The Thistle - An E-Newsletter of Scotch College, Perth, Western Australia

Boys' Achievements

Benjamin Scott (Year 10 Ross) has been selected for the four-student state debating team competing in the National Schools Debating competition in Darwin in May. This is an excellent achievement given Ben is in Year 10, and the team is usually comprised of Year 11 and 12 students.

Joseph Crowley (Year 10 St Andrews) competed at the Aussies Surf Lifesaving Competition on the Gold Coast last weekend and won Gold in the 2km beach run.

 Ruan van der Riet (Year 10 Ross) competed in the National Swimming Championships. Highlights of the competition for Ruan included a gold medal in the 200m fly event and a bronze medal in the 400m individual medley. In the relay events, Ruan's team placed first in the 4 x 100m medley and second in the 4 x 50m races.

David Stulpner (Year 11 Cameron) played in the RU Brown Solo Piping Competition, a premier piping event within the Southern hemisphere. Highlights for David included a second place in the Bronze Medal and third place in the Silver Medal for Piobaireachd.

Jack Mickle (Year 9 Shearer) placed 1st in the Under 16 Boys WA Junior Surfing Titles in Margaret River.

Jerry Ventouras (Year 12 Shearer) and Liam Peters-Smith (Year 12 St Andrews) have been selected in the U19 State Gridiron Team, competing at Narabeem.