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Huish celebrates outstanding year of sporting achievement with annual awards

Posted on 15th May 2018

Huish Sport Award Winners

Huish Sport Award Winners

Outstanding achievements and contributions by Richard Huish College students were honoured at the annual Sports Awards last week.

More than 120 students, who have represented the College on a regional and national stage across Leagues, Cups and Festivals throughout the year, together with staff, met at Oake Manor Golf Club. The evening started with dinner followed by numerous sports captain speeches and ended with the College’s major sporting awards.

The major awards went to:

Sportswoman of the Year – Olivia Pearson for her contribution within both the Women’s Hockey and Women’s Basketball 1st teams.

Sportswoman of the Year

Sportswoman of the Year

Sportsman of the Year - Men’s XV Rugby and Bath Academy player, Jamie Guest.

Sportsman of the Year

Sportsman of the Year

The Wooden Spoon for the biggest Huish character was won by Louisa Webb. Louisa made a remarkable impression on staff at the age of 14 when she first joined the Tigers Basketball Programme based at the College and has been an asset to the Women’s Basketball team during her time at Huish.

The Wooden Spoon Award

The Wooden Spoon Award

Captain of the year went to Luca Maxwell for his commitment to Men’s Hockey.

Captain of the Year

Captain of the Year

Coach of the Year went to Rugby’s Chris Heal for his work on the Rugby Performance Programme. His first year returning to coaching has seen participation in the programme increase more than 5 times over and the team successfully reached the Natwest Plate semi-finals.

 

Coach of the  Year

Coach of the Year

Parsloe Cup (Male) went to Archie Marsh for his outstanding contribution to Hockey and Cricket.

 

Parslow Cup (Male)

Parslow Cup (Male)

Parsloe Cup (Female) went to Megan Beale for her support towards the #ThisGirlCan Campaign to get more girls involved in sport and acting as an ambassador for the National campaign for the past two years.

Parsloe Cup (Female)

Parsloe Cup (Female)

Team of the Year went to Women’s Basketball who have shown tremendous dedication despite the sport having fewer opportunities available to partake in competitive fixtures. Through commitment to training the team earnt their first ever medal at the National Championships this year.

Team of the Year

Team of the Year

Finally, 20 students were awarded ‘Huish 20’ medals in recognition of their outstanding contribution to Huish Sport.

 

1. Charlotte Setter - Netball

2. Hannah Setter - Netball

3. Tom Stone - Football

4. Patryk Pamulak - Futsal

5. Luca Maxwell - Hockey

6. Archie Marsh - Hockey

7. Will Kelly - Hockey

8. Clara Higginson - Netball

9. Tom Willis - Rugby

10. Adam Coles - Rugby

11. Rich Baker - Rugby

12. Louisa Webb - Basketball

13. Ellie Lucas - Basketball

14. Emily Syme - Football

15. Katherine Olive - Hockey

16. Georgie Fahey - Rugby

17. Samir Abraham - Squash

18. Harry Stacpoole - Basketball

19. Harry Sheehan - Basketball

20. Megan Beale - Squash

Connor Sidley-Adams, Sports Development Manager, said: “The sports dinner once again proved a fantastic evening to celebrate the successes of our students, in what has been another incredible year. It was particularly great to see how appreciative the students were of their coaches for their hard work and the pleasure they took in celebrating the achievements and efforts of their peers."

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