AN inter-house swimming gala event was held at New Hanover Preparatory School on February 5. This event was a highlight for the pupils at the school and their families, and particularly because it was the first night gala in the new 25m swimming pool. The air was filled with excitement and spirit as the children cheered for their respective houses and peers. The following children received awards The Most Improved swimmers are: Taylor Naidoo and Phumelela Zondi; Junior Victor Ludorum: Hilton Kyle; Junior Victrix Ludorum: Jade van Breda; Senior Victor Ludorum: Rory Schirge; Senior Victrix Ludorum and Style Cup: Shannon Meter. Rietbok won the gala with 748 points to Duiker’s 602 points and Duiker won the fiercely contested Spirit Trophy. — Supplied.