Congratulations to Baseball BC's Athlete Assistance Scholarship Award Winners

April 17, 2024

Baseball B.C. Athletic Scholarship Award Recipients - 2024

It is with great pleasure that Baseball BC has selected the following athletes for their outstanding academic achievements as this year’s recipients to be awarded a Baseball B.C. Athletic Scholarship.

Following review by Baseball B.C.'s Athlete Assistance Scholarship Program Selection Committee, the following athletes were awarded financial contributions towards their academic endeavours.

This scholarship Program is funded by Baseball BC in support of B.C. baseball athletes, like you, in reaching baseball goals and encouraging the pursuit of academic education.

Congratulations and good luck in your baseball and personal development opportunities.


University of BC

1. Sean Heppner - $1000

2. William Anderson - $500

Concordia University

1. Vanessa McKinley - $1000

University of Calgary

1. Brendan Tong - $500

Okanagan College

1. Ethan Skiffington - $500

Humber College

1. Amelia Russo - $500


More information about this athlete assistance program, including past scholorship recipients, can be found here Baseball BC Athlete Assistance Scholarship Program

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