Winner Sophia Elexis and Runner Up St Lawrence Academy Cheerleading Team were the successful candidates and were recognised for outstanding achievements at Scunthorpe’s Baths Hall, on Thursday 23 November 2017.
Once again the event honoured work across four categories – Volunteers, Achievement, Community and Inspiration covering 22 individual awards, each sponsored by a local business.
Pictured below is our Partner and Head of the Wills & Probate Department, Victoria Norman, presenting the successful nominees with their certificates.
Why not read about their inspirational achievements below…
Sophia Elexis - Winner, Young Arts Heritage Achiever of the Year.
Sophia has worked tirelessly over the last few years to achieve within the performing arts industry. Sophia's biggest achievement this year was qualifying for the Dance world cup which was held in Germany.
Not only did she have the honour of representing her country she was also awarded a bronze medal while she was there. Sophia has won a total of 5 regional championships this year and has also successfully secured a place in the Plowright theatre pantomime this year. Sophia passed her exams with distinction and was asked to attend a scholarship audition of all the children who received distinction. She won this scholarship and has since been asked to be the face of the association which has its head office in Essex and has filmed the grade work for all of the teachers around the country
Sophia has also successfully earned a place on the York Royal ballet associate branch which she attends weekly and she is the youngest member of and has also secured a place at the Leeds associates. All of this while winning many local and regional competitions.
St Lawrence Academy Cheerleading Team - Runner Up, Young Arts Heritage Achiever Award
The St Lawrence Cheerleading team comprises of an enthusiastic group of students who all show dedication and talent within the performing arts sector.
The cheerleading team was established 3 years ago and students have continually shown commitment and focus to weekly rehearsals, working together to be the best they can. In addition to weekly rehearsals, the students have also given up their time at weekends and during school holidays to carry out additional practices.
They have done many performances within the local community, including dance showcase events, competitions and most recently the Powerhouse Festival. The cheerleading team has competed in the UKCA National Schools Event in Manchester for the last three consecutive years and have been crowned National Champions in three different specialist areas: 2015 Stunt Cheerleading, 2016 Street Cheer and last month (June 2017) Pom dance.
Continued success is a reflection of the hard work that the students put in and has lead them to being role models within their school, resulting in many younger students wanting to participate.
For more information about the North Lincolnshire Community Championship Awards, please visit the official website page.