What a great night we all had!
Thank you to everyone who supported our first "presentation Evening", everyone really enjoyed it and had a fabulous time, we look forward to the next one.
Thank you to all the people who brought in food, you did yourselves proud, what a fantastic spread.
Thank you also goes to our DJ Neil who did brilliantly and got everyone dancing all night.
What a good night as everyone waited for the awards to be given out!
Best Newcomer: Connor Marlow, Millie Bird, Graham Hammer.
Most Improved: Shannon Aston, Scott Wilkes (junior), Amy Bowater, Libby Armstrong, Aaron Bowater.
Most Spirited: Chloe Sidaway, Sarah Nock, Ryan Brooks, Peter Bowater.
Student of the Year: Vanessa Stokes.
Students Club Persons: David Bowater, Vanessa Stokes.
Wendy Bowater Award: Steve Armstrong.
(Wendy was sensei David's sister who died in May 2004 and this shield is awarded in her memory).
Steve Armstrong was awarded the "Wendy Bowater Award" for his dedication, Contribution, support, help to others and laughter he brings to the club, well liked by everyone.
Also a thank you to our sons David and Peter who do fantastically in the club, they teach, give lots of help and support to everyone, as well as train themselves. So a big thank you goes to you both.
And more thank you's go out to:
My wife Alison who helps run and support the club.
Lawrence, for our fab website.
Angel, Scott and Debbie, for always helping serve sweets and packing away, for always being willing to step in and help when needed.
A really BIG THANK YOU goes out to Sensei Mandie Read who has helped this club get to where it is today, thanks for all your help, support, encouragement and through all your hard work, time and effort, this club is at it's BEST.
Last but by no means least, thank you to all the students, parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, everyone who helps the club.