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Slam-dunk scholarships

Tamanawis Wildcat Sukhjot Bains (25) used his height against John Tusi of the Fleetwood Park Dragons in the championship game of the 23rd annual Surrey RCMP Classic boys’ high school basketball tournament on Jan. 18 at Enver Creek Secondary School. - Leader file photo
Tamanawis Wildcat Sukhjot Bains (25) used his height against John Tusi of the Fleetwood Park Dragons in the championship game of the 23rd annual Surrey RCMP Classic boys’ high school basketball tournament on Jan. 18 at Enver Creek Secondary School.
— image credit: Leader file photo

Surrey RCMP Basketball Classic scholarships have been awarded to players at the Surrey RCMP All Star Classic.

The recipients include:

• Nicholas Smith (Lord Tweedsmuir) - Pierlet Memorial Scholarship;

• Parmeet Matharu (Enver Creek) - Chris Mohan Memorial Scholarship;

• Skylar Sheehan (Semiahmoo Secondary) - Surrey School District Scholarship;

• Nimrit Plaha (Panorama Ridge) - Surrey School District Scholarship; and

• Sukhjot Bains (Tamanawis Secondary) - Surrey School District Scholarship.

“This year’s scholarship winners are role models in our community and serve as a reminder for youth to continue to work hard towards achieving their educational and athletic goals,” said Surrey RCMP Cpl. Bert Paquet. “The Surrey RCMP is very proud of this long standing event which is just one of the many initiatives that we are involved in to help strengthen the bonds between police and youth in our community. Thanks to all those who participated and helped make it another successful event.”

For more information on the history and background of the Surrey RCMP Basketball Classic, visit www.surreyrcmp.ca

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