The Sudbury Wolves are pleased to announce that that Wolves’ forward CONNOR BURGESS has won the OHL IVAN TENNANT EDUCATION AWARD as the top secondary school student in the OHL. The announcement marks the first time in Wolves’ franchise history that a member of the Wolves has won one of the OHL’s Education Awards.
Connor secured a 94% average in four university-level courses while attending Lasalle Secondary School. The Sudbury native was selected as one of the three OHL Education awards winners along with Darnell Nurse of the Sault Greyhounds and Daniel Altshuller of the Oshawa Generals. Burgess, 17, was previously named as the league’s Central Division Scholastic award for the month of October. Connor also won the Wolves’ Top Scholastic Award at the team’s year-end Awards Banquet as presented by Wolves’ Director of Player Education Gord Ewin.
“Our organization has dedicated itself to achieving high standards both on and off the ice and we are very proud of Connor and all of our players that excel in school while playing for the Wolves” notes Wolves’ President Blaine Smith. “Our ownership has always stressed the importance of academic hard work. For the past 26 years, it has always been the Burgess family philosophy to ensure that the players attend and do well in school. I know that Mark and Karen Burgess are very proud of their son Connor.”
The Sudbury Wolves organization would like to extend its sincere congratulations to Connor Burgess on his achievement of winning the OHL’s IVAN TENNANT EDUCATION AWARD for achieving the highest marks as a secondary school student in the OHL.