Congratulations to Sydney Byrns of the Blackstrap Sailing Club, who was recognized as SSCA Lauri Olenius Sailor of the Year. Byrns won the Western Canadian Championships as well as District 5 Race Series. Sydney is presently in Malawi, Africa working with Engineers without Borders.

Congratulations to Leigh Campbell of the Blackstrap Sailing Club who is recognized as the Debbie Holgate Volunteer of the Year. Campbell was recognized for all of his work with BSSC, SSCA, 2 Western Canadian Championships and the Canada Games.