EIGHTEEN of the City of Melville’s brightest sporting talents have been award Youth Sports Scholarship (YSS) to help them achieve their goals.
Melville Mayor Russell Aubrey said the sports scholarships empowered young Melville athletes to reach new sporting heights by providing free access to the City’s award-winning LeisureFit Centres for a year.
“Every year we are dumbfounded by the exceptional talent and high level of commitment from the City’s sporting youth. It is with great pride that we support these young athletes and look forward to seeing their continued success in the future,” he said.
“It was great to see some familiar faces of previous YSS winners, demonstrating the continued dedication and determination of our future adult sporting stars.
“With a variety of sporting activities sponsored this year, I look forward to seeing our sporting stars compete at international level – we may have future Melville Olympic heroes among us.”
The YSS runs annually and invites City of Melville applicants aged between 12 and 19 to apply during July and August with supporting documentation from the appropriate WA state sporting organisation.
For more information visit www.melvillecity.com.au/ysss.
YOUTH SPORTS SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
Aaron Hardie: Cricket
Alastair Bruce: Waterpolo
Alessandra Ho: Syncronised Swimming
Cassia Boglio: Triathlon
Cody Smith: Waterpolo
Hannah Burkill: Syncronised Swimming
James Leigh: Hockey
Jane Fruzynski: Syncronised Swimming
Kazia Zenke: Syncronised Swimming
Kayla van der Linden: Running
Marnie Kennedy: Syncronised Swimming
Owen Roberts-Mok: Judo
Patrick Tichelaar: Judo
Sean Beck: Swimming
Steffan Nero: Cricket/Goal Ball
Tamila Andreeva: Syncronised Swimming
Toby Muir: Waterpolo
Zacharie Boglio: Hockey