The 10th Annual National Sports Awards is on This Evening

The Ministry of Youth, Sports, Culture & Constituency Empowerment will host the 10th Annual National Sports Awards on Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

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The event which has as its theme “Honouring Sporting Achievements” will be held at the Fort Young Hotel from 7:00pm and will be addressed by the Sports Coordinator in the Ministry of Youth, Sports, Culture and Constituency Empowerment – Mr. Trevor Shillingford and the Honourable Minister for Youth, Sports, Culture & Constituency Empowerment – Mrs. Justina Charles.

Outstanding sports personalities and institutions will be honoured for their contributions in 2015.  Thirty-eight (38) awards will be presented at the event

Awardees will include MVPs for various sporting disciplines, Special Olympics Athlete of the Year, PE/Sports Teacher of the Year (Primary and Secondary), School of the Year in Sports (Primary and Secondary), Sports Reporter of Year, Coach of the Year, Club of Year, amongst others.

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The highlight of the evening’s event will be the declaration of the sportsman and sportswoman of the Year for 2015.

Among the contenders for Sportsman of the year are:

·        Yordanys Garcia – Track & Field

·        Thomas Felix – Basketball

·        Tyron Theophile – Cricket

·        Randolph Peltier – Football

The contenders for Sportswoman of the year:

·        Shernel St. Rose – Netball

·        Alijah Titre – Football

·        Alliyah Prince – Table Tennis

·        Shanee Angol – Track and Field

A special recognition award will also form part of Wednesday evening’s presentation.