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November 30, 2017 | Sport News

Stinger bursary recipients at FAEQ gala.

Stingers boast nine bursary recipients at FAEQ gala

Nine Concordia Stingers athletes received bursaries at the 32nd annual Quebec university sports gala attended by more than 650 supporters at the Sheraton Laval on Nov. 29.

Approximately $300,000 was awarded to top student-athletes competing at Quebec universities by the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence (FAEQ). Concordia athletes received a total of $37,500.

Seven Stingers were presented recruitment bursaries. They were wrestlers Alex Moore ($8000) and Laurence Beauregard ($3000); hockey players Carl Neill ($4000), Julio Billia ($3000) and Lidia Filion ($4000); women’s rugby player Shawna Brayton ($4000) and basketball recruit Anthony Sanogo ($8000).

Offensive lineman Matt Halbgewachs received a Montreal Alouettes football bursary of $1500.

Phil Hudon, captain of the men’s hockey team, received a leadership award of $2000 in recognition of the exceptional volunteer work he does for the Bell Let’s Talk program.

The FAEQ is an organization that brings together stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds including business, education and sport. Its mission is to support student-athletes financially in their pursuit of academic and sports excellence, and to help develop role models in Quebec society.