Blackburn High School was one of a number of schools nominated recently for the Whitehorse City Sports Awards in the “School of the Year” category. At a ceremony last Wednesday night, 10th October, the schools were assessed by a panel from the Sport and Recreation Committee at the Whitehorse City Council against the following criteria:
- High level sporting achievement
- High level participation in sport and recreation
- Overall benefit and value of the sporting program
At the end of the judging, Blackburn High School was named the 2018 Sport School of the Year and was presented with a trophy by the Mayor of Whitehorse.
Blackburn High School also had five student nominees in the Junior Sportsperson of the Year category – Gaby DeAngelis, Cadhla Schmidli, Ethan Hewitt, Louise Hewitt and Olive Roche.
A huge congratulations to all those involved in this amazing achievement for the school.