2012 was a year of success for Cadoxton Schools of Taekwondo
7:40am Thursday 3rd January 2013 in Sport
ON Friday, 21 December, the Cadoxton Schools of Taekwondo celebrated an extremely successful year with its annual awards presentation and disco at Market Street Club. The night was a great success with parents and students alike enjoying themselves.
The 1st award was best beginner and it went to Brook Baker. The most potential trophy was awarded to Evan Baron. Evan was also the recipient of the club's best of grading at the last grading 2012.
Most improved female and male awards went to Emily Halford and Mason Blackley; they have both worked hard at their basic techniques showing that they have a good future with the martial art of Taekwondo.
Competitor of 2012 went to Thomas Haysham, who had moved up a category and is now competing against bigger opponents but this has not deterred him. Joel Wells was the recipient of the perseverance trophy, as over the past year he has showed remarkable perseverance not only in the tournament scene but also in weekly training.
Cody Jacobsen received the best attendance trophy, only missing three training sessions all year, showing not only his dedication but also the parental commitment to his training.
The 'indomitable spirit' award went to Alan Evans; Alan has only been competing for the past six months and has shown his will to win along with good sportsmanship.
Two special awards are given out in memory of Charles Ames and Michael Conibear. The very popular Bradley Halford was the recipient of the Michael Conibear (Star student award) which was donated by the club and Michael's mother. Wayne Harrhy received the Charles Ames memorial shield for his work with the students and for winning his personal battle over the past 12 months.
Student of the year went to Matthew Bennett for his all round ability, hard work and dedication to the art of Taekwondo.