Sports Stars of the Month - November
Let’s Play in association with Boland Newspapers conduct a special initiative to give recognition to learners at either Primary or High school, who excel in sport.
Play, physical education and sport are foundational to the holistic development of children and an initiative of this nature will establish a healthier community and encourage sports activity.
Schools wishing to participate in this initiative should submit a short letter with a motivation to their respective regional newspaper about why their learner should be the Sport Star of the Month.
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Our winners for the month of November are:
Bloemnews Sports Star of the Month: Jayme-Sue Vermaas (main pic)
Jayme-Sue Vermaas (13) from Oranje Primary Girls School is a multi-talented sports star. Jayme-Sue achieved first place in the girls u/13 category at the South African biathlon championships.
She also formed part of the national team that took part in the Biathle Youth World Championships. She believes her success is hard work and the enjoyment of sport.
Express Bloemfontein Let’s Play Sports Star of the Month: Dillan Schultz (12)
Dillan Schultz (12) is a multi-faceted sports man – and excels at cricket, sprinting and rugby. In 2010 he played central midfielder for his school’s u/12A Soccer Team.
In the same year, he made the u/11A Southern Free State and Free State Teams for cricket. Dillan is also a very good sprinter and received his Free State Colours for sprinting in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
His relay team ended up with a silver and bronze medal at the South African championships in 2009 and 2010. In 2011, he played for the u/13A Rugby and u/13 Cricket teams for his school.
Dillan was also chosen as part of the u/13B (v/captain) Southern Free State Team. He was also fortunate to be part of the Free State u/12 Rugby Team this year, which travelled to Newcastle.
Dillan received the St Andrews School Trophy for the Best Sportsman (Gr 4 – 7) as well as the Trophy for Top Academic Achiever in Grade 6. When you ask Dillan what his motto in life is, he says “Go big or go home”