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Year 12 student Lily Moffat represents QLD in National Baseball Championships 12 student Lily Moffat represents QLD in National Baseball Championships<p style="text-align:center;">​<img src="/news-and-events/PublishingImages/Pages/lilymoffatbaseball/LilyMoffat2.jpg" alt="LilyMoffat2.jpg" class="ms-rteImage-2" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p><p style="text-align:center;">Congratulations to Year 12 student Lily Moffat, who represented Queensland in the Open's Women National Baseball Championships held in Canberra over the April school holidays. <br></p><p style="text-align:center;">Mt Maria College Sport Program Leader, Mr Lucas Gill, said, "what an amazing achievement for Lily,"<br></p><p style="text-align:center;">"The whole College is tremendously proud of her efforts."<br></p><p style="text-align:center;">Well done Lily!<br></p><p><br></p>
Mt Maria Songbirds Ashlin and Grace Ready to Sing for Europe Maria Songbirds Ashlin and Grace Ready to Sing for Europe<p style="text-align:center;">​​<img src="/news-and-events/PublishingImages/Pages/songbirdsashlingrace/IMG-7406.JPG" alt="IMG-7406.JPG" class="ms-rteImage-2" style="margin:5px;width:100%;height:374px;max-width:500px;" /><br></p><p>Mt Maria College students Ashlin Cork and Grace Elliott are excitedly preparing to travel to Villers-Bretonneux, France for Anzac Day 2019.</p><p>Ashlin and Grace will travel to France with the Voices of Birralee on April 5<sup>th</sup> as part of Voices of Birralee's five-year commitment to the Department of Veterans' Affair (DVA).</p><p>Surrounding this commitment, the girls and 70 other choristers will venture across Europe and perform in Croatia, Austria, France and Italy. </p><p>While Ashlin is too young to sing as part of the televised Anzac Day service in Villers-Bretonneux with Grace, she will join the choir as they perform at the Lighting of the Flame at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris and will perform at the 'We are singing Adriatic Festival' in Opatija, Croatia and at a Mayoral Civic Reception in Graz, Austria.<br></p><p>Ashlin joined Birralee Singers in 2017 and progressed to the Voices of Birralee last year. She is overjoyed at the opportunity to sing with the choir in Europe.<br></p><p>“I am really excited to represent not only Australia, but my school and the local community, on the international stage," Ashlin said.</p><p>“It means the world to me to be selected for this amazing event."</p><p>Principal of Mt Maria College, Mr.​ Glenn McConville said of the tour; “Mt Maria College is very proud of both Ashlin and Grace on their fantastic achievement – all of their hard work and preparation has resulted in this once of a lifetime tour."  <br></p><p><br></p>
Year 12 student Makenzie Weale wins Rugby 7's Tournament in Hong Kong 12 student Makenzie Weale wins Rugby 7's Tournament in Hong Kong <p style="text-align:center;">​​​​<img src="/news-and-events/PublishingImages/Pages/makenziewealehongkong/55509762_1807697739335520_2610933743342321664_o.jpg" alt="55509762_1807697739335520_2610933743342321664_o.jpg" class="ms-rteImage-2" style="margin:5px;width:100%;height:333px;max-width:500px;" /><br></p><p style="text-align:center;">Mt Maria Year 12 student and 2019 Sport Leader, Makenzie Weale, recently traveled with Tribe 7's Rugby to Hong Kong  to compete at the All Girls International Rugby Sevens tournament. The team were undefeated throughout the competition and won the tournament. <br></p><p style="text-align:center;">Lucas Gill, Sports Program Leader at Mt Maria said that the entire College community was enormously proud of Makenzie.</p><p style="text-align:center;">"Makenzie works incredibly hard, she should be very proud of her awesome effort," said Mr Gill.<br></p><p style="text-align:center;">Congratulations Makenzie!<br></p><p><br><br></p>
Connor Duggan Competes in Australian Athletics Championships Duggan Competes in Australian Athletics Championships<p style="text-align:center;">​​<img src="/news-and-events/PublishingImages/Pages/connorduggan/IMG_3855.JPG" alt="IMG_3855.JPG" class="ms-rteImage-2" style="margin:5px;width:500px;height:375px;" /><br></p><p style="text-align:left;">Congratulations to Year 10 student Connor Duggan, who has just returned from competing in the Australian Athletics Championships in Tasmania. <br></p><p style="text-align:left;">Connor competed in the Under 16 Mens Heptathlon, which comprises of 7 events.​ </p><p style="text-align:left;">Connor managed to achieve 4 out of 7 personal bests at the Championships, the most impressive of which was his high jump of 1:99 metres. </p><p style="text-align:left;">Mt Maria Sport Program Leader, Mr Lucas Gill, said that the whole College commmunity is proud of Connor.</p><p style="text-align:left;">"Connor's efforts are outstanding and a true reflection on his persistence and hard work," Mr Gill said.</p><p style="text-align:left;">"Mt Maria congratulates him on this awesome achievement," finished Mr Gill. <br><br></p><p><br></p>