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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...

Brittaney Cameron: Taekwondo Gold!

Congratulations to Year 11 student Brittaney Cameron for winning Gold in Taekwondo! In August, Brittaney travelled to South Korea to compete in the Gangseo International Open. Competing against girls in the 15-17 years category and 55-59 weight division, Brittaney fought with strategy, determination and persistence to defeat all her opponents and come out on top. Brittaney has been training and...

Beau Burston: Taekwondo Star

Year 4  student Beau Burston has a lot to smile about! Beau recently competed in the Australian Taekwondo Championships held in Bendigo, Victoria. Competing in the U/10 Boys Blue Belt Division, Beau placed third and brought home a bronze medal for his achievements. This proud and delightful boy undertook Taekwondo for the first time last year along with a friend....

Alec McClymont: Adelaide Uni Scholarship Recipient

University of Adelaide Principal's Scholarship Recipient I am currently at the University of Adelaide studying a Bachelor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. I don’t think that I could tell you how many times I have had to tell people that over the last six months. I have loved my time at University so far. The atmosphere is great, the people are...

A big year for Sam Henderson

Year 10 student Sam Henderson has a passion for GoKarting and an enthusiasm for the sport that makes him a winner on and off the track. What has been a big year in racing for Sam, has also endowed some tremendous opportunities for him through his association with Variety SA. As this year’s charity partner for the Clipsal 500 Adelaide,...

Lee Rollins: ADFA Education Award Recipient

The Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) Education Award is presented annually to Year 12 students who have excelled during the Australian Defence Force recruitment process. These students have shown academic and sporting achievement and have also demonstrated a high level of leadership potential. Recipients of the award can feel justifiably proud, as the selection process is extremely competitive. Award recipients...

Outstanding College Volunteers: Geoff & Bernard

Over 12 years ago a need was indicated at St Columba College Primary School for a reading intervention program. A call went out to the community for volunteers and was answered by two grandparents, who happened to be retired school teachers Geoff Pope and Bernard Smith. So began an enormous commitment and ongoing relationship to the College. With their working...

Old Scholar: Awer Mabil

Awer Mabil: Adelaide’s newest football star St Columba College is currently celebrating the outstanding achievements of Old Scholar, Awer Mabil. Bursting onto the football stage in 2012, Awer’s dazzling speed and footwork saw him impress the public and gain selection for Adelaide United and later, the Young Socceroos. From humble origins in South Sudan to a Kenyan Refugee camp, it...