YOUNG ATHLETES HONOURED AT HALL PRESENTATION
THE Local Sporting Championship Awards were staged at the Gold Coast Sporting Hall of Fame on Tuesday 13th October, honouring eleven young athletes who are aiming to achieve the highest levels possible in their chosen sports.
Through the Local Sporting Championships program, it is hoped these young people will one day become the Coastęs next generation of sporting greats.
Federal MP for Moncrieff Steven Ciobo MP and Gold Coast Sporting Hall of Fame President Daphne Pirie presented the certificates in front of proud parents and friends.
Christopher Lyons, Brittany McEvoy, James Sweeney, Rachel Gorrie, Zach Featherstone and Cody Simpson were all honoured for swimming.
Beau Lane and Rebecca Herbert received their awards for their dedication to running and Morgan Saunders and Lauren Brown both earned theirs for their success in soccer.
Mr Ciobo said the awards serve to highlight the benefits of youth participation in sport.