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Success Stories

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...

Dylan Malin: A soccer star on an international tour of a lifetime

This story is a great resemblance of the outstanding sporting talents of our students at St Columba College. Year 11 student Dylan Malin is bound to catch the eyes of soccer scouts when he hits international grounds with the Adelaide Stars Academy as part of the 2017 Italy Soccer Tour. Dylan will be travelling to the Veneto Region in Italy...

Jordan Tyler: Putting on a Show

While many students' thoughts this time of year turn to a visit to the Royal Adelaide Show, St Columba College Year 4 student Jordan Tyler will be there on most days as he performs in the fantasy production of 'Tinker Tailors Magical Toy Shop'. The show is described as "...a mix of dance, popular music, illusion and special effects -...

Diing Akur: Making his mark

Year 10 student and emerging football player, Diing Akur, has been awarded the inaugural Crows Children’s Foundation Next Generation Academy Scholarship, giving him the opportunity to be involved in an elite football program and increase his opportunities to learn about and play Australian Rules football. Diing has spent the last six months training with the Crows’ Next Generation Academy Talent...

Maddison Stojakovic: A jump above the rest

Congratulations to Year 8 student, Maddison Stojakovic, who competed today at the Gawler Show Horse Competitions on her beautiful horse, Tilly. Maddison was awarded a 1st placing and two 2nd placings for her expertise and skill while working with Tilly as a unified and professional team, performing in the following events: - Best Presented Mount and Rider 12yrs-17yrs - Pony...

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...