Kieran Dehnel is the latest recipient of the Hume Innkeepers/Kerry Dyck Scholarship.
Dehnel was recently presented with the scholarship by Kevin Lewis of the Hume Innkeepers.
The Nelson Soccer Association graduate is off to experience post-secondary competition during the fall in Lethbridge.
Dehnel is a defender and will study kinesiology at the University of Lethbridge.
Kerry Dyck, who graduated from L.V. Rogers High School, was a leader in Nelson Soccer for many seasons, coaching and serving on the executive.
He was also coach and manager of the Hume Innkeepers for many years, helping the squad capture the 2017 Mallard’s Men’s Open League last fall.
Dyck was also honoured by BC Soccer, claiming the Awards of Merit.
Dyck was nominated by the BC Soccer Membership as well as the Board of Directors for recognition of contributions to soccer, during a period of ten or more years, as a player, manager, coach, official, or administrator at the club/league or district Level.
Other recipients of the Hume Innkeepers/Kerry Dyck Scholarship are Jaden Dyck and Carter Anderson.
Luke Mori Real Estate and Hume Hotel & Spa also contributed to the scholarship.