NSWCIS Awards for Pymble Girls
Monday 24 February, 2020
On Friday 14 February, the NSW Combined Independent Schools Awards Presentation Evening was held to celebrate the outstanding sporting achievements of primary and secondary students throughout 2019. Congratulations to the following four Pymble students who were recognised for their contributions to sport.
Claudia Neale, Year 12, was awarded a Blue for her achievements in Swimming, which included some outstanding results at the NSWCIS and NSW All Schools Swimming Championships. These achievements culminated in Claudia being selected into the NSW Swimming team, which competed at the School Sport Australia (SSA) Swimming Championships. Claudia had a phenomenal SSA Championships achieving Gold in the 17 Years 50 metres Backstroke, Silver in the 50 metres and 100 metres Freestyle and 200 metres Backstroke and Bronze 17 Years Individual Medley.
Scarlet Thomas, Year 12, was awarded a Blue for contribution to Football. Scarlet demonstrated attacking flair and combinations at the CIS Championships. This resulted in her selection into the NSW team, which competed at the School Sport Australia Football Tournament. Scarlet scored a goal at these championships and unselfishly featured in many of the goals scored throughout the tournament. This fabulous contribution resulted in a win for NSW at the Championships. Following her participation at the SSA Championships, Scarlet earned a place in the Australian Schoolgirls team that will tour Dallas in April 2020.
Ruby Nicholas, Year 10, was awarded a Blue for her contribution to AFL in 2019. Ruby was considered one of the two top CIS players at the NSW All School trials in AFL. This resulted in her selection into the NSW team, which competed at the School Sport Australia AFL Championships. At the Championships, Ruby proved to be an explosive player who spent time in the midfield, wing, half and backline. She was a tough competitor who was aggressive on the ball and could break the line. She was a well-respected member of the team.
Tribeca Liu, Year 6, was awarded a Red for her contribution to Swimming in 2019. Tribeca had an outstanding NSWCIS Swimming Championships, which resulted in her selection to compete at the NSW All Schools Swimming Championships. Tribeca achieved some fabulous results at these Championships including Silver in the 50 metres Backstroke and Freestyle and Bronze in the 200 metres Individual Medley and 50 metres Butterfly. Following these Championships, Tribeca was selected to represent NSW at the School Sport Australia Swimming Championships.