First Annual Swim Awards Ceremony at the Miami Rowing Center
Published on 09 December 2016
Proud parental smiles spoke volumes about the First Annual Swim Awards Ceremony at the Miami Rowing Center on December 9, 2016. Thunderous cheers filled the room as the swim team members received their commendations. The City of Miami’s Parks and Recreation Department honored Bianca Nieto and Marco Cancio for the Tarpons Hall of Fame Swimmer 2016, Giselle Kleiban, Ronals Mendez, Nicole Macedo and Leonardo Leon for Tarpons Most Outstanding Swimmer 2016, and Antonella Nieto, Lauro Garza, Valentina Balade, and Joseph Malaver for Tarpons Sportsmanship Award 2016.
Special thanks were given to Coaches Rodobaldo Deus, Juan Carlos Laurencio, Kevin Casanueva, and Daniel Ruiz, whose mentorship with the participants and their families was clearly valued and applauded at the event. Being the first awards ceremony for the swim team, it’s successful attendance and enthusiasm from the participants is sure to inspire it to become an annual event.