A new award was started as the New Glasgow Junior High held its 2014 Non Academic Awards this week.
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An award is being created for the new New Glasgow Academy ‚Äď The Mark Arbuckle Dedication to Panther Athletics Award. Pictured from left are: Shane Pitts, Bob Ballantyne, Mark Arbuckle, Allison Wilson and Peter White.
The Mark Arbuckle Dedication to Panther Athletics Award is the first award that will be presented as part of the new ‚ÄúNew Glasgow Academy‚ÄĚ.
Arbuckle has been a part of the Panther community for over 25 years, 20 as a coach and six as an athlete. He has coached basketball, softball, track, cross country, soccer, and volleyball.
Earlier in his career he put countless hours into organizing the district track and field event.
Presenting the Award to Mark were three of the principals he has served under during his time at New Glasgow SR./JR. High.
Also at the awards, the top male and female athlete of the year were named. They were: Courtney Smith and Matthew Murray.
MVP: Kaitlyn Dunn/Jenna Burrows
Coaches Award: Olivia Murray/Lyndsay MacIvor
MVP: Matt Murray/ Isaac MacDonald
Coaches Award: Gage Hill/ Carson Ripoll
MVP: Matt Chediac/Kaitlin Kelly
Coaches Award: Oliver Schnare/Jake Martin
MVP: Breanna Lodge
Coaches Award: Olivia Murray
MVP: Sophia Wornell
Coaches: Award: Jensen Arsenault
Girls A Basketball
MVP: Riley Sood/Katelyn Biron
Coaches Award: Abbey Delaney/Lucia MacKay
Girls B Basketball
MVP: Brianna Snell/Kendyl MacDonald
Coaches Award: Paige Best/Kaylee vanVulpen
MVP: Austin Williams/Bailey MacDonald
Coaches Award: Chad Russell/Chris Gillin
MVP: Jensen Arsenault
Coaches Award: Jaime Pike
MVP: Austin Williams
Coaches Award: Logan Quinn
Girls Track and Field
MVP: Camryn Halliday
Coaches Award: Hailey Fahie
MVP: Matthew Murray
Coaches Award: Cameron MacGillivray
MVP: Caitlin Taylor
Coaches Award: Kennedi Atwell
MVP: Jake Martin/Luke Pelton
Coaches Award: Amanda Dunning/Camryn Halliday