Congratulations to Rebekah Norman (Year 11) and Christian Maskito (Year 11) for their selection to the Australian Olympic Change-Maker Program. The Australian Olympic Change-Maker program recognises and rewards students who demonstrate the Olympic spirit through leadership and driving positive change in their communities. This year, 900 students were selected for the program from across Australia.
Rebekah and Christian have represented Australia at the IJRU World Championships and have been important team members of the SGCS Jump Rope Team for many years, mentoring and coaching younger students. Rebekah and Christian have been successful in the sport of Jump Rope both competitively and within service to the Heart Foundation.
Christian also plays AFL for the Ramsgate Rams and is part of the Sydney Swans Academy.
In addition to their sporting achievements, Mrs Karen Binns, SGCS IT Teacher/Integrator said:
I nominated Rebekah and Christian because they espouse the Olympic values of respect, excellence, and friendship.