A tireless volunteer in his community, Connor Martin of the Steinbach Pistons has been has been named the MJHL Manitoba Pork Peak Performer of the Month of October.
Martin, 20, recently participated in the inaugural RCMP-MJHL community initiative at Stoneybrook Middle School where he spoke to students about making positive life choices. His presentation focused on emotional wellness and managing stress.
Martin, who hails from Owatonna, Mn., has enthusiastically embraced his hockey community. He also mentors a middle-school student through the Recreational Opportunities for Children program, and regularly volunteers at Stonybrook.
“Connor epitomizes what the MJHL is all about: community involvement, making a difference and showcasing his hockey talents,” said MHL Commissioner Kim Davis. “Congratulations on behalf of the Manitoba Pork Council and the MJHL.”
When not busy patrolling the Pistons’ blueline, Martin also finds time to work with the Steinbach Millers Bantam AA hockey team where he assists with practices each week. The Ste. Anne Co-Op sponsors Connor’s community activities and he can be found pumping gas, visiting schools and voicing public service messages on behalf of the company.