ACADEMIC Prize Winners
Citations from Deputy Principal Rob Donaldson
Junior Sportsman of the Year As a Year 10 sportsman, this young man has already made appearances for the school's 1st teams in both of his chosen sports. In cricket, Jordan is a member of the College Colts and is currently one of the leading wicket takers in the grade. He was a member of the Canterbury U15 cricket side last year, and has recently been selected to travel to Sydney in January with the College 1st XI squad for the annual Trans-Tasman tournament. In basketball, he was named the top junior basketball player at College and was an integral member of the junior team that won the South Island tournament. Over the season he has been a member of the Senior A basketball team, playing in many crucial matches. He attended the South Island schools’ basketball tournament as a member of the top squad. He knows hard work and focus are vital for success and he shows this dedication on and off the field of play.
Senior Sportsman of the Year This year's winner has excelled in three sports. In swimming, Louis is the school senior champion and holds a number of records. He also claimed Canterbury school titles and won the New Zealand open water schools’ title earlier in the year. He is a member of the New Zealand Bronze swimming squad. In surf life saving, he travelled to South Africa as a member of the New Zealand Junior Black Fins team to compete in an international junior surf life saving event. In addition, he is captain of the College water polo team that finished 2nd at the South Island schools’ championships in Term 1 and a member of Canterbury age grade and senior teams. He recently travelled to the water polo world championships in Korea as part of the New Zealand men's team and will travel to the junior world championships next month, as part of the New Zealand U21 side. This term, at the annual Canterbury secondary schools’ Zonta Awards, he was named best all-round young sportsman who has achieved in more than one sporting code. Louis has also recently been awarded a Massey University Academy of Sport Scholarship. The ability to succeed at a national level in three codes is remarkable and testament to Louis’s top strength, perseverance, as well as to his excellent self-management.
Christ’s College Canterbury
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