Recreation York celebrates 40th year at awards banquet


Above: Members of the Torch Championship team from Stong College celebrate at the Recreation York annual banquet Friday

Recreation York held its 40th Annual Recreation and Intramural Banquet and Awards Ceremony on Friday, March 31, at the Montecassino Banquet Hall in Woodbridge. Dignitaries from the University joined staff and students in celebrating another successful year. Here are the award winners:

Fitness and Lifestyle Awards

Meg Innes Fitness & Lifestyles Award – Ines Markeljevic
Fitness Consultant and Trainer Award – Sandra Da Rocha
Recreation York Most Improved Instructor Award – Natalie Yip
Rookie Instructor of the Year Award – Esther Astroff

Participant’s Choice Awards

Step – Meaghan Morrissey
Mix Aerobics – Giselle Daghri
Spin – Katherine Iscoe
Cardio Tae Box – Tamara Fisher
Millennium Challenge (Individual) – Dara Balas, Lindsay M. Hibbs
Millennium Challenge (Team) – Team Intramural: Mike Broderick, Lisa Shumaker, Chantal Totosy, Nick Asquini

Intramural Sports Awards

Torch Champion – Stong
Torch Runner-Up – Bethune
Women’s Division Champion – Stong
Men’s Division Champion – Stong
Coed Division Champion – Stong
Most Improved College – Osgoode Hall
Sportsmanship Award – Winters

Outstanding Participation Awards

Male Participant of the Year – Bill Bowman
Female Participant of the Year – Michelle Dukowski
Male Rookie of the Year – Ryan Dearing
Female Rookie of the Year – Robyn Ripley