Coast Capital Savings Leadership Bursary

Coast Capital Savings is a valued Corporate Partner of the BC Games Society and has made a promise “to help build a richer future for youth in our communities”.   Coast Capital activates on this promise through initiatives that support health, build self-reliance and confidence, and inspire youth to become leaders.  Sport is an avenue to achieve all of these and the BC Games provides athletes from across the province with an important competitive opportunity and exceptional experience to learn about teamwork, goal setting, friendship, and community excellence.

2018 BC Winter Games


Over 105 applications for the Coast Capital Savings Leadership Bursary were received.  

The following 16 athletes were acknowledged at the Closing Ceremony of the 2018 BC Winter Games on February 25 and were each presented with a $500 bursary.


Kootenays (Zone 1)
Emery Hoko (Kimberley) Gymnastics
Douglas Caldwell (Golden)
Skiing - Cross Country
Thompson Okanagan (Zone 2)
Hannah O'Neil (Kamloops) Curling
Tate Solomonson (Kamloops/Sun Peaks
Fraser Valley (Zone 3)
Emily Moorthy (Abbotsford)
Spencer Cyr (Abbotsford) Judo
Fraser River (Zone 4)
Angela Le (Burnaby)
Paxton Lin (Coquitlam)
Vancouver-Coastal (Zone 5)
Bryana Spur (Richmond) Karate
Michael Fraser (Vancouver)
Basketball - Special Olympics
Vancouver Island-Central Coast (Zone 6)
Merren deBellefeuille (Comox) Snowboarding
Michael Good (Lantzville)
North West (Zone 7)
Taylor Halvorsen (Terrace)
Cariboo-North East (Zone 8)
Brynn Witwicki (Prince George) Biathlon
Riley Stiles (Prince George)
Wheelchair Basketball
Joel Ewert (Prince George) Wheelchair Basketball