At Star Club’s annual award dinner on Saturday 28th October the junior awards for the season 2016-2017 were presented to the award winners by Ellie Piggott.
Ellie Piggot gave a very inspirational speech about her rowing career starting on Bedford River rowing for Dame Alice School to her current GB and international successes ….. thank you Ellie.
A massive well done and congratulations go to the following awards winners:
Jack Gowing – Oars Persons of the year
Millie Wardley – Most Improved Girl
Oscar Bennewith – Most Improved Boy
Carly Thompson – Best Beginner Girl
Sam Gale – Best Beginner Boy
The two Simon Stanton Awards which are given for contribution to the Junior Squad off the water went to:
1. Coaches Chris Callow & Steve Colliver for organising the junior squad and program, when we found ourself without a head coach back in August last year, and for identifying our new head coach Sharon.
2. Markus Tilds for his invaluable help with coaching the beginner group all through last season.