Start voting for Mia Hillsden who is in the Essex Chronicle today, on page 62, amongst 11 other candidates who are all hoping to become the Essex Sports Awards 2013 'Young Sports Star of the Year'.
Mia, who has been training with Chelmsford Shotokan Karate Club since she was five, has been outstanding in 2013 winning seven titles at KUGB Regional and National Level . She has won both Kata and Kumite Events and also two team titles in the largest single style Karate organisation in Great Britain. In doing so, at the age of 10 years old she has successfully competed against other athletes upto age 16 and competitors, some of whom have competed internationally. Mia's success is the direct result of hardwork, commitment and determination that for someone so young is extremely rare.
Below is her picture, with the Voting code and a brief explanation of why the Chronicle Newspaper nominated her as a candidate.
Photo: Mia Hillsden with 'some' of her Trophies/Medals from 2013. Published Essex Chronicle 24 October 2013
We now need to show our support by voting for her to make the TOP FIVE and go forward to the final judging.
There are two ways to do this:
1) By voting coupon: Buy the newspaper (90p) this week, or over the next two weeks, and complete the coupon. Note you must use an original coupon for your vote to count.
2) BY TEXT: Just simply text EC SPORT Mia's vote code 1019, your name, House Number and post code to 65100. (Example: EC SPORT 1019 Jane Smith 58 CM1 2PF). When you send your text please remember to use the spaces as shown in the example. Texts cost 50p plus one standard network rate message.
Closing date for voting is midnight on SUNDAY, November 17, 2013.
Please do not wait to vote please do it right now whilst you remember. Then spread the word to your family and friends to vote for Mia. You can also use Facebook, Twitter, etc and let them know why Mia deserves their vote.