AMBA Sean Smith and Colin McKenna Memorial Scholarships
AMBA is proud to offer two scholarships, awarded yearly, to one female and one male who have contributed to the growth of AMBA in the community.
The AMBA Sean Smith Memorial Scholarship is valued at $500 and presented to the winning male athlete. Sean is remembered for his love of sports, joy of playing, his team spirit and sportsmanship.
The AMBA Colin McKenna Memorial Scholarship is valued at $500 and is presented to the winning female athlete. Colin is remembered for his generous spirit, love and dedication to basketball within our community.
2019 AMBA Scholarships - Recap
The 2019 scholarship applications have been reviewed and we are pleased to announce our winners!
The AMBA Sean Smith Memorial Scholarship is awarded to Ryan Wark. Ryan has been a strong contributor to the AMBA, supporting the organization in a number of areas as player, referee and coach. He has been a compassionate and caring team player has also assisted with player evaluations. Ryan will be attending the University of Alberta in the fall where he will be entering a nursing program. Exciting times ahead for Ryan and we know he will be successful in his future endeavours.
The AMBA Colin McKenna Memorial Scholarship is awarded to Emma McNeil. Emma has played with AMBA from Bantam until her final Juvy year. Emma has also refereed and mentored for the AMBA and volunteers throughout the season. Emma is currently attending St. Mary's University pursuing a double-degree in History and Education with aspirations of being a Social Studies teacher.
Congratulations to both Emma and Ryan!