Primary gymnasts rising stars
Matamata Primary gymnastics students are all reaching for the stars following an outstanding result in regional gymnastics.
The school received the trophy for the Top School and the award for School Spirit at the Waikato Regional Gym Sport Festival.
Matamata Primary School entered 40 students in the Piako Gym Sports Festival. Over 400 entrants across all divisions.
From this competition, students who placed in the top eight in the flyers, twisters and open juniors division, qualified to compete in the Waikato Regional Gym Sports Festival held on Wednesday, September 21 in Hamilton.
Participating from Matamata Primary was Matilda Hickie, Jackson Norris, Georgia RoseWightman, Heather Hills, Renee Purdy, Nina Trumm, Frankie Swap, Kees Butler, Ryan Hodge, George Tarrant, Milla Taylor, Blake Hornsey, Molly Hills and Madilyn Beattie. Coached by Kylie Stutt, Brian Priest and Sarah Morgan.
In this festival 10 students received top six placings in their divisions.
Throughout the day, each top six placings received a number of points for their school. The school collecting most points is awarded a top school overall in the Waikato region.
The school spirit award is given out to the school who shows support to all participants.