Susan Templeman MP has recognised the next set of Hawkesbury Sporting Champions

The second round of the Hawkesbury Sporting Champions grants have been awarded by Member for Macquarie, Susan Templeman MP.

The grant was awarded to 12 local sporting talents from the Hawkesbury under the Federal Government's Local Sporting Champions Program.

Champions: Ms Templeman with (from left) Ashley Cutler, Janaya Lee, Thomas Moncrieff, Jordan Perkins and Jack Donaldson. Picture: Supplied.

Champions: Ms Templeman with (from left) Ashley Cutler, Janaya Lee, Thomas Moncrieff, Jordan Perkins and Jack Donaldson. Picture: Supplied.

The recipients of the grant will receive between $500 and $700 to go towards their sporting activities.

The grants were awarded to the young sporting champions at a  special afternoon tea hosted by Ms Templeman at her office in Windsor on Monday, February 25.

"These talented Sporting Champions were selected to compete in their chosen sport, at either a state, national or international level," said Ms Templeman.

"It was an absolute pleasure to meet some of them and their families to celebrate their successes.

"Competing at these levels is not cheap and it's great to be able to help them out with some of the associated costs."

The reciepients of the grants include; Grace Allen, Jordan Perkins and Jack Donalson, who all participated in the Australian National Polocrosse Championships in Western Australia.

Thomas Moncreiff who played in the National Sydney Tange Ice Hockey Tournament.

Elena Koudasheva participated in the Australian Cross Country Championships in Queensland.

Ashley Cutler, Fiona Campbell and Lucy Batten received their grants for achievements in equestrian at the Marcus Oldham Australian Interschool Championships.

Baseball player Darcy Williams was awarded the grant for achievements at School Sport Australia's Under 12's National Championships.

Janaya Lee, Renee Hardy and Robbie Cullen all received grants for achievements in their selected events at the Australian All Schools Athletics Championships in Queensland.

Ms Templeman congratulated all of the Hawkesbury Local Sporting Champions on their achievements.

She encourages every sportsperson, coach or official aged 12 to 18 to start applying for round one of the 2019/20 grants.

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