Den-Mari leaps to Sport Star award
Den-Mari Jacobs, a Grade 7 learner from Saldanha Junior School, won the overall Let’s Play Weslander Sport Star Award 2012 at a function held at Blue Bay Lodge, Saldana on 19th October.
Den-Mari was selected against eight monthly finalists for this award.
The Let’s Play Sports Star Competition recognises and rewards the achievements of learners at both Junior and High schools, in participating regions.
Den-Mari excelled in high jump this year, improving a number of records and finishing in first position at the West Coast, West Boland and Western Cape championships.
She also secured a position in South Africa’s Top 10 high jumpers in her age category . Den-Mari is a role model for younger learners and junior athletes.
Click here for more details on the Lets Play Sports Star of the Month initiative.