Thursday 4th October 2012 saw Wales High School hold their annual Sports Award Evening to celebrate the outstanding sporting success and achievements of its students.
Numerous award categories were recognised from Leadership Awards through to Sports person of the Year. Over 300 people attended included students, parents, governors, and staff and welcomed guest speaker – Great Britain basketball player Stephanie Gandy.
During the evening, Stephanie spent time talking with groups of students inspiring and advising them on how to aim high and achieve their goals. At the awards ceremony, all speakers including PE teachers and the schools Head Teacher Mr Giuseppe Di’Iasio gave captivating and inspirational speeches. These highlighted key events and attitudes that will contribute to the students consistently achieving their highest goals, whilst enjoying a lifetime involved in sport.
The evening was a huge success. It was great to celebrate and recognise the hard work and determination of the students, all of which thoroughly enjoyed the night.” – Richard Jones – Director of Sport.
Main Awards Presented:
- Junior Sportsman – Kieron Greenwood
- Junior Sportswoman – Abbie Reed
- Senior Sportsman – Edward Ellis
- Senior Sportswoman – Rebecca Moran
- Team of the Year – Sports Acrobatics Team
- Headteachers Award – Luke Cotter
- Sports Leaders Award – Emma Phillips
- Margaret Senior Award – Matthew Blackwell
- Overall Sports Person of the Year – Zoe Whiteley
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