CJHL announces all-academic team

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West Kelowna’s Gilliss recognized

CALGARY, Alberta (May 9, 2016) – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) is pleased to announce the 2016 CJHL All-Academic All-Canadian Champions Team.

The CJHL All-Academic All Canadian Champions Team Award is a new award the CJHL has created to recognize academic excellence and three C’s of Character, Community and Competition for the full-time student athlete.

The CJHL All-Academic All-Canadian Champions Team is selected from the championship-winning team in each league of the CJHL.

Players are awarded a $500 scholarship and a certificate courtesy of the CJHL and Jostens Canada which was presented at their respective regional championship.

Through the CJHL All-Academic All-Canadian Champions Team program, the CJHL hopes to inspire all of its players to be the best student athletes they can be and to reinforce the pillars of excellence in the classroom, character, community, and competition.

The following are the 2015-16 CJHL All-Academic All-Canadian Champions Team:

Player Team League
Jean-Phillipe Beaulieu Collège Français de Longueuil QJHL
Justin Boyer Melfort Mustangs SJHL
Chase Brakel Portage Terriers MJHL
Lane Gilliss West Kelowna Warriors BCHL
Rory Graham Pictou Weeks Crushers MHL
Brandon Grandinetti Soo Thunderbirds NOJHL
Owen Grant Carleton Place Canadians CCHL
Derek Lodermeier Brooks Bandits AJHL
Liam Morgan Trenton Golder Hawks OJHL
Cole Tymkin Fort Francis Lakers SIJHL


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