NASHS Shines

Ms Louise Anderton – Home Economics Teacher

Ms Louise Anderton one of NASHS home economics teachers was awarded the Silver Medallion for Bravery Citizens Award last week in Perth. Ms Anderton who swims regularly at Middleton Beach heard a woman in distress and swam to her aid.  Ms Georgia Efford from Perth was being pulled out to sea by a rip when Ms Anderton swam out to her and managed to bring her back to shore. What a wonderful thing to save a person’s life. A well-deserved award Louise, Congratulations.

Connor Pettley-Gray

Year 10 student Connor Pettley-Gray was also enjoying the local surf in Denmark in January this year, and upon paddling to shore he heard a cry for help. Connor aware of the conditions spotted a swimmer caught in a sizeable rip and did not hesitate to paddle out to offer his board. Connor was then able to navigate himself and the man through the rip and back to shore. At the Surf Life Saving WA Coastal Bravery Awards last week, Connor was awarded the bronze medallion.  Congratulations Connor, you are an inspiration to all.

Corley McLernon

Year 10 student Corley Mclernon has won the Albany Golf Club Men’s Championship on Sunday May 5, defeating a very strong field.  The championship consisted of 4 rounds of 18 holes of stroke play. Corley’s gross scores each round were 81, 74, 76 and 79 for a total score of 310.  Congratulations Corley on an amazing effort! Look out Jason Day!

Hayden Kinnear

Year 12 Student Hayden Kinnear travelled to Bright, Victoria in April to compete in the under 19’s 2019 National Downhill Championships. Hayden came 13th out of a field of 50 riders riding an enduro bike rather than the necessary downhill bike for this event. Fantastic effort Hayden! Go DCT!

Jackson Poett

Year 7 student Jackson Poett recently competed in Round 3 of the State Downhill Mountain Biking competition held in York on May 4 and 5.  He ran an impressive time of 1:34:486 min finishing an impressive 4th. Well done Jackson for a fantastic result!

Hamish Wilkes

Year 9 student Hamish Wilkes recently returned from competing in Bright, Victoria in the under 15’s 2019 National Downhill Championships and the 2019 Oceania MTB Downhill competition. These events were the first time Hamish competed at a national and international (Asia Pacific region) level. Hamish placed 13th in the National Downhill Championships after crashing with a tree, but two days later stood on the podium in the Oceania MTB Downhill competition after coming second. Super result Hamish!  

Albany Sports Person of the Year

The following NASHS students have been nominated for the 2018 Wellington and Reeves Albany Sports Person of the Year award.

  • Danica Wiggins
  • Emily Wiggins
  • Hayden Kinnear
  • Kyle Kowalski
  • Hamish Wilkes

The gala presentation and dinner is on Thursday May 30 to recognise Albany’s sporting stars of 2018. Winners will be announced in junior, senior and veteran categories and an overall winner. Congratulations and good luck everyone.