Junior sporting superstar
THE junior sport award recipient this year is someone who trains seven days a week and travels far and wide to represent her town.
Aliesha Rogers has represented Stanthorpe, Granite Belt District and Darling Downs in athletics, cross country, netball, softball and swimming, and picked up numerous age champion awards. She also holds numerous swimming records at Stanthorpe State School.
She said she was surprised and shocked that she received the award.
She also made special mention to thank the people who helped her achieve these results.
"Thanks to my coach Gail for helping me,” she said.
"Because I probably wouldn't be where I am today and winning this award if it wasn't for Gail helping me with my swimming.”
She also thanked her mum and dad.