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Success Stories

Emma Normington: A Portrait of Achievement

Year 10 student, Emma Normington, won a placement at a recent Art’s Winter Workshop at the Adelaide Central School of Arts (ACSA) through a competition she entered into at the Tertiary Studies Expo in April. The two-day workshop consisted of learning the techniques and skills of working with oil paint with the second half of the workshop dedicated to drawing...

Nathan Simpson: Wheelchair Basketball Success

Wheelchair Basketball is a game not for the faint hearted. Grit, strength and resilience, all characteristics of a strong mindset and traits of a highly successful individual are required for this fast-paced sport. Along with passion and dedication, 17-year-old Year 12 student, Nathan Simpson, has what it takes to be an elite player in one of the most popular sports...

Colleen Boaden: A Dedicated Parent and Friend

Passion and faith have been the driving force for Mrs Colleen Boaden’s years of dedication to transforming and flourishing St Columba College from what was formerly a small primary school to what we know now as an R-12 College across three campuses. Colleen’s ongoing support and dedication to the College was recognised at a dinner on Tuesday night provided by...

Awer Ajak: Hoop Dreams

Standing at 6 ft 3 in, 14 year old Year 9 student Awer Ajak is at the top of his game in basketball. His height and agility not only contribute to his success on the court but also his commitment and talent, making him an outstanding player with the North Adelaide Rockets Basketball Club. Introduced to the game at 11...

Barber Teen: Antonio Miceli

Slinging cut throat razors is 16 year-old St Columba College student Antonio Miceli. The Munno Para West resident has an energetic passion for the trade and has recently started his barbering apprenticeship with Barber Boys, Munno Para. In the lead-up to commencing his Certificate III in Barbering, Antonio has dedicated many volunteer hours in the shop, developing his skills and...

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...