Two Benalla students were awarded the Pierre de Coubertin award this month.May 29, 2014 3:17am
Pierre de Coubertin award winners Chelsea Mailer and Amy Welsh with State Member for Benalla Bill Sykes.
Two Benalla students have been awarded the prestigious Pierre de Coubertin award for their contribution to sport.
FCJ College Benalla student Chelsea Mailer and Benalla P-12 College student Amy Welsh were presented with their certificates for their achievements in school sport and for representing the values of the Olympic movement at a ceremony at the MCG on Sunday May, 18.
Amy Welsh is recognised for her achievements in organising and running hockey training sessions at her school as well as her involvement in basketball, cricket, netball, athletics and swimming. Amy was captain of her school’s hockey team that came fifth in the School Sports Victoria State finals in Melbourne.
Chelsea is a talented swimmer, netballer and tennis player. She is captain of the Benalla Swimming Club and was recently names its most outstanding competitor.
Chelsea is recognised by her coaches for her ability to train hard and give her best at competitions.
Last week State Member for Benalla Bill Sykes congratulated Amy, Chelsea and other students from across the electorate on the honour.
‘‘I congratulate these young athletes and encourage them to continue applying the values of sportsmanship, teamwork, fair play and initiative to achieve in the sporting arena and the classroom,’’ Dr Sykes said.
‘‘Well done to Amy Welsh from Benalla P-12, Jessie Newton from Euroa Secondary College, Chelsea Mailer from FCJ College and Amie Antonello from Marian College on winning this prestigious award.’’
For more information on the Pierre de Coubertin Award, visit http://corporate.olympics.com.au/soc/vic/pierre-de-coubertin-awards
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