Local hero.

Joyce receiving her award.

Joyce receiving her award.

Aspire 2 Achieve and the Sassco.co.uk Knightflyers say thank you to a local hero.

Joyce receiving her award.

Aspire 2 Achieve and the Sassco.co.uk Knightflyers hosted a special awards ceremony at Coquet High School on Friday 26th for local hero, Joyce Richardson. Joyce, who is retiring at the end of the school year, has touched the lives of hundreds of young people in Northumberland.

The ceremony was attended by the Sassco.co.uk Knightflyers and students whom Joyce had taught over her career.

‘’Joyce, you have been a true inspiration to us all, you have dedicated a lot of your career to help create a sustainable basketball club in Northumberland which is ran the right way, we are honoured to have worked along side you and had your support’’ said Alan Hoyle from Aspire 2 Achieve ‘’your input into Aspire 2 Achieve has been invaluable and our whole organization thanks you for everything you have done for us.’’