RECOG­NIS­ING SPORT AND ACA­DEMIC ACHIEVE­MENTS

South Burnett Times - - SOUTH BURNETT SCHOOL NEWS -

ON WED­NES­DAY, Oc­to­ber 25, Kin­garoy State High School cel­e­brated the sport­ing ex­cel­lence of a large num­ber of stu­dents recog­nised for their com­mit­ment, ded­i­ca­tion and ex­cel­lent per­for­mances through­out the year in Queens­land School Af­fil­i­ated Sports.

Con­grat­u­la­tions to the Bass Blue Memo­rial Sports Per­son of the Year – Tay­lor Watt.

Tay­lor has had great suc­cess with foot­ball, ath­let­ics and touch this year. She is a wor­thy win­ner for 2017. Palmer House re­ceived the Aus­tralia Shield for Cham­pion House for 2017.

These re­sults are a great re­ward for the con­sis­tent, all- round ef­fort dis­played by the lead­er­ship of the en­thu­si­as­tic house lead­ers and the stu­dents of Palmer House.

The Aus­tralia Shield for the run­ner- up house in 2017 was re­warded to Young­man.

This year, the Tony Cush Memo­rial Shield was pre­sented to Ben Ir­win as the Best and Fairest Open Rugby League Player of the Year.

Thank you to Miss Sarah- Louise Cush for pre­sent­ing this award.

Sports night was a great suc­cess with an in­spir­ing in­ter­view by Miss Tali­qua Clancy.

Miss Clancy is a past stu­dent of Kin­garoy High and is the first indige­nous Aus­tralian vol­ley­baller to rep­re­sent Aus­tralia at the Olympics.

Well done to all of the award win­ners for their achieve­ments in 2017.

2017 Speech Night

THE an­nual Speech Night was held re­cently on Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 12 in the Town Hall.

It was very pleas­ing to see so many stu­dents recog­nised for their achieve­ments in aca­demic and cul­tural pur­suits.

It was also ev­i­dent on the night how in­volved our stu­dents are in giv­ing back to our com­mu­nity.

A high­light of the night was guest speaker, past stu­dent Flt Lt Oliver Ker­snovski who spoke of his suc­cesses and chal­lenges in reach­ing his goal.

PHO­TOS: CON­TRIB­UTED

Kin­garoy State High School sports award win­ners. SMILES: Kin­garoy State High School stu­dent Tay­lor Watt with Tali­qua Clancy. Kin­garoy State High School award win­ners.

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