Medicine Hat, AB — The Medicine Hat Tigers and the Medicine Hat News unveiled the winners of two scholarships in the amount of $2,500. These individuals were former carriers of the Medicine Hat News and former players in the Medicine Hat or Redcliff Minor Hockey or Ringette Associations.
The two recipients this year attended Medicine Hat High School and Crescent Heights High School respecitively. Marshall Henderson and Sydney Martin were the winners as both students have graduated High School with excellent grades in the required courses needed for the scholarship.
Martin will be headed back to the University of Alberta – Augstana Campus for her second of 4 years working towards a Bachelor of Science majoring in Biology and minoring in Psychology. Martin praises her teachers with taking the path she has but still couldn’t have happened without hard work,
“I really enjoyed my teachers through high school, especially in the sciences. I always was fascinated with Science and I am very happy with my decision, my first year was great and look forward to completing my degree.”
Martin stated in her application that after completing her studies she wishes to go to medical school and become a pediatric oncologist.
Henderson attended Medicine Hat High School and was active within the community, helping local organizations with coaching all the while competing on school teams. Henderson will be heading south of the border to Portland, Oregon to attend the University of Western States to take his Doctor of Chiropractic degree.
Ryan Plysuik, Manager of Communications for the Tigers says his organization is happy to help out such worthy recipients as Henderson and Martin who have given a lot within our community.
“The Medicine Hat Tigers are pleased to offer these scholarships in partnership with the Medicine Hat News as part of our various programs to give back to the community of Medicine Hat for the tremendous support we receive, the youth of the city are our future. We are very glad to help with financial support for a post-secondary education for Sydney and Marshall.”
The Medicine Hat News and the Medicine Hat Tigers would like to thank all the students who applied for our scholarship and wish Sydney and Marshall all the best in their future endeavors in their respective degrees.