Mr Tony Budas and I have just returned from an amazing week in Melbourne where our students competed in a range of academic challenges as part of the World Scholar's Cup. There were 1600 students involved from across 27 countries and 18 students represented Sacred Heart College with distinction. It was quite a cultural experience on top of the competition aspect and the students have learnt so much.

Here are some of the outstanding results achieved by a few of our hard working students:

DEBATING TEAM RESULTS (/350 teams):

  • 9th - Jacob Gibson (Year 9), Ryan Bunschoten (Year 9), Sofia Gibson (Year 9)

INDIVIDUAL DEBATING RESULTS (/1100 students)

  • 15th - Jacob Gibson (Year 9)
  • 5th - Natasha Re (Year 9)

TEAM BOWL RESULTS (/350 teams)

  • 19th - Matilda Anthony (Year 9), Salina Re (Year 9), Anthony Bulich (Year 9)

TEAM CHALLENGE RESULTS (/350 teams)

  • 18th - Kai Schlegl (Year 9), Natasha Re (Year 9), Elizabeth Martin (Year 9)
  • 2nd - Matilda Anthony (Year 9), Salina Re (Year 9), Anthony Bulich (Year 9)

INDIVIDUAL TEAM CHALLENGE RESULTS (/1100 students)

  • Honours – Kai Schlegl (Year 9), Matilda Anthony (Year 9)
  • 9th - Salina Re (Year 9). She also received six Gold medals for scoring in the top scorers in each individual section.

TEAM WRITING RESULTS (/350 teams)

  • 17th - Tim Southgate (Year 8), Alexandra Mennie (Year 8), Monica Olea (Year 9)
  • 13th - Kai Schlegl (Year 9), Natasha Re (Year 9), Elizabeth Martin (Year 9)

INDIVIDUAL WRITING CHAMPIONS (/1100 teams)

  • 10th - Alexandra Mennie (Year 8)
  • 2nd - Natasha Re (Year 9)

CHAMPION TEAMS OVERALL (/350 teams)

  • 30th - Matilda Anthony (Year 9), Salina Re (Year 9), Anthony Bulich (Year 9)

OVERALL INDIVIDUAL CHAMPION SCHOLARS (/1100 students)

  • 9th - Alexandra Mennie (Year 8)
  • 4th - Natasha Re (Year 9)

All six of our teams qualified for the Champion of Champions event at Yale University.

Tanya Atherton
Head of Gifted and Talented