Pymble Celebrates its Indigenous Scholarship Program and Sport
Tuesday 18 June, 2019
On Saturday 25 May, during Reconciliation Week, Pymble hosted its annual Indigenous Round of Sport. The round celebrates and acknowledges the significant contribution that our Indigenous students make to the College and the role sport plays in a young person’s education and development.
The morning commenced with a Welcome Ceremony, consisting of Welcome to Country, speeches from Indigenous students (Onyinye Nwamadi, Shakira Tyson and Isabelle Docker), Indigenous dance performed by Pymble and Loreto Normanhurst students, and concluded with a smoking ceremony. The crowd then dispersed to watch the three sporting fixtures between Senior Firsts teams from basketball, football and rugby 7s. All matches were fiercely contested. It was a fantastic sight to see our students competing in their uniform specially designed by Indigenous artist, Ms Lotter.
We would like to thank the students, staff and parents from Abbotsleigh, Loreto Normanhurst and Monte Sant’ Angelo, as well as the Lloyd McDermott Foundation for their involvement and contribution to our Indigenous Round of Sport. As well, a particular thank you goes to Ms Kate Howie for her co-ordination and drive of such a special event for the College and our community.