Huskies Award

The Female Development program strives to support all females in sport by creating an environment where players, coaches, trainers and administrators can participate and compete with their peers and approach levels of commitment and excellence that each has the potential to achieve.

Players are prepared with the knowledge and skills to progress to the next level through an atmosphere of choice, competing on an all Female team or in a mixed team in the Wood Buffalo House League teams.

FMMHA offers the Female Huskies scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to 1 female athlete who best exemplifies the values of the Female Huskies program; community involvement and personal growth.

Application Deadline

June 3, 2024



one  award of $1000.00


Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Must be in their graduating year of U18, or a female player accepted to further their development in a female hockey program is eligible to apply.
  • Must have demonstrated a good attitude and effort in high school subjects.
  • Must have demonstrated an exceptional attitude and strong commitment on and off the ice to their team - specifically in sportsmanship, team play, attitude, and dedication to the game.
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership within the community through volunteerism and giving back to the community.

Selection Procedure

Applicants must complete the application form in full and provide two reference letters supporting this application.

The panel will select recipients based on consideration of academic achievement, hockey dedication, and community leadership and must be a last of hockey or have been accepted to a higher level of play outside our community. The Scholarship awarded must be applied within one year of its acceptance.



Kaylee Hynes


Kaylee Hynes

2022-2023 Recipient

Kaylee Hynes, born in Brampton Ontario has been a Fort McMurray resident since 2018, and has been a member of the Fort McMurray Minor Hockey Association since then. Kaylee has been recognized as an individual that knows what she wants in life and puts everything she has into achieving that. She is always willing to learn and grow no matter what situation she is put in and is there to lend a helping hand where needed. 

This past year being her last, with the possibility of there not being enough for a roster for the U18 team to play, Kaylee spent a lot of her time helping with the younger divisions within the Huskies for U13, U15 as well as the Royals Inclusive Program. She believes that much like herself at that young age, she is now a role model for them and finds joy in being able to help those do better. 

Kaylee is looked up to by her teammates for her work ethic, positive attitude, and inclusivity. For these qualities when selecting our leadership team Kaylee was appointed to be the captain of our hockey team.” – Brent Upshall, U18 Aurora Huskies Head Coach

Kaylee will be attending the University of Lethbridge this coming year working towards a bachelor’s degree in arts for Psychology in hopes of becoming an Animal Assisted Therapist. During this time, she hopes to continue her hockey career by playing for the Lethbridge Eagles in the AJFHL.

Kendra Metz
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