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Monday, 22 October 2012

Young sporting stars honoured at awards ceremony in Kingston

Youngsters from the World of sports were celebrated at the Youth Achievement Awards at Kingston's Guildhall on Thursday night.

The event was hosted by Leatherhead based charity Lifetrain.

The Lifetrain Trust is an education and personal development charity for young people across Surrey.

It works with young people who are at risk of growing up without the skills needed to progress in life and fulfil their potential.

It is there to get them back on track to a better life with training, education and work opportunities.

The team strongly believes that providing support at a young age is the best way to divert young people from crime and help them have a better life.

Karate Champion Sophie Santillo from Mortlake, pictured centre, was awarded the Junior Sports Achiever of the Year accolade.

She made the England junior team last year and her England debut at the World Karate Federation’s junior world championships last October.
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