Killinchy Man Ken Patterson Lifts Top Sports Award


KEN Nixon from Killinchy is the recipient of the Paddy Patterson Award which recognises individuals who have brought honour to the province and served Ulster sport with great distinction over a period of years.

It is not only the sport of badminton that Ken has made an impact through his volunteering efforts.
He is a Trustee of the Mary Peters Trust and has recently been appointed to the Board of the Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council.
As a lawyer, with a keen interest in sport and the law he has provided pro bono advice to governing bodies and clubs over a number of years.
Jackie Fullerton who was host for the evening said: “Ken is hugely respected in the administration of local sport, always available for advice, with a great depth of knowledge and wisdom.  He is a worthy recipient of the Paddy Patterson Award.
[caption id="attachment_35549" align="aligncenter" width="500"] At the BT Telegraph Sports Awards, Ken Nixon from Killinchy is pictured collecting his trophy. (Photo by Presseye)[/caption]


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