The Newlands College Celebration of Sport was another great success with 420 people crammed into the school hall to hear from ex-student and Wellington Cricket legend Luke Woodcock talk about his time at the College.
The Premier Award winners for this year are as follows:
STUDENT COACH OF THE YEAR: awarded to the student coach who has made the biggest improvement to the performance of a team and who has seen to be particularly effective in developing individuals within a team
Ashleigh Horton & Lauren Smith Coaches of Newlands 9 Netball
TEAM OF THE YEAR: for the team reaching the highest levels in sport
1st XI Cricket – Winner of Premier 2
Newlands 2 Netball – Promotion to and winner of Premier Reserve 5 Open grade
P.E. DEPARTMENT TROPHY: Junior Sports Person of the Year. For outstanding contribution to sport at the Junior level.
Suizannah Kelekolio Badminton, Basketball, Netball, Volleyball
Ngahau Tepaa Basketball, Rugby, Touch, Volleyball
HORNAL TROPHY: Awarded to the student reaching the highest levels in sport.
Lauren Smith – Winner – World Indoor Netball Association World Cup Super 6’s
KILLARA TROPHY: For outstanding leadership and contribution to sport in the school on and off the field of play
Isabella Gates – Sport & Active Recreation Captain/Badminton Senior Girls 1/Dragonboating Squad/Netball – Newlands 1
MORRIS BARLING TROPHY: Sports Person of the Year – Male. For the male student who has achieved the highest level in sport and represented the college in a variety of sports
Matthew Nel – Cricket 1st XI/Indoor Cricket/Football 2nd XI
DEB MILLS TROPHY: Sports Person of the Year – female. For the female student who has achieved the highest level in sport and represented the College in a variety of sports
Lauren Smith – Basketball/Basketball 3 x 3/Dragonboating/Indoor Netball/Touch/Volleyball