An idea from Year 10 student Sean Hancock has taken one step further to becoming a reality. A keen explorer of the outdoors Sean has gained a range of qualifications and experience from participating in adventure activities from climbing to kayaking. He approached Mr Ryan Camp, PE teacher and Year 8 Dean, with a proposal to form a Sancta Maria College Rock Climbing and Tramping club.

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Year 11 student, Clive Luna has been named as a finalist for the College Sport Auckland Young Sportsperson of the Year (YSPOTY) Awards. He is one of three students selected from all male secondary school badminton players. This is a massive achievement for anyone but it’s even more significant considering he’s only 15 years old.

Read more: Clive Luna named as award finalist