Wairarapa Secondary School Sports Awards

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The Wairarapa Secondary School sports awards are an evening of recognition and celebration and are a pinnacle event on the Secondary School sporting calendar along with being a formal opportunity for families and friends to see their children receive accolades amongst the Wairarapa Secondary School Sport elite.

The 2018 event held on the 25th October, saw 59 nominations put forward with a high calibre of finalists announced from 7 local colleges represented across a number of sporting codes. The event recognises those who have achieved at an exceptional level at New Zealand Secondary School Sport Council sanctioned and non-sanctioned events.

The event has grown in popularity over the years with over 200 people in attendance on the celebration evening. It has instilled itself as an important part of the sporting landscape for the region.

Wairarapa Secondary School Sports Awards Winners 

The categories and winners for the Wairarapa Secondary Schools Sports Awards 2018 were:

Junior Sportsperson of the Year
Luca Molnar, Rathkeale College, Football

Emerging Sport Award
Katia MacKenzie, Wairarapa College, Power lifting

Contribution to Sport
Caitlin Elliott, Wairarapa College, Netball

Team of the Year
St Matthew's Collegiate 1st XI Girls Hockey Team

Sportswoman of the Year
Natalie Austin, St Matthew's Collegiate, Hockey

Sportsman of the Year
Mikael Starzynski, Wairarapa College, Athletics

Sportsperson of the Year
Mikael Starzynski, Wairarapa College, Athletics