Rising Star News
The Academy Rising Stars have enjoyed continued success throughout the year and there has been no let up in the run up to Christmas. Here are some recent highlight moments.
- Alongside being one of the Academy’s Special Recognition Award winners, Scott has also been voted Gloucetershire Sport Personality of the Year and voted Cheltenham and County Harrier of the year.
- Represented Wales in the UK School Games winning a silver medal in the 100m backstroke.
- Won five golds at the East Midland DSE swimming championships.
- Winner of the U16 points race and Individual Pursuit at the British Track Junior Nationals.
- Has been selected by England Netball to be part of the new High Performance Programme.
- Won team gold, individual Pommel gold and individual all around bronze at the Sainsbury’s School Games in U18’s.
Alice Masterman & Ruth Allan
- Crowned as 29er Ladies National Champions for the second year. They have also won the top ladies prize at the 29er Eurocup in Garda.
- Graduate Stephanie Orton has recently been selected on to the British Sailing Team Podium Potential Squad.
- Broke her personal best times in the 1,000m and 500m and she closes in on qualification for the Europa Finals.
- Graduate Rhys has been named in Badminton Europe’s new Future Stars development initiative.
- William has had a great start to the season winning the first European Circuit competition in Meylan, France.