The Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association has honoured eight young athletes across the province for their performance and accomplishments.
The 2012 Jostens High School Athletes of the Year, announced on Wednesday, were chosen in each of four categories based on the size of their schools:
A schools — rural schools with fewer than 125 students:
- Female: Sarah Gobin of St. Claude School Complex
- Male: Bryce Watson of Glenboro School
AA schools — Winnipeg schools with fewer than 100 students and rural schools with 125 to 300 students:
- Female: Nicole Murray of Teulon Collegiate
- Male: Wyatt Eyford of Warren Collegiate
AAA schools — Winnipeg schools with 100-500 students and most rural schools with more than 300 students:
- Female: Allison Baergen of Westgate Mennonite Collegiate
- Male: Quinn Thacker of Dauphin Regional School
AAAA schools — Winnipeg schools with more than 500 students and high schools in Brandon, Steinbach, Springfield, Stonewall, Winkler and Portage la Prairie.
- Female: Kerri Kuzbyt of Sisler High School
- Male: Casey Schouten of Miles Macdonell Collegiate
Kuzbyt and Watson were chosen as the association's overall high school athletes of the year in the province.