Education Awards - Sports Achievement Award

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THE St Helens Reporter is once again running its hugely popular and prestigious Education Awards, in association with Carmel College.

Over the coming weeks, we will be outlining the twelve categories within these awards and inviting YOU to get involved by making nominations.

Cameron Tunstall-Muil and Ryan Murphy accept the trophy on behalf of The Sutton Academy from David Porter and Kevin Sheedy from Everton FC at last year's awards ceremony

Cameron Tunstall-Muil and Ryan Murphy accept the trophy on behalf of The Sutton Academy from David Porter and Kevin Sheedy from Everton FC at last year's awards ceremony

Today we are focusing on the Sports Achievement Award, sponsored by Healthwatch and St Helens CCG.

Do you know a budding sporting superstar? We are looking for outstanding individuals and teams who are a credit to their school. So if you know someone who deserves recognition, then nominate them in the Sports Achievement category of our awards.

This award will rewarding an individual or team for excelling in a particular sport or sports at school or through their dedication and commitment outside of school hours.

Last year’s winners were The Sutton Academy Year 11 Rugby League team. They were described as skilful individual athletes with excellent team spirit and commitment which led to their outstanding success. They won the St Helens Secondary Schools Rugby League Cup every year since Year 7, taking home the Alex Murphy Cup, and were undefeated in this competition making them the most successful school team in recent history. Their teacher said he felt privileged to be involved with the team.

Sponsors Healthwatch is the new consumer champion for health and social care in England. They give children, young people and adults a powerful voice – making sure their views and experiences are heard by those who run, plan and regulate health and social care services. Healthwatch help people get the best out of their local health and social care services; whether it’s improving them today or helping to shape them for tomorrow.

How to nominate:

Simply send in your nomination to Education Awards, St Helens Reporter, Promotions Department, c/o Avroe House, Avroe Crescent, Blackpool Business Park, Blackpool FY4 2DP. Or you can email your by clicking here.

Your nomination should consist of your name and contact details, plus the name of the school/ person you are nominating.

Explain in no more than 250 words why they have been nominated and include their contact address and telephone number if possible. Closing date for nominations is Friday October 23.