criteria (see above for downloadable file)
The HCAA will award two $500 scholarships near the end of each school year. Preference will be for one male
and one female, but this is not exclusive.
The applicant must:
1. be graduating from an HCAA Member school in the current year.
2. have competed in HCAA athletics during his/her grade eleven and grade twelve years.
3. have an average of at least 70% in subject areas required for minimum entrance requirements for his/her intended area of study.
4. have exhibited strng leadership and sportsmanship qualities as well as being a positive role model in his/her school and/or community.
5. be enrolled in first year studies for the following fall in one of the following programs in a Saskatchewan post-secondary institution:
  • College of Kinesiology (U of S)
  • 1st year of Kinesiology at St. Peter’s College is eligible
  • Combined Kinesiology/Education program (U of S)
  • Faculty of Education with a major or minor in Physical Education (U of R)
  • Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies (U of R)
  • Therapeutic Recreation program (Saskatchewan Polytechnic)
To apply:
Email your written application to HCAA President Curtis Strueby at [email protected]
The deadline for applications is June 1.
Applications must include the following:
  1. A letter, including:
    a. The applicant’s contact information
    b. The name of the school the applicant attended in Grades 11 and 12.
    c. Details from the applicant outlining his/her contribution to HCAA athletics, including his/her athletic accomplishments and/or contributions within the community.
    d. A personal statement from the student explaining his/her philosophy of physical education and activity (no longer than 250 words)
  2. A letter of nomination from a teacher/coach which highlights the qualities and achievements of the applicant.
  3. A transcript (unofficial is acceptable) of the applicant's marks. A Confirmation of Enrolment will suffice in order to release the scholarship money to each successful applicant.