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Week 3, Term Three, 2019

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Regionals for Athletics were held this week with many Somerset students placing well. Somerset students attended a Sports College a Griffith University initiative and one Junior School student races his way to the top.

Griffith Sports College

On Wednesday, Senior Spartans from Years 10 to 12 had the pleasure of attending a seminar at Griffith University which focussed on life after school as an elite athlete. Our Spartans were guided through different agendas in aim of achieving a successful sporting career whilst balancing a university degree.

Student athletes in attendance were:
Felix Jackson-King - Track & Field
Steph Sprague - Gymnastics
Sam Dalton - Rugby
Chad Brodbeck - Track & Field
Dom Bensley - Basketball
Prosper Nwoko - Track & Field

Thank you to Naomi McCarthy OAM- Manager, Griffith Sports College and Mark Knowles QAS Personal Development Advisor for their insight.

Motorcycle Racing


Riley Nauta had a great time attending the AMA Grand Championships for flat track motorcycle racing and has become the 2019 National Champion in two classes and many other trophies to go with his wins. He is now the American National Champion in the 65cc modified class and the 65cc Stock class. He received a total of 16 trophies.

The race was over a week for different events which he won five of his six categories, making him Grand Champion.

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