The outstanding sporting achievements and contributions to College sport by Richard Huish College students were celebrated at the annual Sports Awards evening 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 – Lauren Knight, for her contribution to Netball and her selection for the England Colleges A Team.
Sportsman of the Year – Men’s XV Rugby and Bristol Bears’ Academy player, Andrew Watson.
The Wooden Spoon for the biggest Huish character was won by Mikolaj Makowsi, who is the life and soul of the Men’s Basketball team.
Captain of the year went to Sam Milliship for her contribution and dedication to the Women’s Rugby Team.
Coach of the Year went to both Gary Carter and Johanah Tatterton for their amazing commitment and enthusiasm towards the development of their students.
Parsloe Cup (Male) went to The Men’s Rugby Team for their amazing fundraising efforts with a charity head shave raising over £1000.
Parsloe Cup (Female) went to Megan Palmer for her successes with both the Netball 1st Team and the Women’s Basketball team.
Team of the Year went to the Women’s and Men’s Basketball teams for their amazing success this year. The Men’s Team were South West League Champions and AoC Cup National Silver Medalists, and the Women’s Team were Basketball National Championship Silver Medalists and National Cup Champions.
Finally, 20 students were awarded ‘Huish 20’ medals in recognition of their outstanding contribution to Huish Sport.
|1. Casey Williams||Basketball|
|2. Alex Vickery||Basketball|
|3. Megan Palmer||Basketball|
|4. Olivia Pearson||Basketball|
|5. Ella Pinney||Basketball|
|6. James Bell||Basketball|
|7. Hannah Delbridge||Football|
|8. Chloe Cross Henley||Netball|
|9. Henry Stirzaker||Hockey|
|10. Jen Poole||Badminton|
|11. Megan Drawert||Hockey|
|12. Maya Cox||Hockey|
|13. Ted Kelly||Hockey|
|14. Jack Richards||Hockey|
|15. Andy Watson||Rugby|
|16. Callum Regan||Rugby|
|17. Oliver Ryan||Rugby|
|18. Joel Macfarlane||Rugby|
|19. Sam Milliship||Rugby|
|20. Danni Conway||Netball|
Connor Sidley-Adams, Sports Development Manager, said: “Once again we have had a fantastic evening celebrating the sporting successes of our students. It has been another incredible year of Huish Sport. 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.”