Prior Pursglove College qualifies for AoC Sport National Championships

Following months of fierce competition, students from Prior Pursglove College have qualified for the AoC Sport National Championships 2018.

Sixteen youngsters will compete against athletes from colleges across the UK after qualifying to represent their region at the Championships through regional tournaments, hosted throughout the autumn term.

As well as individual glory, the team will be aiming to accumulate points for their region and win the prestigious Wilkinson Sword trophy.

Students taking part from Prior Pursglove College include:

Jack Dewar – Table Tennis, Georgia Livingstone – Squash, Lois Page – Tennis, Fiona Alcock – Badminton, Rachael Johnson – Badminton, Stephanie Przygodzki – Badminton, William Hill – Badminton, William Davies – Badminton, Sam Campbell – Badminton, Lewis Farrell – Badminton, Rebecca Aspin – Cross Country, Rebekah Kitchener – Cross Country, Emily Wade – Cross Country, Beshanka Sidou – Cross Country, Thomas Aspin – Cross Country​ and Aaron Smithson – Cross Country.

More than 1800 students from across the UK will compete at the 2018 Association of Colleges Sport National Championships which is a celebration of competitive sport in colleges, providing recognition, enjoyment and a unique opportunity for students to compete.

Principal of Prior Pursglove and Stockton Sixth Form College, Joanna Bailey said: “To see such a large number of students and such a wide range of sports is a credit to their talent and dedication together with the hard work and support of our staff.”

For more information about the AoC Sport National Championships 2018, visit www.aocsportchamps.org.