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Student Achievements

Harrison Krawczyk

Congratulations to Harrison Krawczyk (Year 8) for achieving excellent results in Surf Life Saving Swimming. Harrison competed in the Fradelos Mile Swim (1.6km) at Surf Club in February and was the first Youth in, with a time of 28 Minutes. He was the 3rd swimmer to finish.

Harrison also placed 3rd in the Higgins Marathon. This marathon consists out of a 400m run, 400m swim, 400m run, a 200m swim, 200m run, 200m swim, finished by a 400m run.

On 27 February, Harrison swam a time of 27 minutes and 11 seconds at the Busselton Jetty Mile Swim placing him 3rd U15s, 9th male, and 12th out of 367 overall.

Harrison competed at the Country Qualifying Surf Life Saving Championships at Mullaloo and came home with the following Medals: Silver in Beach Sprints, 1km Beach Run, Board Race. Bronze in Beach Relay, Surf Cameron Relay and 4th in Surf Swim and Ironman. These results will send him to State on the 12-14 March for all these disciplines. Very impressive Harrison!

We had quite a few students competing in the City of Bunbury Surf Club and Binningup Surf Club. It is great to see our students displaying great sportsmanship and mateship. Well done on these outstanding efforts and achievements.

Thomas Cross

Thomas (Year 10) competed in a race at the WA State Track and Field Championships in Perth on Sunday, 21 February. He won Gold in the U16 800m race. He is currently the fastest in Australia and received a new Personal Best of 1:58.90. It was an incredible run!

Thomas also recently competed in eight events at the Little Athletics Country Championships held in Bunbury and received four Gold and four silver medals. He broke two records in the U15 800m and U15 1500m. Well done, Thomas!

Leah York, Grace Millichamp and Bree Chalk

Leah York (Year 11) has made the State Under 18 Women’s Basketball Team. Grace Millichamp (Year 9) and Bree Chalk (Year 10) have made the State Under 16 Women’s Basketball Team. The Under 16s will compete in Perth from 4 – 11 July. The Under 18s will compete in Werribee, Victoria, from 10 – 17 April. Good luck, ladies!

Abbey East

Abbey East (Year 9) has qualified for the National Qualifying Swim Competition. The competition starts on 20 March. Abbey competes in five events; 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m freestyle, and the 200m breaststroke. To be eligible in this competition, you have to get specific times to qualify. It is one of the few swimming competition you can compete at to get a national qualifying time. Great work Abbey!

Mason Bowles

Mason Bowles (Year 10) competes in the sport of Clay Target Shooting. He has made the State Team for Skeet and Trap shooting disciplines. He is planning on competing at the Nationals over in Queensland in October of this year. Well done Mason!

Congratulations to all the students for demonstrating the Mercy value of Courage in Embracing Life and participating in these events.

The Phys Ed Department


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