Kristen Arsenault, an École
Evangeline graduate, will be pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree,
Majoring in Psychology next year at St. Thomas University.
An archer from Wellington, Kristen has competed in several
prestigious events including the 2019 Canada Games, 2019 Canadian
Outdoor Archery championships, and the 2019 World Youth Archery
Championship. While at the Canada Games, Kristen was a silver medalist
and was one of two Islanders to medal. Later in 2019, Kristen won the
gold medal at the Canadian Outdoor Archery Championships and placed 17th
out of 47 at the World Youth Archery Championship. Kristen is also a
straight shooter in the classroom, maintaining an 88.5% average, while
still making time to volunteer at her local church and with sports event
planning committees. Good luck in 2020 and beyond Kristen, we know
you’ll accomplish so much!
Congratulations to the four recipients of the 2020 Sport PEI Scholarships, we’re excited to see you grow as student-athletes!
Devon Lawlor, a
Charlottetown Rural High graduate, will be studying Biology at UPEI this
fall and plans to pursue a career in medicine, while playing for the
UPEI Women’s Basketball team.
A multisport athlete, Devon excelled in basketball, volleyball, and
softball at Charlottetown Rural and was named a 1st team all-star in
each sport. An all-around talented athlete, basketball was where the
Mount Stewart native truly shined, suiting up for the 2017 Canada Games
team, attended Basketball Canada U16 High Performance camp in 2016, and
was recently named the 2019 Basketball PEI Junior Female Athlete of the
Year. Off the court Devon has maintained a 95.6% average in the
classroom and has a positive impact on her community working with the
Inner-City Life Skills Camp, Basketball 101, Basketball PEI camps, and
much more. We are excited to see what the future holds for Devon!
Isaac McCardle, a Colonel
Gray High graduate, will be studying at Chemistry at Mount Allison
University to pursue a career in medicine or public health policy.
Most known for his long-distance running abilities, 2019 PEISAA
Cross Country Champion, 2nd place in the 2018 Atlantic Open
Cross-Country Championships, and gold medals in the 800m and 1200m
PEISAA track and field provincials, Isaac is also a talented Sail PEI
athlete and a Taekwondo black belt. Not to be outdone in the classroom,
the Charlottetown native, holds a 97.3% average and still makes time to
volunteer with the Charlottetown Yacht club, Taekwondo PEI, Canadian
Diabetes Association, IWK, and is a member of the Colonel Gray Student
Council Executive. Isaac will be joining the cross country and track
team this upcoming fall, we have no doubt he will do great things as a
student, athlete, and community citizen.
Isaac Wolters, a Bluefield High graduate, will be pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree Majoring in Computer Science this fall at UPEI.
On the pitch, Isaac one of 2 Islanders selected to attend the
High-Performance Player soccer camp with the Vancouver Whitecaps. Isaac
has also represented PEI at Nationals for 3 consecutive years and won
his 2nd PEISAA AAA men’s soccer provincial championship in 2019 as team
captain. An impressive leader on and off the pitch, the Springvale
native boasts a 97.6% average in the classroom and finds time to
volunteer at the QEH, his local Church, the Central Queens Soccer Club,
and with the PEI Soccer Association. Isaac will be joining the UPEI
Men’s Soccer Team next year and will look to backstop the team to
success during his time at UPEI.