Emmaus College year 12 student Jenn Wynne has been awarded the highly coveted Pierre de Coubertin award.
The Pierre de Coubertin awards are named after the founder of the modern Olympic Games.
They recognise senior secondary students who demonstrate attributes consistent with Olympism through participation and commendable behaviour in sporting activities.
During the awards day Jenn was excited to meet with Olympians including Natalie Cook.
Jenn said she was very proud to be nominated and awarded this in an Olympic year.
“I have been tuning in as much as I can and it has always been a dream to compete there to take in that atmosphere,” she said.
These awards are not for the winners, they are for those who give it a go.- Jenn Wynne
Although Jenn doubts she will make it to the games any time soon she said she would always be involved in sports.
“These awards are not for the winners, they are for those who give it a go,” she said.
“I love to be in different teams and try new sports all the time.”
Jenn represents at several levels through sports including athletics and netball.
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