MLA Nahendeh Congratulates AWG Athletes and Ambassadors

MLA Nahendeh Congratulates AWG Athletes and Ambassadors

(YELLOWKNIFE) March 15, 2018 – MLA for Nahendeh, Mr. Shane Thompson, congratulates the 2018 Arctic Winter Games Participants and Youth Ambassadors from the Nahendeh riding.

“NWT athletes should be proud of the hard work and dedication they have put forward to attend the 2018 Arctic Winter Games (AWGs). The AWGs are not only a competition for hard working athletes, but is also a wonderful way for northern youth to meet other youth from the circumpolar world. I wish all athletes the best of luck, I will definitely be cheering from the Nahendeh region,” said Mr. Thompson.

List of athletic participants from the Nahendeh riding:
              Leona Berreault – Futsal
              Keanna McLeod – Snowboarding
              Ava Erasmus – Speed Skating
              Mikayla Lafferty – Speed Skating
              Tyrone Lennie – Biathlon Ski
              Amy Stipdonk – Arctic Sports
              Ariah Thomas-Ekinla – Table Tennis

List of youth ambassadors from the Nahendeh riding:
              Dalton Takazo
              Daniel Manalo
              Joshua Nickson
              Treven Cli
              Zaida Sanquez

The 2018 AWGs will be held in the South Slave Region of the Northwest Territories from March 18 to March 24, 2018.

For more information, please contact:

Shane Thompson, MLA Nahendeh
Legislative Assembly of the NWT
P: 867-767-9132 ext. 12140 or toll-free 1-800-661-0784
F: 867-873-0276