2012 Awards


Most Valuable Player
Alisha Roberts   (York House)

Best Defensive Player
Jennifer Carpio  (Britannia)

Tournament All-Stars
Clare Bahena  (Killarney)
Laura Baker  (York House)
Jolissa Crossley  (Britannia)
Francis Kaye-Penafiel  (St. Patrick’s)
Karen Li  (Britannia)
Sarah McBain  (Kitsilano)
Bronte Stark  (Churchill)
Andrea Strujic  (Kitsilano)
Natalie Wallace  (York House)
Melissa Wells  (Crofton House)

3-Point Winners
11 treys – Amanda Young  (Britannia)
10 treys – Joanne Tung  (Crofton House)
9 treys – Karen Li  (Britannia)



Since the tournament’s inception in 2008, the VGBA has been committed to recognizing individual student athletes playing in the Vancouver Girls’ Basketball Challenge who are true citizens of our community. A number of scholarship are being awarded every year from TELUS to graduating student-athletes who are active leaders in school and community programs, and who have shown proof of academic and athletic accomplishments, and post-secondary aspirations.

TELUS scholarships may be used at any recognized post-secondary institution. And through a collaboration between VGBA and Langara College, there will be additional scholarship opportunities for participants in the tournament who choose to attend Langara.  Here are the scholarship winners this year:

TELUS Challenge Scholarship Winners
Laura Baker  (York House)
Samantha Brassington  (Notre Dame)
Jennifer Carpio  (Britannia)
Jasmine Chan  (Crofton House)
Jolissa Crossley  (Britannia)
Rebeca Fernandez  (Britannia)
Karen Li  (Britannia)
Wendy Lin  (Britannia)
Cherub Lum  (York House)
Tesicca Truong  (Churchill)
Sally Zhao  (Britannia)

Langara College Scholarship Winner
Jolissa Crossley  (Britannia)

VGBA Falcon Basketball Scholarship Winner 
Jennifer Carpio  (Britannia)

To date, 37 scholarships have been awarded since the inception of the TELUS Vancouver Girls’ Basketball Challenge.