Thursday, November 30, 2017

2017 Speech Day

Special guests, staff, parents and students gathered at Blackthorn Hall to celebrate the the annual Speech Day Awards. After an address by Deputy Chairman of the Board,  Mr Beveridge,  Mr Chapman and Mrs McCubben from the Blackthorn Past Students, made a special presentation to Ms Jessie Landsberg and Mr Norm Wallace.In recognition of their  ongoing commitment to the College over the years,  these two " national treasures" of the College were made Patrons of the College.

Junior Students were then presented by Head of Junior Mrs Hannah Ferguson,  with their Awards.  They were con gratulated by Mr Fairbairn and Mr Beveridge.
Mrs Schulz and Mr Bowden announced awardees in the Secondary School before Special Prizes and Certificate 11 and 111 were announced .
The Dux of Blackheath and Thornburgh College is Daniel Reed.

Finally Mr Fairbairn announced the Leadership Team for 2018.
The Leadership Team for 2018 is:-
Blackheath Captain:- Ronnie Critchley
Blackheath Vice Captain:- Nikita Wearing
Thornburgh Captain:- Jacob Johnson
Thornburgh Vice Captain:- Elisha Sam
Boarding Girls Captain:- Kiara Guligo
Boarding Girls Vice Captain:- Jessica Tamarua
Boarding Boys Captain:- Kelland Elliott
Boarding Boys Vice Captain:- Jayden Eglington
Academic Captain:- Olivia Treacy
Sports Captain:- Harry McQueen
Student Representative Council Captain:- Jack Donaldson
Arts Captain:- Kelland Elliott
Archie Black House Captain:- Josh Abbott
Bacon Bacon House Captain:- Holly Morgan
Bryce Dickson House Captain:- Teneisha Soloman