Federal support sought for club
FIVE Kinross College students have returned from the US as champions.
After being successful in both the Perth round and Melbourne global round of the World Scholars Cup – 2018 Tournament of Champions, five students from years 7 to 10 headed to the prestigious Yale University.
Students from more than 50 countries take part in the World Scholar’s Cup, which focuses on bringing students from different cultures THE Federal Government has been called on to contribute to the planned upgrade of Sorrento Surf Lifesaving Club.
In a speech made in Parliament, Moore MHR Ian Goodenough said he would work with all three levels of together to discuss issues and ideas relevant to today.
Events included scavenger hunts, team debates, collaborative writing, the Scholar’s Bowl (fast-paced group problem-solving) and the Scholar’s Challenge (critical thinking and decision-making).
Representing Kinross College, Nurul Farzana Zulkernain (Year 7) won one gold and five silver medals, Matilda Elphick (Year 7) won one gold and government and the private sector to secure the necessary funding and corporate sponsorship to upgrade the club.
The proposed renovation is estimated to cost $8 million, increasing the clubhouse by 789sq m and four silver, Nurul Izzah Zulkernain (Year 10) won one gold, and both Vienna Hjelte-Lachs (Year 8) and Ella Smith (Year 9) won one silver each.
Before the students took part in the tournament, the school had a visit from World Scholar’s Cup founder Daniel Berdichevsky.
The school was one of four representing WA, along with Presbyterian Ladies, Scotch and Shenton colleges. the external area by 488sq m to include a courtyard, deck and wash-down area.
Sorrento SLSC has developed the concept plan for the renovation, which will provide the facilities to accommodate its growing membership.