Shawn was awarded $1,000 in 2015/2016 ringette scholarships for demonstrating outstanding academic achievment and excellence in ringette, as well as making significant contributions to various community service programs.
Name: Shawn Eckert
Position played: Forward
Number of years I’ve played ringette: 16
Year and program of studies: 3rd year ALES, Land Reclamation
Career aspirations: A professional Agrologist
My best ringette memory: Winning provincials in my 2nd year of U19 and going to Nationals in Fredericton as Team Alberta.
Why I’m playing for the University Ringette Team: I want to be able to play Ringette at a competitive level but still be able to focus on school and this team allows me to do that.