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Success Stories

Girl Guides Relay for Life

A group of St Columba College students braved rain and winds for a 19-hour walk in this year’s Gawler Relay for Life at Princes Park. Year 9 students Chloe Burger, Erin Marley, Emily Sutton and Year 12 students Jazmin Brooks and Leah Marley are members of Girl Guides SA - Elizabeth Park Soarers and have been participating in Relay for...

Caitlin and Zachary Jacques: Martial Arts Champs!

Year 6 student, Zachary Jacques and his sister, Year 11 student Caitlin Jacques, have successfully competed in the recent Traditional Shotokan Karate-Do Federation (TSKF) national championships in Runaway Bay, Gold Coast, bringing home awards and an invigorated enthusiasm for the sport. As members of TSKF Gawler Dojo, the brother and sister duo headed over to Queensland for three days of...

Jack Tearle: Awarded baseball’s top honour

Year 9 student Jack Tearle has taken out top honour at Baseball South Australia’s 2016/17 season awards ceremony, placing in the Top 10 for outstanding achievements and awarded the Youth Most Valuable Player (MVP) medal for U15 Division 2. Pitching, catching and batting for Gawler Rangers Baseball Club, Jack has enjoyed a remarkable summer season. Earning points for each game...

Year 8/9 Boys Cricket team dominates in the North

The St Columba College Year 8/9 Boys Cricket Team have won this year’s Metro North Pool B State Finals. Beating Banksia Park International High School at Narnungga (Park 25), in Adelaide’s West Park Lands, in what was the final match to take out the title. Competing in the Secondary School Sports South Australia (SSSSA) Knockout Cricket competition, the team have...

Jazmin Brooks - takes to the stage

Year 12 student Jazmin Brooks has entertained crowds at this year’s Fringe Festival. Her first performance gracing the stage in Walker Place, Gawler, was part of the Gawler Fringe Opening Event with Jazmin singing live in a half-hour set as part of a weekend of free entertainment. Surrounded by performances, activities and a setting alive with energy, Jazmin was part...

Jumping High in Interschool Gymkhana

On Friday, 24 February, St Columba College students Halle Victor-Vanson, Maddison Stojakovic and Bethany Woll participated in the Trinity College Interschool Gymkhana at the Equestrian Grounds in Evanston South. The girls represented the College with pride, working in partnership with their diligent and charming horses, strutting in dressage, workouts, show jumping and novelty. New to the show ring this year...

Benjamin Ridley: Jumping for Gold

Year 12 student Benjamin Ridley has jumped to great heights in Athletics South Australia’s recent State Championships held on the 17-19 February  at SA Athletics Stadium, Mile End. With a hop, step and jump, Benjamin took gold in the Men’s U18 Triple Jump, performing a personal best of 12.89m. A technique that takes years to master, Benjamin has got it...

Montana Vincent: Dazzles in the USA

Year 7 student, Montana Vincent, has been on a trip of a lifetime. Over the recent school holiday break, Montana had the opportunity to not only visit Florida, New York and Hawaii in the United States, but performed as a dancer as part of the Australian Youth Performing Arts Team in Disneyland and at Universal Studios. Having ventured off on...

2017 SACE Art Show Selection: Lexi Mathews

Year 12 Graduate of 2016, Lexi Mathews, has been selected to exhibit one of her Stage 2 Visual Art designs in this year’s SACE Art Show. Nominated by her Art teacher, Mrs Kelley Lewis, Lexi’s digital artwork will be amongst a range of diverse art and design works produced by more than a hundred Year 12 Art students across the...