Annual Swimming Gala 2016-17 Featured

Enthusiasm is all that matters. In this year’s swimming gala, our prize winners have exerted all their might to finish the races in a variety of styles: free style, back stroke, front crawl and butterfly stroke. The competitors from six houses formed rays of twirls and swirls against the sapphire pool in the course of 25m, 50m and 100m events. It was the first whole-school event in 2016-17 hosted by Sports Society in collaboration with the six houses, Student Council, student officials, teacher officials, the Campus TV, the school photographer and IT Team, to name but a few.

The presence of Ms Ivy Tam and Ms Connie Lam has given enormous support to us. The Parent-Teacher Association vice-chairman and the Alumnae Association vice-chairman took turn to present medals to winners of inter-house relays in C, B, A and open grade.  It was our pleasure to see parents and past students appear at the Victoria Park Swimming Pool.

One of the most vivacious guests was Miss Stephanie Au, Asian Games-cum-Olympic Games Hong Kong delegate, our alumna. Despite her eye-grabbing records and achievements, Miss Au remains easy-going and friendly. In her brief address to the schoolmates, she made a point that enthusiasm is what keeps her moving. She was most touched by the keen manners our cheering teams demonstrated throughout the event. The promising swimming elite is an inspiration in her own respect: she is open to possibility and challenge of all shapes and sizes.

It looks we are not short of auspicious youngsters. This year’s individual champions in C Grade are shared by Christy Ho and Cary Chan. Sammi Chong seized the title of individual championship in B Grade. The fierce competition in A Grade resulted in two champions: Kathy Wong and Yen Chow. The House of Pankhurst continued to excel in sports as B Grade House Champion. The House of Nightingale snatched A Grade House Championship. The C Grade House Championship, House Overall Championship and Cheering Competition prize all go to House of Keller. Congratulations!