SPORTS: Penryn pupils receive gongs for their sporting talents

All the winners from the award ceremony at Penryn College

All the winners from the award ceremony at Penryn College

First published in Sport

STUDENTS at Penryn College celebrated their sporting achievements during an award ceremony.

The fourth annual Sports Personality of the Year Awards to commemorate the efforts of pupils from the campus with prizes given out to the best performers from the last 12 months.

Taking home the coverted main male and female gongs on the night were Benno Marstaller and Chevonne Johanning.

Marstaller has travelled the world over the last year representing Britain in sailing competitions, finishing in 15th place out of 700 in the International Optimist Sailing Regatta at Lake Garda in Italy.

On top of this, he has also taken part in regattas in Argentina and Spain and finished second in the British trials for world and European competitions.

Footballer Johanning has had an incredible year being selected for the Cornwall under 15s team after captaining the under 14 side.

She was also selected to be a part of the hockey junior development centre squad.

Other awards given out included the Team of the Year which was given to the college’s under 15 netball team after they retained their county championship title Hope Hopwood was the first recipient of the Ros Bastian Achievement award for her outstanding contribution to after hour’s clubs.

Gongs were also given out to the best male and female performers in each year group with the prizes in Year 7 going to athletics star Harly Beale and badminton player Sam Hammersley.

Bella Osman and Finn Robinson won the honours for Year 8 for performances in hockey and football respectively while netballer Issey Classey and footballer Finn Cross grabbed the awards for Year 9.

Another netball player, Lara Jones, won in the Year 10 category along with athlete Sam Hancock, while golfer Emily Toy and rugby star Josh Sharp were the winners in Year 11.

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