ISA Sporting Excellence Award for Sportsmanship

The 2017 ISA Sporting Excellence Awards saw an award be presented to a student who displayed sporting excellence outside the established criteria.

During the running of the 17 Years 6000m event at the 2017 NSWCIS Cross Country Championships, William Barnett, a Year 11 student from St Stanislaus’ College, stopped his own race to assist a fellow ISA injured athlete. He did this at the expense of a potential place in the NSWCIS Cross Country Team to compete at the NSW All Schools Cross Country Championships.

William has been representing St Stanislaus’ College at the ISA Cross Country Championships for 5 years, working his way up from 64th place as a 13 year old to 8th place as a 17 year old. He has gained selection in the ISA Representative Team since 2015.

We congratulate William on such an outstanding display of good sportsmanship epitomised by the spirit of dignity and responsible behaviour.

 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
       

Recent Posts

 
Retirement of a Legend
Mary Webster The Independent Sporting Association would like to recognise a ‘legend’ in the development of Independent School Sport for all students. Mary Webster is a household name in the world of school sport. Recently retired, Mary leaves many wonderful legacies and the ISA would like to recognise her incredible contributions over many years to
The 2019 Cathy Parkes Award for Staff Contribution
Jason Cooper – Barker College Along with recognising outstanding students, the 2020 NSWCIS Awards evening recognises the achievements of its member school’s staff from the 2019 calendar year. The 2020 NSWCIS Awards recognised one of our own ISA treasures, receiving The Cathy Parkes Award for Outstanding Staff Contribution – Secondary. This award is presented in
ISA Students Shine at the 2020 NSWCIS Awards Evening
The 2020 NSWCIS Awards Evening recognises the achievements of its member school’s students from the 2019 calendar year. 2019 proved to be a very successful year for ISA with many students receiving acknowledgment for sporting success. Oakhill College was a standout school for 2019 with 6 students awarded for their achievements. OAKHILL COLLEGE NSWCIS BLUE
2020 ISA Representative Cricket Season Report
2020 ISA Representative Cricket Report After an externally influenced 2019 Representative Cricket Season where only 1 fixture was played, the 2020 season was warmly welcomed with kind weather and keen opponents in CAS, GPS & ASC. The team bonded extremely well and developed a very strong spirit among themselves. It was a huge commitment to