Lit­tle ath­letes re­ceive awards

Isis Town and Country - - Sport -

ISIS Dis­trict Lit­tle Ath­let­ics Cen­tre wrapped up a suc­cess­ful sea­son with the an­nual awards pre­sen­ta­tion last Fri­day.

Cen­tre manager Kerri Wills com­mended the ath­letes and their fam­i­lies for their pos­i­tive at­ti­tudes through­out the sea­son.

“The par­ents have pro­vided sup­port, not pres­sure, which has al­lowed the ath­letes to show great im­prove­ments and love their sport,” she said.

One of the found­ing mem­bers of the club, Alison Lee­son, was granted life membership.

Long-serv­ing club of­fi­cial Karen Cole made the pre­sen­ta­tion to Mrs Lee­son and out­lined the many and var­ied con­tri­bu­tions she made to the club.

Kerri Wills The par­ents have pro­vided sup­port, not pres­sure.

Last sea­son’s ju­nior cham­pion, Danita Horner, was given a spe­cial award af­ter mak­ing a come­back to ath­let­ics af­ter se­ri­ous ill­ness.

Club pa­tron Bill Trevor was on hand to present the ma­jor awards.

Danielle Adam­son and Jack­son Re­hbein were re­warded for their ef­forts with Ju­nior En­cour­age­ment Awards. Shae Cochrane was pre­sented with the Se­nior En­cour­age­ment Award.

Ju­nior club cham­pion tro­phies were pre­sented to Luke Adam­son and Natalyia McAu­ley. Run­ners-up in this di­vi­sion were sib­lings Zac and Ella Blanch.

New­com­ers Brady Hop­kins and Beth John­son were named as se­nior club cham­pi­ons, with Matthew Haaksma and Jackie Fresh­wa­ter named as run­ners-up.

Fundrais­ing of­fi­cer Peter Eschbach was recog­nised for his com­mit­ment to ath­let­ics with the Club­man­ship Award.

The club grate­fully re­ceived fi­nan­cial spon­sor­ship this sea­son from Velco, Childers Fam­ily Medicine and the Li­ons Club. The Isis Dis­trict Lit­tle Ath­let­ics Club is look­ing to ex­pand to be­come an all-ages club for next sea­son by be­com­ing reg­is­tered with Queens­land Ath­let­ics.

Any­one in­ter­ested in join­ing that group should send an email to isis­d­

The next Lit­tle Ath­let­ics sea­son be­gins on Septem­ber 11.

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