Sensational Student Successes
Congratulations to Dariya Gorshechnikova-Illich of Year 8
Dariya competed in her first Synchronised Swimming championships at the 2014 Synchronised Swimming Australian Open and Age Group Championships, held at the Sleeman Sports Complex in Brisbane, 11-14 April 2014.
Dariya and her five girl team took out first place in the 13, 14 and 15 years team routines at the Australian Open. The five girls are now Australian Champions for their age and grade division.
Dariya represented the Gold Coast Mermaids; a Gold Coast based Synchronised Swimming Club.
Congratulations to Breeanna Lavin of Year 10 and Hayley Lavin of Year 5
Breeanna and Hayley competed at the Bundaberg Eisteddfod during the holidays. The Bundaberg Eisteddfod is a regional competition with 1,500 competitors from Townsville, Mackay, Gladstone, Rockhampton and Emerald, to name but a few.
Breeanna achieved 1st place in the 15 years Song and Dance competition.
Hayley achieved 1st place in Classical Improvisation, 2nd place in Slow Modern, 2nd place in Jazz, 3rd place in Classical, 3rd place in Song and Tap and Highly Commended in Demi Character. Hayley's scores qualified her for the Classical Championship, where only five from her age group qualified. She was a finalist in this section also. To reach this level at her age is a huge achievement. Hayley was also featured in the Bundaberg newspaper pictured below.