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Sports Personality of the Year

Congratulations Bethany, Lara, Yeray and all award winners!

 Award winners with PE staff and Christian Wade

Heston’s Sports Personality of the Year Awards evening took place in a packed School Hall on Wednesday 9th July.  Dancers at the Sports AwardsThe audience of parents, students and staff heard accounts of great sporting achievements as well as being entertained by dancers (right) and our guest speaker, rugby’s Christian Wade pictured above with all the award winners and below left in action for England.

PE staff presented awards for Player of the Year and Most Improved player in all sports for Years 7 to 10.
Before the main awards of the evening Christian Wade spoke about his life and sporting career which has resulted in him representing England and the Lions as well as being the Premiership’s leading try scorer for London Wasps. Christian did tell the students that: “Good grades are most important then you have better options and choices as well as your sport”

The final awards of the evening were the overall “Sports Personality of the Year” and the winner for 2014 was Bethany Mann from Year 9 pictured below left – unfortunately Bethany was ill on awards night so the picture is of her in action on the Basketball Court. Lara Hassan (Year 8 – below middle) was second and Yeray Afonso (Year 7 – below right) was third –congratulations to them and to all the award winners.

 Bethany Mann playing basketball  Lara Hassan receiving her award  Yeray Afonso receiving his award