SPORTS, TRADE, INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE & CULTURE

NEWS AND SPECIALS

Back to Sports, Trade, Industry and Commerce & Culture

MINI TENNIS 2008 WINNERS PRIZE GIVING CEREMONY REPORT
Wednesday 6th October 2010

On Wednesday 6th. October 2010 saw the hosting of the George Hourani Cool and Smooth Mini Tennis Prize Giving and  Awards Ceremony at the National Archives.

The Master of Ceremony for the program was Ms. Lisa Aida Sandy.
The program started off with all in attendance singing the National Anthem, this was followed by a prayer which was offered  by Mr. Austin Richards Sports Officer in the Ministry of Sports.
 
Mr. Peter Quinn the Secretary of the Antigua and Barbuda Tennis Association was the first speaker, Mr. Quinn endorsed the Mini Tennis program as one of the Initiatives of the Antigua and Barbuda Tennis Association, he also went on to say that the schools program is a grass root program which will lead to full scale tennis in the National Program.
 
The Assistant Director of Sports Mr. Evans "Jawakie Jones " was the next speaker. He spoke on behalf of the Ministry of Sports, he eluded to the hard work that is being done in the Ministries Tennis unit and made a note that it is a unit with has one Coach and one Coordinator. Mr. Jones also thanked the Sponsor, the P.E. Teachers and students for their hard work.  Mr. Jones also played a great role in securing the Sponsor for the Mini Tennis Program.
 
The representative of the Sponsor Mr.Hanna Hourani spoke on behalf of the company George Hourani Cool and Smooth. He stressed hard work, dedication and unity between the competitors of each school. At the end of this speech it was time to hand out te prizes. Trophies were given to the Schools starting with Mixed Doubles 3rd., 2nd. and then first.  Prizes were also given to the M. V. P. both boys and girls. Trophies  were given in the  singles event in the prospective order 3rd. 2nd. and first. Prices were given to the M.V.P. Boy and Girl.
 
It came to the final Tournament which was the Doubles event, and Trophies were given out to 3rd., 2nd and first. Prizes were also given the M. V. P. girls and boys. The vote of thanks was given by Mrs. Francine Harvey Greaux who is a Teacher at the St. John's Lutheran Primary. This presentation unfortunately was for tournaments held in 2008. Because of numerous problems the Mini Tennis Competition has benn non existent for the year 2009. With the commitment of the sponsors and a revived vigor of the Tennis unit in 2010. The first tournament of the school year should take place some time in December if all goes well 


Click here for all News and Specials for Sports, Trade, Industry and Commerce & Culture

 
connect with antiguanice.com
FacebookTwitterYoutubeNewsletterRSS

contact
NAME: Mr Richard Henry
TEL: +1 268 562 1675/1680
FAX: +1 268 562 - 1681
EMAIL: permanentsecretarysports@gmail.com
        or: permanentsecretarysports@gmail.com
ADDRESS: Office of the Minister of State: Sports and Recreation, Boys Training School and National School Meals Cassada Gardens St. John's
FIND US ON: Facebook Twitter
LOCATION: 6 View Map
WEBSITE: Click here

news and specials

THIRTY-DAY BAN ON ALL EVENTS

Tuesday 17th March 2020
Ministry of Sports, Culture, National Festivals and the Arts announced the ban as a result of the CO...
Read More

NEW NATIONAL SPORTS WEAR UNVEILED

Tuesday 18th February 2020
Check out the official attire for all athletes traveling abroad to represent Antigua and Barbuda....
Read More

EVENTS TO COMMEMORATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH ANNOUNCED

Friday 31st January 2020
Checkout the events to celebrate our nationís rich culture & black history....
Read More

CARIFESTA XV PLANS UNVEILED

Tuesday 21st January 2020
The logo, management team & preparatory plans were unveiled by the Honourable Daryll Matthew....
Read More

LAUNCH OF INAUGURAL NATIONAL MUSIC AWARDS

Friday 17th January 2020
The awards are to motivate practitioners in the field of music in Antigua and Barbuda....
Read More

All News Stories and Specials


whats on

CARIFESTA XV

Friday 6th August 2021. Read More

CARIFESTA XV

Saturday 7th August 2021. Read More

CARIFESTA XV

Sunday 8th August 2021. Read More

CARIFESTA XV

Monday 9th August 2021. Read More

CARIFESTA XV

Tuesday 10th August 2021. Read More

All Whats On Listings