Welwyn Hatfield Borough Sports Awards 2011 take place

PUBLISHED: 10:31 18 February 2011 | UPDATED: 12:42 18 February 2011

Welwyn Hatfield Sports Awards programme

Welwyn Hatfield Sports Awards programme


SPORTS stars from across Welwyn Hatfield gathered at Campus West last night (Thursday) for the Welwyn Hatfield Borough Sports Awards 2011.

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Sports Awards Winners 2011

Young Leader of the Year - Lotte Clapp

School Team of the Year - Northaw School Basketball Team

School Pupil of the Year - Alex Chalker

School Teacher of the Year - Cherie Wiper

Contribution to Disability Sport - James Lipscombe

Coach of the Year - Catherine Walker

Team of the Year - Gosling Under-14 Tennis Girls Team

Club of the Year - Welwyn Wheelers

Sports Person of the Year - Joanna Miles

Service to Sport - Richard Bloom

The hard work and achievements of athletes, coaches, schools and volunteers from the borough were recognised and rewarded at the glittering ceremony, compered by Jack FM’s Steve Folland.

Ten scheduled awards were handed out, as were seven medals for those who have demonstrated the seven Olympic and Paralympic values of Respect, Friendship, Excellence, Courage, Determination, Inspiration and Equality.

A further Outstanding Contribution to Community Sport Award was presented to schools sports partnerships development manager Steve Savva, while WGC’s World Junior 100m champion Jodie Williams and singer Conor Walker were handed Queen’s Golden Jubilee Awards.

Entertainment was provided by Dance Beat Welwyn, Alter Ego Dance company and Amy Brewerton and Georgia Hurd while a performance from R&B singer songwriter Conor Walker closed the ceremony.

The event was organised by Welwyn Hatfield Borough in partnership with the Welwyn Hatfield Times and the Welwyn Hatfield Sports and Physical Activity Alliance (WHSPAA).

For further coverage see Wednesday’s Welwyn Hatfield Times.

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