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Nico Iemma Wins “Junior Athlete of the Year” Award

Nico Iemma on the Boccia court. Nico is in his chair, helmet on, getting ready for a Boccia shot. Blue boccias balls and a white boccia ball are on his left side, with his ramp infront of him and a competitor to his right.

Nico Iemma, a Boccia all-star and Durham local, has won ParaSport® Ontario’s Junior Athlete of the Year Award. ParaSport® Ontario Athlete of the Year awards are bestowed based on outstanding effort in improving their skill and their contribution in growing their sport or activity. The award will be presented at The Power Within online event. Nico was chosen because of his selfless dedication to connecting with the community and potential PO members, engaging them in activities and generally for the strong contribution he continues to make to the parasport community.

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Jolan Wong Wins “Female Athlete of the Year” Award

Jolan Wong sitting on the volleyball court behind the net. Jolan is smiling, wearing a red ParaSport Ontario jersey.

Jolan Wong, Paralympian and a Petawawa local, has won ParaSport® Ontario’s Female Athlete of the Year Award. ParaSport® Ontario Athlete of the Year awards are bestowed based on outstanding effort in improving their skill and their contribution in growing their sport or activity. The award will be presented at The Power Within online event. Jolan was chosen because of her selfless dedication to connecting with the community and potential PO members, engaging them in activities and generally for the strong contribution she continues to make to the parasport community.

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Chris Garner Wins “Male Athlete of the Year” Award

Chris Garner, a Niagara Falls athlete, has won ParaSport® Ontario’s Male Athlete of the Year Award. ParaSport® Ontario Athlete of the Year awards are bestowed based on outstanding effort in improving their skill and their contribution in growing their sport or activity. The award will be presented at The Power Within online event. Chris was chosen because of his selfless dedication to connecting with the community and potential PO members, engaging them in activities and generally for the strong contribution he continues to make to the parasport community.

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