Jessica McManus had a very successful weekend at the South Australian Athletics State Championships recently. Jessica competed in two events and managed to earn a medal in both, with gold in her U15 800m race and silver in the U15 1500m race. Jessica has qualified to compete at the National Athletics Championships in Sydney in early April. A number of other Westminster athletes also competed and did well including Aiden Ross, Keira Ross, Faith Pearson-McKenzie, Taylah Stallan, Caitlin Stallan, and Lakara Stallan.
Zoe Smith (Year 11 Kelly) was recently awarded MVP from the Under 16 Ladies State Indoor Netball Championships which were held on the Gold Coast at the end of 2018.
Congratulations to the following students who have been announced as co-curricular captains for 2019.
Cricket - Seb Young (Year 10 Dunstan)
Sailing - Angus Higgins (Year 12 Forder)
Girls' Basketball - Rachel Beinke (Year 12 Clark) (Jemma Francis (Year 11 Fricker) and Chloe DuBois (Year 11 Heaslip) have been named as vice captains)
Softball - Sacha Mutze (Year 10 Kelly)
Boys' Volleyball - Brodie Eckert (Year 12 Carter)
Girls' Volleyball - Ruby Liptak (Year 11 Dunstan)
Badminton - Minh Nguyen (Year 12 Clark) and Shijie Wang (Year 12 Fereday) (Co-captains)
Swimming - Taj Ward (Year 12 Jeffries) and Emma Chappill (Year 12 Clark) (Co-captains)
Fashion - Thomas Beecher (Year 12 Dunstan)
Winner of “Neville the Novelty Gnome” (for earning the most points in the Novelty Races) was Forder House.