Tapton student given special cross country award

Crosspool's James Gray winning the South Yorkshire Championship
Crosspool's James Gray winning the South Yorkshire Championship

A Tapton student, James Gray of Crosspool, has been awarded a special award from the Sheffield Federation of School Sports for his outstanding contribution to schools cross country running over the last seven years.

Eighteen year old James, who represented Yorkshire and South Yorkshire, and has been Sheffield and South Yorkshire champion for most of those seven years, was presented with the award at a ceremony attended by Councillor Dr Sylvia Dunkley, Lord Mayor of Sheffield, at the Sheffield United FC Bramall Lane on 24 November 2011.

He is also due to receive another honour in January from the South Yorkshire Schools Federation.

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