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Top Sporting Performances Recognized At Awards Ceremony

Jerellius Louis of the Washington Archibald High School and Jahnaza Francis of the Charles E. Mills Secondary School (CEMSS) were recognized as the Sportsmen of the Year, while Trishanie Warner, also of CEMSS, as the Sportswoman of the Year at the 2nd Annual Department of Sports Excellence Awards ceremony held at Government House on Wednesday (July 12).The event, which recognized top performances from the 2016-17 sports year, saw awards in more than 30 categories being presented to student athletes from various primary, secondary and tertiary.

“We recognize that sport is a powerful means of enhancing values and attitudes,” Director of Sports, Anthony Wiltshire said, while giving remarks at the ceremony. “This is again exemplified by several of our prominent citizens today. We will all agree that sport is not only a medium for financial success but also healthy living.”