HUDDERSFIELD sportsmen and women with disabilities have been rewarded.
Energy supplier Npower, in association with the Federation of Disability Sports Organisations, has nominated several people from the area for its rewards programme.
The Npower awards are designed to encourage people who take part and help to raise the profile of disability sport in the Yorkshire region
Mark White, a snooker player from Holmfirth, has been nominated in the Outstanding Newcomer category.
Mark won the federation's Male Newcomer award in 2004 after first competing in disability sport in 2003.
He was soon selected to represent Yorkshire at a national snooker championships, where he won gold in his group.
Moorend Butchers, a local goalball team, are in the Most Successful Team class.
They were ranked 12th in the country last year.
Rachel Kaine, a pupil at Newsome High School, has been nominated for the Most Successful Individual category.
Rachel was a group winner at the Junior National Boccia (bowls) Championships and also swims for Yorkshire.
Npower executive for Yorkshire Kevin Rodgers said: "We are committed to supporting projects which promote wider opportunities for people with disabilities who have helped successfully raise the profile of disability sport in the region."
The winner of each category will receive £200 to either put towards sport equipment at their school or to help them further their participation in the world of disability sport.
The winners will be announced this week.