Trinidad & Tobago Secondary Schools'
Track & Field Association
Indra Ramsingh-Geoffrey, PRO, TTSSTFA
Clayton Clarke, Media Liaison, TTSSTFA. Sportscore Tobago
The Trinidad and Tobago Secondary Schools Track and Field Association (TTSSTFA) extends congratulations to the athletes who won awards at the annual awards ceremonies of Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) and the National Association of Athletic Administrations (NAAA).
Special congratulations to Keshorn Walcott and Michelle-Lee Ahye who were named the top Male and Female Athletes of the Year by both the TTOC and NAAA. Walcott was T&T's lone medal at the Rio Olympics, a bronze in the men's javelin; while Ahye was sixth in the women's 100m and 200m finals and was part of the 4x100m relay team which finished fifth. Walcott attended Toco Secondary and competed in the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Secondary Schools Track and Field Championships while Ahye was a student of Tranquility Government and ran in the 2006-2010 Secondary Schools Championships.
The following NAAA award winners are products of our Secondary Schools Track and Field Championships:
Shaniqua Bascombe & Destiny Williams are both first year secondary school students. McKay was Victor Ludorium at this year’s Championships following his quadruple gold medal haul. Hislop, Horsford and John were also champions in 2016 while James and Smith were former champions.
The TTSSTFA would like to thank the winners and all other student/athletes for their participation in their various school meets, zonal and national championships. Further kudos to those who went to represent the country at the Carifta Games and World U20 Championships and the Penn Relays. The TTSSTFA takes this opportunity to wish all students/athletes, teachers, coaches and officials all the best of luck in 2017.
The TTSSTFA acknowledges the support received in 2016 from the students, athletes, teachers, principals, schools and volunteers, sponsors-SM Jaleel, the official water and beverage supplier for the National Championships and Blue Waters and partners- Ministry of Education, NAAA, Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs and the Sports Company of Trinidad and Tobago. Beginning in 2017 Digicel Sportsmax has signed on as the broadcast rights partners for the National Championships (2017-2021)