Shining Star Award

  • Donated by the Thistle family in 2015
  • Presented to a skater competing in the Agnes Thistle Invitational who demonstrated good sportsmanship, spirit of fair play, cooperation, friendship and who puts his/her heart and soul into his/her training
  • This award is to represent the true meaning of skating – a skater who embraces the joy of skating
  • does not need to be a medal winner as this award is open to all skaters entered in this event
  • Selection is to be by coaches involved with the event and when possible by Agnes Thistle
  • Each coach along with Agnes Thistle can present their vote in a ballot box at registration prior to the final medal presentation
  • The votes will be tabulated by a panel of three determined by the Host Committee in consultation with the SCNL Competitions Chairperson.  The panel can be comprised of: members of the host committee, an official, and/or SCNL Board Members
  • In the event of no clear winner, a draw will be conducted of those tied in first place
  • Whenever possible, this award should be presented by Agnes Thistle or a member of the Thistle family.  If none present, a member of the host committee shall present.