14 August 2017

Boys' Achievements

Giacomo Leighton (Year 9, Cameron) competed for Scotch College as a one-man team in the National School Slalom Kayak Championships at Barrington River Gloucester winning gold in three events. The 14 Years and Under K1, C1 and mixed C2. Giacomo also won bronze in the downriver sprint. Giacomo also competed in the Australian National Slalom Championships at the Olympic White Water Stadium in Penrith. He competed in the under 16 category and qualified for the finals in both C1 and K1 event, finishing fourth in the K1. Due to his success in the sport Giacomo has been selected for the National Talent Squad 2017.

Adam Brenz-Verca (Year 11, Stuart) was selected for the Warren Jones International Youth Match Racing Regatta (sailing) he also recently sailed in open class 505 nationals in Adelaide against experienced grown men and finished a solid 9th of 33.

Lachlan Mills (Year 10, Stuart) competed at the Interstate Surf Lifesaving Carnival for WA over the holidays in Alexander Headland and finished 5th in the Board race and 7th in the Ironman.

Toby Dew (Year 9, St Andrews) has been selected to represent the State in both the "Cross Country Mountain Bike team", a discipline in which he is the current State Champion, and the "Track (velodrome) team, after winning three medals in the recent State Championship.

Maths Awards:

William Steinberg (Year 9, Brisbane) was awarded a Certificate of High Distinction in the Intermediate Division of the Mathematics Challenge for Young Australians. This places him in the top 10% of entrants. William was also awarded a Certificate of Distinction in the Australian Intermediate Mathematics Olympiad.

Daniel Wiese (Year 9, Keys) was awarded a Certificate of Distinction in the Australian Intermediate Mathematics Olympiad.