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January 11, 2021- Halifax, NS - Cleve’s Source for Sports Sportsmanship Award Recipient Announced

January 11, 2021- Halifax, NS - Cleve’s Source for Sports Sportsmanship Award Recipient Announced 
  

Peyton Ballem is the Cleve's Source for Sport Sportsmanship Award winner for January 2021. In her first season of year-round swimming with the Halifax Trojan Aquatic Club (HTAC), the nine-year-old displayed determination in the face of adversity. Regardless of challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Peyton managed to excel, swim personal bests, and actively go out of her way to lift up and congratulate teammates on their success’.  

 
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“The effect that Peyton's attitude and actions have had on the atmosphere of the team would have been notable during a normal season: however, given the continued circumstances of the pandemic, it is truly remarkable.” -Bette El-Hawary, executive director, Swim Nova Scotia  
  
Quick Facts  
Athlete of the Month  
• The Cleve’s Source for Sports Athlete of the Month program is administered by Sport Nova Scotia. 
• Provincial sport organization members are eligible to nominate athletes for these awards.  
• The Athlete of the Month Sportsmanship Award is for the athlete(s) who went above and beyond for their teammates during the pandemic. 
• A membership committee selects the award recipients for five possible categories: Junior Male Athlete, Junior Female Athlete, Senior Male Athlete, Senior Female Athlete, and Team.  
• For more information about the awards, please visit www.sportnovascotia.ca     
Sport Nova Scotia
• Sport Nova Scotia is a voice for amateur sport that promotes the benefits of health, personal development, and achievement of all participants. We’re a non-profit, non-government organization representing approximately 60 provincial sport organizations and more than 160,00- member Nova Scotians.  
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Contact:  
Sarah Jackson 
Communication Coordinator,
Sport Nova Scotia 
sjackson@sportnovascotia.ca


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