Swim season ends
Awards banquet held to recognize achievements
Port aux Basques Piranhas celebrate excellence at annual year end banquet.
The Piranha Swim team is celebrating another successful season.
Special award presentations for the 2017-18 season include:
Pre-competitive Swimmer of the Year-Jack Strickland
Competitive Swimmer of the Year- Sara George
Pre- competitive Coaches Award- Gracie Blackler
Competitive Coaches AwardDylan MacDougall
Most Improved Pre-competitiveIsaac Matthews
Most Improved Competitive -Bethany Walters
Most Spirited Pre-competitiveCharlize Lawrence
Most Spirited CompetitiveJake Slaney
Most Determined Pre-competitive-Charles Rubia
Most Determined Competitive-Tyler Herritt.
Leadership Award-Nicholas Davis
Graduating Swimmer Award for Outstanding Dedication and Commitment-Emily Graham.
Also, on June 3, Swimming NL and the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation invited the top SFH prize winners to join them at the Cancer Centre for the 2018 SFH Awards.
Piranha’s member Abigail Willis received third place top personal fundraiser for Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Piranha Swim team held its end of year banquet last month. Pictured are front row, from left, Abby LeRiche, Rachel Baker, Cohen Cook, Bella Seaward, Abigail Willis, Gracie Blackler, Sara Strickland, Isaac Matthews; middle row, Charles Rubia, Kyle Stuckless, Liam O’Brien, Travis Mauger, Griffin Matthews, Sara George, Kailey Strickland, Heidi George, Kaitlyn Kettle, coach Andrea Strickland; back, Chad Gillam, Tyler Herritt, Jack Strickland, Dylan MacDougall, Nick Davis, Jake Slaney, Emily Graham, Noelle MacDougall, Bethany Walters and coach Megan Meade.
Kailey Strickland (left) received the Most Dedicated Swimmer Award from Suzanne Drodge, SNL director of Swimmer Development.