Introducing our 2021 Senior College House Captains

2021 is set to be an exciting  year of sport and sees our sporting houses; Johnson, Deakin and Orton led by an outstanding group of young leaders, our new Senior College House Captains.

These students have been involved in a wide variety of sporting activities  here at Cedars and have each demonstrated exceptional teamwork, character and attitude – qualities recognised as attributes that will help them in their role.

Let’s get to know our House Captains a little better:

Jasmine Cook

  • What is your most memorable sporting moment or achievement? 

“Being chosen as a captain for my AFL team while being one of the youngest players on the team. Also being able to represent the Illawarra in multiple representative AFL events.”

  • Your favourite food?

“I would have to say Taco’s, gotta love them.”

  • What do you hope to bring to your role?

“I wish to bring good energy and sportsmanship to Deakin and to emphasise to everyone that it’s not about winning or losing its about giving everything a go.”

Ruan Boshoff

  • What is your most memorable sporting moment or achievement?

“Two-time Middle School Cross Country MVP in America.”

  • Your favourite food?

“Chicken Alfredo”

What do you hope to bring to your role?

“Sport has always been a part of my life and being a Sport Captain has given me the ability to share my love for sport in a positive and encouraging way.”

JOHNSON

Alithia Keys

  • What is your most memorable sporting moment or achievement?

“My most memorable sporting achievement is swimming 200 Butterfly at a local meet and taking 5 seconds off my previous PB.

  • Your favourite food?

“Tough one, although, sushi must take the win.”

  • What do you hope to bring to your role?

“As a House Captain, my aim is to encourage students across all year groups to participate in the various sporting events we have available. I really want to see kids giving their best in every race/event they compete in. I hope to spread that encouragement across the age groups for the students to become stronger and more confident as a whole.”

Jonty Clifford

  • What is your most memorable sporting moment or achievement?

“Being able to represent Country in a City vs Country game for cricket.”

  • Your favourite food?

“Apple Pie”

What do you hope to bring to your role?

“I’ve had many great times playing sport and I can’t wait to encourage people in Johnson to make their own sport memories and enable them to do that.” 

ORTON

Jayda Tisma

  • What is your most memorable sporting moment or achievement?

“Competing in the ‘UTR Tennis Super Series’ is one of my most memorable sporting moments. Every day was long and hard, but it was also a great experience and helped me improve my game.”

  • Your favourite food?

“Watermelon all the way!”

What do you hope to bring to your role?

“I hope that I will be able to encourage students to try their hardest, have fun, and focus on improving their skills instead of worrying about how everyone else is doing.”

Cooper Bartlett

  • What is your most memorable sporting moment or achievement?

“Two favourite things that I have achieved in sport are getting the school long jump record and coming third in the State Championships for Illawarra Hawks Rep Team.”

  • Your favourite food?

“Caesar Salad”

What do you hope to bring to your role?

“I hope to be able to encourage everyone to participate and get involved in every carnival even if they think they aren’t the best. I hope to lead by example and help everyone have the best time possible.”