Young sport stars step into the limelight at Everybody awards

Thu 20th December 2018 11.08AM

Young sport stars step into the limelight at Everybody awards
CHESHIRE sporting youngsters have been honoured at the annual Everybody Junior Awards.
Children aged five to 11 were awarded for their inspirational efforts and contributions to local sporting success in seven award categories.
Youngsters were nominated in Junior Member of the Year, Everybody Swim Rising Star, Junior Achiever of the Year, Everybody Family of the Year, Junior Sports Personality of the Year 9-11 years, Junior Sports Personality of the Year 5-8 years and Junior Helper of the Year.
In the Everybody Swim Rising Star Award, winner was Emily Smart, nine, of Haslington. Also shortlisted were Tallulah Woods, five, of Hankelow; Izzy Serventi, nine, of Wybunbury; Jack Harmer, 10, of Macclesfield; Zak Newton, nine, of Crewe.
The Junior Achiever of the year went to Daisy-Mae Poolford, aged seven, of Biddulph. From the age of four, Daisy-Mae has attended Sandbach Gymnastics rising through the ranks to gain a place in the squad. In March, she took part in a North-West competition coming away with 1st place on the floor and the vault.
Junior Member winner was Jake Alex Coombs, age six, of Crewe. Other finalists were Bella McKinney, aged five, from Nantwich; Madison Phillips, aged 12, of Wilmslow; Harrison Bate, aged nine, of Crewe.
Everybody Family of The Year went to Rebecca Singleton, Andrew, Lincoln and Verity Stafford.
Junior Helper of The Year was Rubylee Rogerson, aged 11, from Crewe. The other finalist was Sophie Cherrington, aged nine, also from Crewe.
Junior Superstar Award went to Arthur Elliot, who raised an amazing £2,342.50 for his chosen charities by running a marathon a week – or 6km per day!
He is now a member of the Crewe and Nantwich Athletics Club where he finished 4th in the Under 11 North Staffordshire cross country league.
Kerry Shea, director at Everybody Sport and Recreation, said: “The Junior Awards were our biggest yet, with children and their families all having a fabulous fun-filled afternoon of awards followed by face painting, smoothie bikes and speed bounce.
“The Junior Awards was a hugely humbling experience for all of us involved and something that we really look forward to every year.”