Somerset Cricket Foundations Schools & Coaching Manager, Scott Chappell has recently been recognised at the National Chance to Shine Awards. Scott scooped the ‘Outstanding Contribution Award’ at the evening held at Lords, the home of cricket. The award recognises Scott’s incredible achievements and successes over a number of years across the Chance to Shine Programme he oversees and manages here in Somerset. The extensive schools programme delivered by our Community Coach Team enables the Foundation to inspire children all over Somerset in primary, secondary and special education needs schools. This year, alone the programme consisted of over 3200 delivery hours, in 165 schools with 16,462 young people having the opportunity to play cricket in Somerset. The event was attended by County Cricket Boards and Foundations across the England and Wales, which deliver the Chance to Shine programmes. Commenting on Scott’s recognition, SCF Managing Director Jon Bendle said “This is truly well deserved, and such fitting recognition to Scott for his commitment, focus and passion for his role. He delivers an outstanding programme which engages both children and teachers to become involved in cricket. We recognise he’s got huge experience, however is always looking at ways to enhance the programme.”