Mother Teresa awards night was held last Wednesday night. After Natalie Schilling played O Canada, the presentations were made. Madelyn Schauers and Tiana Gamroth both received the female academic award with Lief Neufeld receiving the male academic award. Female athlete went to Tiana Gamroth and the male athlete went to Lief Neufeld.
Tiana was also awarded the Sam Dragnuk citizenship award and Madelyn also won the Mary Ann Theaker memorial award for the arts. The evening concluded with a light lunch for the parents.
Candace Godbersen and Kassidy Hronek, Halkirk students from the spring graduating class, were part of the awards and convocation evening held on Saturday evening at Gus Wetter. Candace is working in Stettler and Kassidy is enrolled at Lethbridge University in Criminal Justice classes.
Volleyball has started at the school. This year Mother Teresa will field a jr. high girls’ team and a boys’ mixed team. League play is among Theresetta, Gus Wetter, Brownfield and Halkirk. Our teams will attend a tourney in Brownfield on Oct. 7.
Congratulations to all of our students participated in the 5 km. Terry Fox run at the Gus Wetter school on Friday.
Doris Cordel, the village CAO, and councillors Sherry Jamieson and Matt Koenraadt were among the delegates at the AUMA convention in Edmonton last week. Border Paving has been working on the streets and the town is looking really good.
Sympathy is extended to Rose McColman on the passing of her aunt, Minnie (Mulford) Stoller, age 94, of Tofield who passed away on Thursday. Minnie is a sister to Ann Cherry and has many relatives in Castor. Services are to be held in the Castor United Church on Friday, Oct. 3.
We send condolences to Ken Anderson and Sherry and Doan Jamieson and families on the passing of their brother in law, Albert ( Al ) Campbell in Calgary on Sept. 22. Services were held on Friday.
Peggy and Terry Vockeroth returned from a recent trip to Akumel, Mexico. They were joined there by Peggy’s brother and his wife, Bob and Louise, who were celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary.
Lyle Jamieson from Vancouver has been out visiting with his parents, Bill and May Jamieson and family members, this past week. He is in the process of moving to Saskatoon and starting a new job.
Coming up: Oct. 2 and Oct. 9 – Thanksgiving Ham and Turkey bingo at the Hall starting at 7:30; Oct. 18 – Halkirk Elks annual Oyster Fry and White elephant sale – contact Dale Kent or Elk members for tickets.