Nireshni Reddy competed at the TKCSA Karate Championships in Vanderbylpark on the 18th May 2013 with distinction.
Nireshni won a silver medal for kata ( form work ) and a silver medal weapons.
Nireshni was also selected to the national squad to represent S.A. in international events.
We congratulate Nireshni on her excellent achievements.
Sancha Goaliath in Grade 8 has been selected as a member of the 2013 Eastern Cape Children’s Choir, where she is representing Collegiate proudly. Members of this choir are dedicated and disciplined, rehearsing for a minimum of 4 hours a week. Upcoming events for this choir included the Voce Volante Choir Festival in May, hosting the Kinderchor der Stadt Halle from Germany, the Jacaranda Children’s Choir from Pretoria and the Jugendchor from Switzerland. The Eastern Cape Children’s Choir will also be performing at various churches throughout the year, will launch a CD in July and will take part in the annual Prestige Concert in September. Congratulations to Sancha on her selection and representation of Collegiate in this choir.
Charlize van Zyl in grade 8, became the youngest SA chess player to attain the title of International master when she won an international championship held in Gabarone, Botswana this past week. Charlize won the Africa Zone 4.3 Ladies Chess Championships and by doing so made history by becoming the youngest player to win an adult (open) event .
Sarah Lawson recently took part in Nationals for Performing Arts in Rustenburg. To be able to attend Nationals Sarah first was selected for the Eastern Province Team. At Rustenburg she took part in 16 dance events which included solo’s, duets and group dances. She came home with 15 medals. Sarah was selected for the South African team. Of these medals 5 were gold. She got a gold for one of her solo’s – ethnic dancing ( an Irish dance – she did this dance at the food fair at Collegiate).
Congratulations to the Collegiate team for coming third in the regional MINQUIX last week. Elizabeth Weyer-Henderson, So-Many Kim and Roxanne Weiss beat Alexander Road High School in an exciting tie-breaker, to reach the top third position behind Selbourne College and Pearson High School.
At the recent SA National Swimming Championships, Tarryn qualified to swim in the 100m butterfly final in a time of 1.04.24 which was a new EP domestic record for the girls 16 year old as well as a new domestic record for the girls open. She received a bronze - youth elite medal for her 200m Butterfly race.
All Girls Festival
Please click on the link below to view all results from the All Girls Festival that took place in April.
Our Synchronised swimming season has come to an end, and our swimmers ended on a very high note!
At the recent National Championships held here in PE, our Collegiate swimmers helped the Eastern province to finish second overall. The EP Senior Team with Bianca Favaretto, Courtney Musson and Francis le Roux won a gold medal, and the Combo Team with Kayla Botha, Courtney and Francis won a silver. Kayla and het duet partner won a bronze in the 13-15 age group and Francis a silver for her figures and solo in the 16-18 age group.
Kayla and Francis were also members of the Youth Team who won a silver medal.
Five of our current Collegiate girls, together with past pupils had an unforgettable experience recently when they gave a synchro display at the infamous Gupta- wedding in Sun City, quoting Bronwyn Kemp: it was worth missing a day of school!
Collegiate Schools Challenge
The final event for the season was held on 19 March. The results were as follows:
Under 14: Gold Thato Ruselo
Silver Langa Mandaba
Under 16: Gold Mishka Dhanjee
Bronze Carey Slater
Fourth Mika Fairweather
Under 19: Gold Megan Wilson
Silver Kimberley Wilson
Gold Siseko Dastile
Congratulations to all competitors.
Congratulations to Anais Coetzee who has been selected as part of the U13 netball team that will represent the Eastern Cape at the All Girls” National Netball Tournament in Margate during the June/July holidays.
Congratulations to the Collegiate debating team that took part in the Provincial round of the SAASTA debate in Grahamstown on Saturday. The team came second in this round and each girl was awarded a medal and the team received a beautiful trophy too.
The girls are: Theresa Brummer, Megan Hayden, Vicky Lynch, Saadiyah Mayet, Pumelea Qunta.
Saadiyah Mayet spent the past week in Johannesburg at the National Trials for the South African Debating Teams. We are pleased to report that Saadiyah has been selected to the South African National Second Debating Team. This team will travel to Thailand in August to compete at the Asian World Schools Debating Championships. This is a first for a Collegiate learner and we are proud of Saadiyah and her excellent performance.