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Success Stories

Soraya Heidari: Voice Actress Debut

Article by Sorarya Heidari, Year 9 student Soraya Heidari’s professional theatre debut as Delara in Windmill Theatre Company’s “Amphibian” Muzafar Ali the cultural assistant in the new theatre show Amphibian is a friend of my Dad’s. Muzafar Ali mentioned to my Dad that a young voice actor was needed that could read in Arabic. This was how I got the...

Massimo Sergi: Kicking Goals in SANFL Juniors

Year 6 student, Massimo Sergi, was recently awarded Runner Up in the Fairest and Best U12s Div 2 SANFL Juniors Association Medal Count with a total of 26 votes. Playing football for the Salisbury Magpies Football Club, Massimo was awarded with a medal and certificate at the Association Medal Presentation Night held at the Central District Football Club. The Association...

Dana Darwish: Air Force Accomplished and Sky’s the Limit!

Dana Darwish: Accomplished Aircrafts Women in the ADF Dana Darwish, Year 12 graduate of 2017, has accomplished great things since her schooling years! Successful in her application to join the Royal Australian Air Force, the 18 year old is now a graduate of No1 Recruit Training Unit (1RTU) and has begun her initial employment training at RAAF Base Amberley in Queensland....

VET Student of the Year

Year 12 student Simon Knox-Simmons has been recognised for his achievements and competencies at the recent PEER Awards Night held at the Adelaide Convention Centre. Undertaking a Certificate II in Electronics, Simon was awarded for his attendance, demeanour as well as the most outstanding student in his course. Congratulations Simon for your efforts and for the recognition. Currently studying Year...

Kyla-Jo Dudojc: Shining Bright like a Diamond

Kyla-Jo Dudojc Awarded for Netball Brilliance Year 6 student Kyla-Jo Dudojc knows what it takes to be a sporting champ – hard work, persistence and devotion. On Tuesday, 20 March, the 11 year old was recognised for her talents and aptitude in the fast-paced game of netball. Kyla-Jo was awarded the South Australian District Netball Association’s (SADNA) Umpire’s Best Player...

Sonia Haydari: Shining Under Pressure

The College’s 2017 Dux and top achieving student for Year 12, Sonia Haydari, can add another notch to her belt. Last year’s graduating student has been recognised for her hard work in the subject of Art by being selected to participate in this year’s SACE Art Show. This March, Sonia’s artwork ‘Under Pressure’ will be showcased amongst over 100 artworks...

Vic Calleja: On a Winning Journey

Junior School Library Assistant, Mr Vic Calleja, has been awarded an NGS Super Scholarship Award to assist him in his role as an education support staff at the College. This week at the College, Mr Calleja was officially presented with his award by NGS Super Customer Relationship Manager, Elaine Santos. The award, formerly known as the Dedicated to the Dedicated...

Tamikha Cruz: Taking Control in the Kitchen

The kitchen is where all the action happens for Year 11 student, Tamikha Cruz. It’s the place that has awarded her a title of Super Crew Champ and a week-long study tour to Los Angeles. Participating in McDonald’s Super Crew Competition as an employee of the world-renown food chain, Tamikha was selected as a finalist to fight-it-out in the title...

Hayley Young: Artist with a different stroke

An avid horror movie fanatic, Year 10 student Hayley Young's obsession with gore and havoc has put her in the spotlight in the Special Effects industry. Hayley recently won an Australia-wide ‘BYS Cosmetics – SFX Make-up Artist Search’ competition, providing her with the opportunity to attend an all-expenses paid exclusive BYS Cosmetics Halloween Party ‘Spooktacular 2017 Soirée’ at Luna Park...