26/2/2015 - National Schools Constitutional Convention
In a first for the Caboolture region, two Year 12 Students of St Columban's College, Kyle Lacey-Janetski and Chloe Williams have been selected as delegates to the Annual National Schools Constitutional Convention in 2015. The Schools Constitutional Convention is an annual event designed to educate senior humanities, social sciences and legal studies students about the Australian Constitution and how it guides our democracy.
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c18/2/2015 - Future State Great Award goes to Year 8 Student - Chloe Sawtell
Last Wednesday Chloe Sawtell a Year 8 Student at the College was awarded with a ‘Future State Great Award’. The award is hard to come by as only one primary and one secondary school student was chosen from each school sport region for their sporting achievements throughout 2014. Chloe is a talented athlete representing her region in Soccer, Athletics and Cross Country as well as playing for the mighty maroon (Qld) in Touch Football. Chloe attended the award luncheon where Australian cricketer Ian Healy presented her with her award. Chloe said she, ‘felt very proud and privileged to receive this award’. During the lunch, Chloe was able to speak to some of Queensland’s great sporting heroes as well as listen to them being interviewed in relation to their chosen sports.
16/2/2015 - Student Achievements
Ryan Rosenberger who has been accepted into ADFA Australian Defence Force Academy in Civil Engineering, specializing in Airfield Engineering. Only 300 were selected from 3000 applicants with 61 from Queensland, including only 3 in civil engineering. He also receives accommodation and a substantial financial allowance. The selection process is very rigorous but Ryan acknowledges that taking part in school debating, Garma immersion program, music, sport and leadership, in addition to his academic achievements, was the secret to his confidence in handling the challenging application process.
9/2/2015 - The sky is the limit for High Jumper Joshua Connolly
At the recent Queensland Athletic club championships our very own College Captain Joshua Connolly jumped another Youth World Qualifier of 2.09m. Connolly is the only under 18s male athlete to have two Youth World Qualifier jumps under his belt leading into the Australian Youth Championships in March. It is in March where Joshua will compete for a spot on the Australian Youth Athletics team. He has recently been invited to be a part of the Under 19s Talent Identification squad, which is a pathway to the Commonwealth Games. Connolly said ‘that he was stoked, as well as relieved with his result on the weekend’. He currently has strength and condition training twice per week, technique coaching once per week and competes every weekend, as well as fits in his Year 12 commitments.
28/1/2015 - Moreton Bay Regional Council - Australia Day Awards
Saturday was a night of celebration which saw the presentation of the annual Moreton Bay Regional Council Australia Day Awards. With only 7 categories of awards, St Columban’s College was in the limelight with 4 nominees (2 current year 11 students and 2 past students) and 3 Awards winners. This shows the outstanding determination and community mindedness of the students within in the College Community..
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