Prem Tinsulanonda International School held its annual
Sports Banquet to honor students who participated in various sports teams
throughout the year.
coaches for the 2004-2005 school year presented awards to their players at
the Sports Banquet.
The ceremony began with a slide show of photographs, and
one student representative from each team spoke about their season -
reveling in memories, recounting humorous events, and recalling moments of
Coach Janet Powell (left) and her Under 20 Girls Basketball team have been
CMAC champions for three years as well as the runners-up in the 2005
National Basketball Tournament.
For each sport (including both genders and all age-groups
in the Senior School), the coaches presented three awards: Most Valuable
Player, Most Improved Player, and the Coach’s Award. The latter often went
to an athlete with commitment, sportsmanship, exceptional enthusiasm, or to
a person who may have contributed to the team in a more unquantifiable way.
who won a Most Improved Player award for athletics, and Kien, who earned the
same for soccer as well as a Coach’s Award for Futsal, race around the
track at this year’s CMAC Athletics Meet.
Students who received awards were those who made an
important difference to their team. Their coaches, teammates, and spectators
could all appreciate this difference, and the team was better for it.
At the end of the evening, everyone bid their farewells to Janet Powell,
who is leaving at the end of this term and has run the sports program at
Prem since the inception of the school four years ago. She established an
excellent physical education program encompassing an extensive number of
sports and has been instrumental in bringing the school up to a competitive
athletic level. Janet will be missed immensely as Prem’s sports program
enters a new phase in the coming years.
Li embrace after an exciting soccer victory this season. Their team later
went on to become the runners-up in the CMAC Tournament. Note received a
soccer award for Most Improved Player as well as a Coach’s Award for
Futsal, while Li was recognized as a Futsal Most Valuable Player