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May 2024

Please join us in celebrating our students across a number of remarkable achievements
Performing Arts

Performing Arts

Max Junge

Awarded the Singing Grade 7 Prize at the Australian Music Examination Board (AMEB) SA & NT Awards Ceremony for 2023 Candidates. Max is a student of Stella Panozzo

Xinxin (Elizabeth) Gibson

Passed the Piano Theory Exam Grade 1 with 96% / A+

Generations in Jazz

Held in Mount Gambier, Generations in Jazz is a National Big Band and Vocal Jazz competition, which attracts students from all over Australia. Big Band 1, Big Band 2, Vocal Jazz, West Direction, and Small Jazz Combo participated in the weekend-long music event.

Big Band 1 were awarded first place for their Section-Best Division 2 Band. The Saxophone Section of Big Band 1 was also awarded the Maurice Le Doeuff Best Saxophone Section for Division 2 from 27 bands, comprising of Sydney Napaampaiporn and Sarah Gomez on Alto Saxophone, Hugh Smith and Will Dyer on Tenor Saxophone, and Aidan Nixon-Burns on Baritone Saxophone.

Three students were admitted to the Division 2 Superband, including Joe Huang, Captain of Music, on Lead Trumpet, Hugh Smith on Tenor Saxophone, and Janet Wang on Lead Trombone.

Head of Music, Mike Degenhart, was awarded the Music Directors Award, one of two awards administered to educators in music on a national scale. This award recognises exceptional dedication to music, Curricular and Co-Curricular School performance, commitment to education, and breadth of quality in music across all ensembles.


Zach and Sam Tucker

Surf Life Savers of Glenelg Surf Life Saving Club, father-son duo Zach and Sam Tucker, sprang into action at Kurrawa Beach on the Gold Coast. With quick thinking and unwavering courage, they rescued an unconscious French tourist, ensuring they provided the best care until help arrived. We are profoundly grateful for their heroism and indebted to the exceptional trainers at Glenelg Surf Life Saving Club for equipping Surf Life Savers with the skills to make a difference in crucial moments like these. 


Adelle Parkinson-Need

Selected to be part of the South Australian Sports Institute (SASI) Rowing Development Squad

Selected for the Junior National Sprint Championships Triathlon

Alex Gellert

Played in the U18 Baseball Championships in Canberra representing South Australia 

Awarded MVP for South Australia in the game against Victoria 

Ava Woosnam

Selected for the South Australian U16 Basketball team

Selected for the School Sport SA U15 State Netball team

Dayna Harrison

Selected to represent South Australia in the U15 Australian Teams Tennis Championships held in the Gold Coast this coming June

Gerard McGinley

Won 5th place in Australia for Discus at the State Individual Championships, throwing 39.80m

Selected as the State U15 Boys' Captain for the Australian Little Athletics Championships (ALAC) in Adelaide

Jedd Trantor

Selected for the SA Country U18 Basketball team

Leila Croker

Awarded the silver medal in the U20 Heptathlon at the Australian Athletics Championships with an overall personal best and individual personal best in four events

Meg Day

Won bronze in the Open Women draw of the 2024 Australian Indigenous Surfing Titles

Sienna Blewitt

Awarded the silver medal at the U15 Surf Life Saving Championships two-person Rescue and Resuscitation (R&R) event

Tessa Ebert

Awarded silver medals in the U17 1500m and 3000m at the Australian Athletics Championships

Australian Netball team

Elouise Nordhausen, Anna Goad and Jazz McKay were selected for the Australian U17 Netball squad

Mountain Bike Championships

Zack Sartor, Riley Harris and Charlie Kittel placed second overall in the School Sport SA Mountain Bike Championships

Swimming SA Flipper Selection

Axel and Jordan Tucker, Bella Muldoon and Toby Sutton were selected for the Swimming SA Flipper squad. This squad is designed to nurture selected athletes who show potential with the hope to transition to the senior team and represent Australia at major international events