St Andrew's College students represent New Zealand
Jack Wang (Year 11) and Jenny Zhu (Year 12) were selected for the New Zealand U19 badminton team, which competed at the Pembangunan Jaya Raya Junior Grand Prix in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Charlotte Whittaker (Year 13) was selected for the Junior Tall Ferns, and competed at the U18 Asian Championships in India. Charlotte has since announced she will be attending the University of Colorado on a significant sporting scholarship next year, studying either Psychology or Sociology.
Mac Stodart (Year 12) and Samuel Jenkins (Year 11) were selected for the New Zealand U17 basketball team, which competed at the FIBA U17 World Cup in Argentina.
Kate Allan and Marijke Hinton (both Year 11) were named in the New Zealand U17 beach volleyball squad to take part in a National Training Camp and tour to Australia.
Flynn McGuinness (Year 11) and Olivia Brett (Year 12) were selected for the New Zealand U16 canoe racing team, which competed at the Asia Pacific Regatta in Adelaide. Olivia also represented New Zealand at the World Junior Championships in Bulgaria.
Imogen Hoani (Year 13) competed in two New Zealand teams at the 2018 Junior World Cheerleading Championships and World Cheerleading Championships in Orlando, Florida.
Alex Tutty (Year 10) was selected for the New Zealand Secondary School Girls’ U15 football representative team, which competed in Sydney.
Blair Currie (Year 13) was selected as a goalkeeper for the New Zealand U17 Women’s team to compete at the FIFA Women’s U17 World Cup in Uruguay.
Johannes Prinsloo (Year 12) was in the New Zealand U18 team that won the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division III Group B title.
Ellie Dugdale (Year 11) was a member of the New Zealand U18 Women’s ice hockey team, which won silver at the IIHF Women’s Challenge Cup of Asia, in Malaysia.
Harrison Bisphan (Year 10) was in the New Zealand A U15 indoor cricket team, which competed at the Junior World Series.
Isaac Egan (Year 13) represented the New Zealand Junior Men’s U20 orienteering team in a test match against Australia.
Quinton Hurley (Year 13) represented New Zealand at the Oceania Games in Papua New Guinea, and the Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Fiji. He will also represent New Zealand at the World Short Course Championships in China in December, and was first reserve for the New Zealand team to compete at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires.
Angus Kelliher (Year 11) and Taiko Torepe-Ormsby (Year 10) represented New Zealand at the 2018 State Championship in Canberra, Australia where they won two bronze medals each. Angus broke the New Zealand 16 Years’ record for the 50m butterfly event. Between them, the swimmers also broke several Canterbury records at the meet.
Alexander Wilson (Year 13) was selected for the New Zealand Junior Boys’ U18 table tennis team, which competed at the Oceania Championships in the Cook Islands. He also qualified to compete at the Table Tennis World Championships.
Jakarta Klebert (Year 9) was selected for the New Zealand trampoline team to compete at the FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Age Group Competitions in St Petersberg, Russia.
Saxon Morgan and Mya Graham (both Year 13) were selected for the New Zealand Junior Triathlon team, which competed at the World Championships on the Gold Coast, where Saxon finished 10th and was the first New Zealander to cross the finish line.
Georgia Bonne (Year 12) was selected for the New Zealand U17 Girls’ volleyball team, which competed at the 2018 Asian Championships.
Year 11 students, Evelyn Clarke, Bella Rose and Charlotte Sloper, represented New Zealand at the Virginia Tattoo in USA.
The following students were selected for the 2018 New Zealand Secondary Schools’ Symphony Orchestra: Serge Beaton, Callum Hampton, Jin Ju (Victoria) Lee and Tony Zhou (all Year 12), William Lucas (Year 10) and Grace Lawrence (Year 9).
Louis Newman (Year 13) and Corban Mathewson (Year 12) were part of the New Zealand Youth Pipe Band, which competed at the Australian nationals.
Russell Boey (Year 13) was a member of the New Zealand team at the 50th Chemistry Olympiad, held in Bratislava and Prague.