A NUMBER of students from St John the Evangelist Catholic High School and St Michael’s Catholic Parish Primary School have been rewarded for their sporting exploits in 2018, by being recognised at the 22nd annual Catholic Development Fund Sports Awards.
Hosted by the Diocesan Sports Council on Friday, November 23 at St Mary Star of the Sea College, Wollongong, 12 different students from St Johns received awards on the night.
Cricketer Kyle Jarrett, who was part of the NSW All Schools cricket team, and Australia Footballer James Phillips, who starred for the Blue Dogs at the 15 Years and Under National Championships, both received DCS Blue Medals for their achievements on the field in 2018.
Not to be outdone, school colleagues Lachlan Bryce (football), Gavin Costain (basketball), Kirra Dale (swimming), Bailey Hazlewood (swimming), Jai Holland (cross country), Baylee Holland (athletics), Toby Jennings (hockey), Emma McDonald (cross country), Poppy Tay (cross country) and Lilly Tomlinson (cross country) all received medallions on the evening.
St Michael’s lone recipient, on a night where more than 130 students and nine teams were presented with awards, was basketball and football star Aysha Sanchez – who also got a medallion.