Hanna Becomes Young Ambassador
Hewitson of Vale Royal AC has become a Young Ambassador For Sport, after being
chosen by Kelly Holmes to promote sport and physical activity for young
children in the Vale Royal area.
was nominated by her school, Verdin High for the Young Ambassadors Programme
headed by Kelly Holmes along with Youth Sport Trust. Athletes of
outstanding talent over the last twelve months were asked to be nominated for
the programme, where Hanna will go into schools and talk about how important
it is to keep physically active as well as promoting sports.
was at Lancashire Cricket Club this past Thursday where she met Kelly Holmes
along with a whole of host of other young ambassadors selected throughout the
north of England. Hanna had to introduce herself in front of the group
and answer questions from Kelly Holmes, which Hanna described as nerve
wrecking but a great experience, speaking to an Olympic Champion.
will now shortly be going into schools with her PE teacher to promote the
sport and get young primary school pupils thinking about sports and physical
activity, in preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games.
ultimate aim is to use young athletes as role models for young children in
primary schools and to get them to promote sports via demonstrations and other