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December 12, 2023 | Basketball (M) - Hockey (W)

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Twelve Stingers to receive Aléo Foundation bursaries

Members of the Concordia Stingers were awarded $88,000 in bursaries by the Aléo Foundation at an awards event honouring the top student-athletes who chose to pursue their sports and academics at Quebec universities in 2023-24.

Catherine-Ann Blenkhorn (rugby), Gabriel Bourdages (basketball), Dowenly Duprate (basketball), Yann Joachin Heymug Ewodo (wrestling), Arianne Leblanc (hockey), Émilie Lussier (hockey), Karam Sahly (basketball) and Luckson Junior Vilus (soccer) each earned a $10,000 Québec Government university recruitment bursary. They will receive $2000 a year for a maximum of five years.

Three Stingers - Bradley Louidon (basketball), Junior Mercy (basketball) and Ezechiel Tieide (football) - will receive a $2,000 bursary for student-athletes who have transferred back to Quebec from institutions outside the province.

James Lavallée (athletics/cross-country) will receive $2,000 for academic excellence and leadership.

The event was presented by RDS at the Maison du Loisir et du Sport on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023.