Taylor and Kryworuchko Chilliwack’s whitewater winners

Canoe Kayak BC recognized Rhys Taylor for her volunteers efforts and Jacob Kryworuchko for his paddling exploits.

Chilliwack’s Rhys Taylor was given a $500 scholarship by Canoe Kayak BC at the organization’s annual awards banquet, held last Friday in Burnaby.A long-time athlete and volunteer in whitewater programs in B.C., Taylor helped the Chilliwack Centre of Excellence achieve a significant increase in the number of school and summer program registrations this year. Taylor is in her first year at the University of the Fraser Valley.At the same banquet, Chilliwack’s Jakob Kryworuchko was recognized as the whitewater athlete of the year.Visit canoekayakbc.ca.