Special award for coverage

Penticton Western News sports editor Emanuel Sequeira was recognized for coverage of the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program.

Penticton Western News sports editor Emanuel Sequeira received an award for his Canadian Tire Jumpstart program from Althea Evans

Penticton Western News sports editor Emanuel Sequeira received an award for his Canadian Tire Jumpstart program from Althea Evans

Penticton Western News sports editor Emanuel Sequeira was one of only 12 reporters across Canada this year to be  awarded for his coverage of the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program, which has helped provide the equipment for nearly 800,000 underprivileged kids to play sports. The award was presented by Althea Evans, the B.C. .regional manager for Jumpstart, and Doug MacMillan, owner of the Canadian Tire store in Penticton.