ON Saturday, 4 February New Hanover Prep. hosted their annual inter-house swimming gala. This event is a highlight for the NHP children and their families. The air was filled with excitement and spirit as the children cheered for their respective houses and peers. Whether they were participating in the one length kicker board race or the individual medley, the children all gave of their best.The following children were recipients of awards: Style Cup: Cora Barnard. Most improved swimmers: Thandanani Zondi and Desan Moodley. Junior Victor Ludorum: Liam Freese. Junior Victrix Ludorum: Melissa Dobeyn. Senior Victor Ludorum: Sam Hamilton. Senior Victrix Ludorum: Cora Barnard. Rietbok won the gala with 433 points to Duiker’s 314 points and Duiker won the fiercely contested Spirit Trophy.In addition to this a number of records were broken: U9 girls’ freestyle - Taylor Trethewey, U11 girls’ breaststroke - Melissa Dobeyn and the mixed open freestyle relay record was broken by the Duiker team.