The St Kevin’s College Auditorium was full to the brim with proud parents and caregivers on Friday evening as students were presented with sporting awards for 2014.
The College Sporting Blues and Premier Awards were also revealed.
The students were joined by New Zealand Touch representative Lisa Dyer who spoke of her journey from a farm in Eastern Southland through to top-level representative sport.
Rowing – Sydney Telfer, Tiana Mihaere and Georgia Dyson
Trapshooting – Georgia-Kate Blair and Jessica Fraser
Basketball – Helena Graham, Matt Brien and Hamish Robertson
Netball – Merekite Wahitapu
Swimming – Jaxson MacDonald-Piner and Isobel Ryan
Rugby – Fergus Smith, Paea Palaa, Chris Kearney, Keegan Anderson, Jacob Coghlan, Cole Ryan, Filipo Veamatahau, Brodie Flannery, Brady Kingan, Lukairnn Holden, Josh Macaulay, Matthew Vocea, Antonio Misiloi, Alex Collier, Liam Perriam, Kelepi Funaki, Michael Lockley, Connor Newlands, Siosiua Ngaio and William Sunderland
Rodeo – Micayla Brenssell
Junior All Round Sportswoman – Molly Kay
Junior All Round Sportsman – Angus Macaulay
Senior All Round Sportswoman – Merekite Wahitapu
Senior All Round Sportsman – Hamish Robertson
Kearney Family Cup for Outstanding Sportswoman – Isobel Ryan
Carrickmore Cup for Outstanding Sportsman – Jaxson MacDonald-Piner
Contribution Cup for Outstanding Student Contribution – Merekite Wahitapu
By JAMES FORD
PHOTO: SUPPLIED – Matt Brien with his parents Paula and Chris.