Junior Sports Star of the Year for 2019

Tatum Stewart



Tatum Stewart


Runner Up: Mason Hughes (Athletics)
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Junior Rising Star: Jai Gordon (Athletics)
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Junior Chase Your Dreams: Ella Wilson (Cross Country)
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Junior Para Athlete of the Year: Mitchell Toohey (Swimming)
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Primary School of the Year: Scots PGC
Secondary School of the Year: Fairholme College
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Mason Hughes



Junior Monthly Award Winners for 2019


Cameron Stein
Tenpin Bowling
Georgia Voll
Mason Hughes

Cameron was selected by Tenpin Bowling Australia as one of a team of just two boys & two girls to represent Australia at the inaugural Junior World Tenpin Bowling Championships held in Paris in March.
Georgia was selected in the Cricket Australia Under 16 team to play at the Under 18 National Championships in Ballarat. This followed on from being selected to play in the Under 18 Women’s Big Bash League Exhibition Match in Sydney.
At the Queensland Athletics Championships, Mason won gold in the Under 18 shotput and Discus and gold in the Under 20 Shotput and Discus. This performance qualified him to compete at the Australian Championships in Sydney, where he won gold in the Under 18 Shotput and Discus, silver in the Under 20 Discus and Bronze in the Under 20 Shotput. All of which means he has qualified for the Australian team to go to the Oceania Games at Townsville in June.

Carter Blades
Wihan Kruger
Jada Ferguson
Rugby 7s & Touch

At the Australian Track & Field Championships held in Sydney, Carter won the gold medal and is the Australian Under 15 Mens 400m Champion, running a PB of 50.98 secs.
Wihan won the gold medal in the Under 15 Mens Javelin at the Australian Track & Field Championships held in Sydney.
From her performances in the sport of Rugby 7s, Jada has been selected in the Australian Youth Under 18 Squad. In the sport of Touch Football she has been selected in the Touch Football Australia National Under 18 Training Squad and the Open Women’s NRL Touch Football Titans Squad.

Tori Gallegos
Tatum Stewart
Molly Choyce
Endurance Horse Riding

Tori represented Australia at the Oceania & Commonwealth Youth Championships in Samoa where she competed in the 64kg category and won two silver medals, finishing with best lifts of 71kg for the Snatch & 94kg for the Clean & Jerk (both Australian Youth records).
At the National Under 18 Hockey Championships, Tatum was a member of the Queensland team which won the gold medal. Hockey Australia has named Tatum in the 2-19 National Future Athletes Squad. This squad recognises junior players for development towards the Open Women’s Hockeyroos Squad.
In December 2018, Molly was awarded The Australian 1st Junior Distance Rider and Queensland 1st Distance Rider. In July 2019, Molly was presented with The Australian First Junior for Distance at the Tom Quilty event. It is considered a significant achievement to hold both the Queensland and Australian Junior Titles at the same time.

Ella Wilson
Cross Country Running
Jake Rynne
Lawn Bowls
Jai Gordon

At the Australian Cross Country Championships, Ella won the National Cross Country Title in the 13 years – 3km event for the third year in a row. Winning 3 consecutive titles has only been achieved by 3 other girls in Australia. Next Year Ella goes into the U16 division and she is aiming to make the Australian U20 Cross Country Team for the World Championships in 2021. At the Darling Downs Track + Field Championships, Ella finished first in both the 800m & 1500m, breaking both records with the times not only breaking the 13 years record but the 14, 15, 16 and 17 years records as well.
Jake was selected in the Australian Junior Team which travelled to New Zealand for the Trans Tasman tournament. At the Australian Junior Lawn Bowls Championships, Jake won a Silver medal for both the Singles and Pairs events. Jake is currently ranked 26th in the Australian Open Rankings and is the Number 1 ranked Junior in the country. Jake has been selected in the Open Emerging Jackaroos Bowls Squad for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
At the Australian Track + Field Championships, Jai won a Gold Medal in the Under 18 – 4 x 100m relay. In the prestigious 100m event, Jai won the Silver Medal. At the Queensland Track + Field Championships, Jai won Gold Medals in the Under 17 100m and in the 4 x 100m relay – breaking the Queensland record in the relay. Jai has been selected in the Australian Under 20 Relay Squad following his outstanding results in 2019.