A large crowd of parents and friends of Sacred Heart gathered at the multi-purpose building to celebrate Mass and acknowledge student achievements across all aspects of college life on Friday, December 1.
Awards for the 2017 year were also awarded on the night to students who have showed outstanding determination and success towards their schoolwork and sporting achievements.
The School Spirit award throughout each year group was awarded to Year 7A Harry Nagle; 7B Tahlia Thomson; 7C Ethan Byrne, Year 8A Josh McInness; 8B Annie Robilliard; Year 9A Zac Wood; 9B Sarah Ryan; Year 10 Maddi McInness and Catherine Shaw; Year 11 Caitlyn Whitelock and Vince Scalzo;
The Faith & Ministry award throughout each year group was awarded to Year 7 student Charlotte Flanagan; Year 8 Mitch Clancy; Year 9 Tyler Barnes; Year 10 Kayleigh Harman and for Year 11 Vince Scalzo.
The sporting awards were awarded to a female and male of each year group as follows; Year 7 male Harry Nagle, Year 7 Female Tess Byrne; Year 8 male Desi O’Kane; Year 8 female Georgia Kennedy; Year 9 male Tom Hicks; Year 9 female Matilda Kennedy; Year 10 male Tyler Hemphill; Year 10 female Laura Zanin; Year 11 male Liam Connell and Year 11 female Molly Burke.
The art acquisition award was presented to Jacinta Kurlatov and the art People’s Choice award was presented to Mariah Belot.
One student from each year level was awarded Dux as follows; Year 7 Jessica Mangan; Year 8 Alyssa Vescio; Year 9 Sarah Ryan; Year 10 Abbey Griffin; Year 11 Ashley Churchin.
The Math Pathways Growth Award was presented to a student from each year group from year 7 to 10 with those awarded being Year 7 student Sophie Jones; Year 8 Sophie Mulquiney; Year 9 Emily Coghill and Year 10 Macca White.
The year 11 English award was awarded to Ash Churchin.
The year 10 scholarship award was presented to Josh Vescio; Brian Dykes; Abbey Griffin.
The Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholarship and Long Tan Award was awarded to Madelaine McInness.
The College All Rounder was awarded to Ashley Churchin with the college captains for 2018 being announced with Ashley Churchin and Adam Morley as college captains with Caitlyn Whitelock and Eddie Myers as vice captains.
President of the SRC for 2018 was announced as Mackenzy Forrester.
Sacred Heart College Business Manager Jenny Loughnan said that many businesses had been generous with their sponsorship throughout the year and deserved to be thanked.
“On behalf of the College I would like to thank our wonderful sponsors whose generosity made it possible to acknowledge some wonderful achievements by our students during 2017,” Jenny said.
“These sponsors are Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort, ClubMulwala, Hargraves Secured Investments Ltd, Rotary Club of Yarrawonga Mulwala, Central Murray Credit Union, Alexandra Park Club Ltd, Lions Club of Yarrawonga Inc, Catholic Womens League, CWA Yarrawonga and Border Branch, The Apprenticeship Factory, Moira Arts and Culture Board, Moira Shire, Goulburn Murray Local Learning and Mulwala Water Ski Club.”
The College Dance was also held on the same night and was another great event for the school with all in attendance enjoying the festivities.
Jenny said that the school would like to thank all staff who played a key role in making the event such a success as well as the Year 10 students for setting up and packing up.
“Miki Hemphill once again did a superb job in preparing the students and training them for all the dances, well done to everybody,” Jenny said.