Arts Awards Successes
The Arts Awards were the next celebration. It was also a glittering occasion! It began in the Staff Courtyard where parents, whanau, tutors and teachers had the opportunity to view students’ artwork which was captured on the large electronic screens. This was followed by exceptionally strong performances by our Junior Performing Arts students...
Honouring and Celebrating Success
Over the last three weeks we have been honouring and celebrating many of our talented students who have won awards at school this year. We are extremely proud of them! In this week’s newsletter we feature the first two events—The Sports and Arts Award ceremonies.The end of year celebrations began with our Sports Awards and Dinner ...
Spectacular Showdown Awards Successes
Last evening, the cast and crew of our 2022 Musical ‘Evita’ achieved glory for their outstanding production at this year’s Showdown Awards Event held in the Bruce Mason Theatre. ‘Evita’ won as the Best School Musical for 2022!Rachel Larcombe, our highly talented Director of Co-Curricular Music, was awarded Best Musical Director. This is the fourth time Rachel has won this award. How fortunate we are to have her at Selwyn College!The cast as a whole won the award for the Best Choreography Performance. We also won the awards for Best Set Design - Duncan Allan and Best Costume Design – June Renwick. Overall, our students and staff associated with the production won 17 nominations for awards, covering every category. We owe a huge thank you to Duncan Allan – the Director of Evita and our LOLA Performing Arts - for his ongoing inspired work, which gives our student performers not only the opportunity to participate in outstanding professional productions but also to experience the joy of the Performing Arts.
St John Youth Northern Region Champions
Last weekend every District within the St John Youth Northern Region came together to compete at the Championships which were held at Hunua Falls. Scenarios included cardiac arrest and defibrillation, pediatric emergencies, adult trauma, improvisation and treatment in the field, mountain rescue and ceremonial drill.We are proud to announce that our Selwyn students William, Preston and Christopher Bennett from the Meadowbank Division won the Northern Region Championship after having won the Central Auckland District competition two weeks prior. Their team won Medical and Communication and placed 2nd in Trauma and Pairs 1 and 2. William Bennett won the title for Northern Region Champion Leader. Congratulations to you all for such outstanding achievements.
Junior C Grade Auckland Badminton Silver Medalists
It was a great season for the Selwyn Girls Badminton team. They got to enjoy a lot of thrilling matches, during the two terms of competition. They achieved a fantastic overall result of a Silver medal. As Juniors this has been a great experience and they cannot wait until next year, where they will play a whole new level of Badminton. Congratulations we are very proud of you!
Kristen Roxburgh Winner of Prestigious Art Awards
Kristen Roxburgh is the recipient of a Pat Hanley Art Award and received a commendation from the Auckland City Art Gallery. These awards are Tāmaki Makaurau’s longest-standing creative youth art awards. Kristen was recognised for her outstanding creativity, imagination and commitment to the visual arts. Award-winning students were honoured for their creative mahi at an evening gala event at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Congratulations Kristen.