AN YSGOL Dyffryn Aman student has been awarded the Glyn Davies Memorial Trophy for 2018.

Alicia Samuels was presented with the award, given annually to the Dyfed school athlete who has contributed most to Dyfed schools in athletics or cross country in that year, last week.

During 2018 Alicia was the Dyfed senior girls captain at the Welsh Schools Championships in Cardiff in July, where the team won the senior girl’s trophy.

At the same championships Alicia won the senior girls 100m and 200m and ran the final leg during the team’s relay win.

She is currently the number one ranked runner in Wales at under 20 level over 100m and 200m.

Alicia also represented Wales at senior level during last year.