2022-2023 WCPA Student Athlete Application Form

  1. Fill out the application in its entirety. Type or print (using a pen) all responses. Do not leave any field blank; write “N/A” if an answer does not apply.

  2. Enclose one official transcript from all high schools attended. This year’s official transcript should be sent immediately after completion of academic year.

  3. Enclose one nonofficial transcript from all high schools attended.

  4. Enclose a copy of your SAT results and ACT results (if applicable). If you have not yet taken the SAT or ACT, you must login and create an account so that you can provide the requested login and password information requested below.

  5. If accepted into the program, Social Insurance Number (SIN)/Social Security Number (SSN) will be required for your athlete.

  6. Enclose all additional requested information/documentation/paperwork.

  7. Ensure the application has been signed by the parent or guardian.

  8. Submission of your application packet does not guarantee admittance into Western Canada Preparatory Academy (WCPA). You will be contacted within 10-business days of receipt.

  9. If accepted into the program, an email with additional enrolment information will follow.

Applicant's Personal Information
Parent/Guardian Information 
Applicant Conduct History 
Has the applicant ever been in-school suspended?
Has the applicant ever been out-of-school suspended?
Has the applicant ever been expelled?
Has the applicant ever been involved with law enforcement authorities, charged and/or convicted of a crime or misdemeanor?
Has the applicant ever had any issues with alcohol and/or substance abuse?
Applicant Medical History
Has the applicant ever been diagnosed with a communicable disease?
Does the applicant have any medical conditions that would prevent them from participating in the program's rigorous physical activities?
Has the applicant ever been hospitalized?
Has the applicant ever had surgery?
Applicant Athletic Gear Size 
Will the applicant require student residence?
Applicant Educational Information
Is the student currently enrolled in Special Education Classes?
Signature
I certify that I have read, and understand, this application. I further certify that the information I have provided is complete and correct to the best of my knowledge. I agree to communicate to the Office of Admissions in writing any changes in any matters contained herein, even if such changes occur after the student has been admitted into WCPA. I understand that upon discovery of any inaccuracy of information contained herein, or omission of information requested herein, WCPA reserves the right to revoke admission into the program or remove your student from the program if already enrolled. I understand submitting this application, and all requested documentation and paperwork, does not guarantee admittance into WCPA.

Thanks for submitting! One of our program directors will contact you within 24-48 hours.

Letters of Recommendation, Student Essay, and Academic Transcripts

Letters of Recommendation: Enclose two recommendation letters. Letters should include the name, title, company, relationship to you and contact number and email of the individual writing the letter of recommendation.

Letter #1 - Must be from your high school basketball coach and should include your strengths and weakness as a player, and anything else they’d like to say on your behalf.

Letter #2 -­ May be from any non-­related individual such as, but not limited, to a teacher, neighbour, boss or church member.

Student Essay: The student must address all the following questions in a 500 – 1,000 word essay. Enclose essay with your application.

1. Why do you consider yourself a good candidate for WCPA and which of your characteristics support your reason?
2. Describe a time when you were met with adversity. How did you overcome it?
3. Describe a time when you made a bad decision that did not align with your goals or morals. What did you learn and how have you grown from that experience?
4. Do you consider yourself a leader or follower and why?
5. How would you handle a situation where you saw your teammate do something on, or off, the court that you knew was wrong, violated the rules and policies of WCPA or did not align with guidance/instructions providing by WCPA’s coaching staff?

Letter #1
Academic Transcripts
Letter #2
Student Essay

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