Sporty Wisbech students triumph at inaugural Brooke Weston Trust Sports Awards

Thomas Clarkson Academy Year 10 boys basketball team celebrate their win

Thomas Clarkson Academy Year 10 boys basketball team celebrate their win - Credit: Archant

Sporty students scored a number of awards at the first Brooke Weston Trust Sports Awards.

Thomas Clarkson Academy students Jo Clifford, Piper O’Neill, Charlotte Cameron and the Year 10 boy’s basketball team triumphed at the ceremony which was held on Friday night at the Core Theatre, Corby.

Jo was awarded for her dedication to football and rounders despite medical conditions; Piper plays for Peterborough United and has scored 14 goals in 10 games for the TCA Year 7 girls football team this year; Charlotte is a current world champion in kickboxing and the Year 10 boy’s basketball team won the county championships.

Year 6 Peckover Primary School pupil Harley Chapman-Brown was also a winner on the evening as he was given the key stage two award for outstanding contribution.

Hundreds of students and parents from the ten BWT schools attended the awards ceremony in which young people from key stage two to four were recognised for their commitment.

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The basketball team won key stage four team of the year, Jo Clifford won the key stage three participation and achievement award, Piper O’Neill won the BWT sportswoman of the year award and Charlotte Cameron won the same award in the key stage five category.

In total, 18 awards were presented by special guests baroness Sue Campbell, chairman of the Youth Sport Trust and former BMX World Champion Mike Mullen, who demonstrated a trick with executive principal John Henrys.

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