2021 College Swimming Carnival Report – Mikayla Tunley: Senior Sports Captain
This year’s College Swimming Carnival was held on Thursday 11 March at the Sunbury Aquatic Centre, and the weather couldn’t have been better. There were many events for students to choose from and, after COVID, it was great to be outside after a year of no sport! I feel proud to say that the College community really came together to participate, show encouragement and enthusiastic house spirit, competitive racing, sportsmanship and, of course, fantastic fun.
The traditional Swimming events included 50m freestyle, butterfly, breaststroke and backstroke. There were some very close races and I’d like to congratulate everyone on their efforts.
The novelty events were a lot of fun providing plenty of smiles and laughter. The Volleyball competition was closely contested with lots of students taking part. One of my highlights was the teacher and student tube races. It was brilliant seeing the teachers and students working together to win some house points. Not to mention the spectators excitedly cheering from the side lines! What a fantastic way to show teamwork and team spirit!
And of course, the Caritas fund raising for Project Compassion continued all day with students carrying water around the aquatic centre grounds. This raised much needed funds.
As well as congratulating Chisholm on winning the carnival, I’d like say a BIG thank you to Mr Zanic for organising the day, and every teacher who provided their support to make sure that the 2021 swimming carnival went ahead. We’re very grateful!