Kapawe’no First Nation – Blue skies, cranes, herring and a majestic eagle penetrated the beautiful winds on the buffalo bay where the students at Kapawe’no Nêhiyawak School performed amazing feats in 2023 Kapaweon Athletics competition.
The staff helped the students achieve many personal best. During the hot and breezy after noon the competition began with the field events. The first event was the shot put for our female and male students. Following that we transitioned to the ball toss, followed by the discus throw. The students gave their best effort and our winners was chosen in each event.
Following a much needed water break we moved to the sprinting event where again the students gave 100% effort in breaking the finish line tape. The fastest female and male athletes was crowned in that event.
Next we moved to the oval track where the longer sprints was contested. Again speed and endurance was on display both female and male students performed like young Olympians they left it all on the track.
Finally the main event the female and male students miracle mile. The female winner was Jaylynn and the surprise winner with a a dramatic finishing kick was a young man in the grade 4/5 class Mitchell. The stunning surprise was the winners were related, what a family of amazing athletes. The full results will be posted within this issue.
Nanaskomintin to our amazing student’s staff and stakeholders who helped out to make the 2023 Athletics extravaganza a success.
See you next year!!
Last modified: June 12, 2023