CCVI teacher named Athlete of the Year by Judo Ontario
September 11, 2018
GUELPH, Ontario – Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute teacher, Amanda McAlpine has been named the recipient of the Judo Ontario Veteran Female Athlete of the Year award.
Each year this award is presented to a veteran athlete (30+) and a senior division athlete (16+) for their accomplishments. The award is presented to the judoka that distinguishes themselves amongst their peers with the best results for the year. The recipients continuously show commitment, determination and the desire to improve.
McAlpine teaches Martial Arts and English at Centennial CVI. According to McAlpine, “It has truly been an honour to be the recipient of this award and I feel immense gratitude towards coaches, training partners, family members, colleagues, and those who have been so supportive. Receiving this award has been a wonderful experience, one that will indeed help fuel my determination as I [compete] at the Veteran Judo World Championships in Mexico this fall.”
McAlpine was informed that she was the recipient of this award earlier this month and was honoured at an awards ceremony on September 8.
We wish Amanda luck at the Veteran Judo World Championships in Mexico.