Posted on: Friday 10 September 2021
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SPORTS NUTRITION WORKSHOP
Sports Dietitian, Steffani Ford, from eatsmart delivered a follow-up workshop to our Athena students this term. Good nutrition is essential for supporting athletes to maintain good general health and provide the athlete with enough energy and nutrients to meet the demands on the body from training. Key takeaway points for the students were:
Steffani also provided each student with a booklet of delicious recipes designed for athletes for breakfast and snack ideas.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MONTH
Congratulations to the following Athena students on excellent results in recent competitions:
Cyra Bender (Year 10) was selected for the Queensland Cyclones Pool Rescue Team following her outstanding results at the recent Queensland State Pool Rescue Championships. In this event Cyra won 4 gold medals and a bronze in individual events and a further 2 gold medals in the team relay events.
Hannah Collins (Year 11) competed in the Equestrian Events at the Gold Coast Show. Hannah was awarded the ‘Reserve Champion Child Rider’, 1st place Child’s Showhunter Galloway and 2nd place Open Showhunter Galloway on her horse Farleigh Kingston.
Yve-Noelle Bollinger (Year 6) competed at the Gold Coast Eisteddfod with the following excellent results:
Classical Ballet Solo 12 Years – 1st place
Demi-character Solo 12 Years – 1st place
Lyrical Solo 12 Years – 1st place
National Solo 12 Years – 1st place
Student Choreography – 3rd place
Contemporary Solo – Very Highly Commended
Yve-Noelle was also awarded the Most Promising Classical Dancer 12 Years and Under.
Mary Palmer (Year 8) was a finalist in the Junior Development Series Tournament in the Under 17 Division.
Summer Osborne (Year 8) won the doubles and placed 3rd in the singles event of the Under 16 Western Downs Junior Tournament.
Head of Athena