Inspirational Jack takes standing ovation

Scarborough Sports Awards 2012'Special Achievement award-Jack Lawrence presented by Sian Harrison of Yorkshire Coast College'Picture by Neil Silk  124808p'26/11/12
Scarborough Sports Awards 2012'Special Achievement award-Jack Lawrence presented by Sian Harrison of Yorkshire Coast College'Picture by Neil Silk 124808p'26/11/12

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD & TOP COMMUNITY SPORTS CLUB

The standout moment of the evening came when inspirational Filey youngster Jack Lawrence received a standing ovation after winning the Special Achievement Award.

Scarborough Sports Awards 2012'Top Community Sports Club-Kev Smith of Cayton Corinthians FC presented with his award by Mayor Helen Mallory'Picture by Neil Silk  124808r'26/11/12

Scarborough Sports Awards 2012'Top Community Sports Club-Kev Smith of Cayton Corinthians FC presented with his award by Mayor Helen Mallory'Picture by Neil Silk 124808r'26/11/12

Jack, 10, has battled cerebral palsy and completed a half-mile run, half-mile cycle and 25 lengths of a swimming pool to raise money for fellow cerebral palsy sufferer India Robertson, 11.

Jack only learned to walk two years ago and his superb efforts were recognised by the 400-strong crowd with an inspiring standing ovation when he was handed his award by Sian Harrison of sponsors Yorkshire Coast College.

Cayton Juniors FC were also honoured on the evening as they won the Top Community Sports Club Award.

Represented by Kev Smith, Cayton won the award after success across the board from both their boys, girls and disability teams.

They won the Hull League at the first attempt and two of their teams reached cup finals.

They are the only Charter Standard Development Club in Scarborough and they won the FA Award at county level for the second time in three years.