On Monday 22nd October, the Hallam Senior College held its annual Sports Awards Night.

Students and Staff were joined by representatives of various sporting bodies and celebrated what has been another outstanding year for the program and Hallam Senior College.

Guest speaker, Chris Anstey*, opened the night with some insight into seizing opportunities and what it takes to be successful in a sporting environment, and more importantly how those attributes can be transfered into other areas of life.

*Chris is a former Australian professional basketball player and the head coach of the Melbourne Tigers. His playing career included stints in the NBA, Russia and Spain)

Congratulations to the students who received the following sporting accolades for 2012.

Sportsperson of the Year Award
For Commitment & Performance (Male & Female)
Simon Reed & Chloe McMillan 

Best & Fairest Awards

Touch Football
Touch Football Perpetual Plate – Male: Pride Petterson-Robati
The ‘ Ali Tuai Perpetual Plate’ – Female: Chloe McMillan

Football (Soccer)
Male Footballer of the Year: Sajad MohammadiFemale Footballer of the Year: Cindy Lopez
Coaches Awards – Senior Boys: Elias Salimi
Coaches Awards – Senior Girls: Chelsie Selleck
Coaches Awards – Intermediate Boys: Nathan Mackie

Rugby League
The ‘Melbourne Storm Development’ Cup – Best and Fairest: Francis Tualau
The ‘Victorian Rugby League Cup’ Best and Fairest – Intermediate Male: Simon Brittain-Snowden
Coaches Award – Senior: Samuela Rasake
Coaches Award – Intermediate: Robert Aratangi

Cricketer of the Year – Male: Clayton McCartney
Cricketer of the Year – Female: Rachael Hunt

Dandenong Rangers Trophy for Best and Fairest – Male: Simon Reed
Dandenong Rangers Trophy for Best and Fairest – Female: Samara Griffiths
Hallam Senior College Development Cup for Best and Fairest – Intermediate Male: Sheldon Tyler
Coaches Award – Senior Boys: Joel Binzer
Coaches Award – Senior Girls: Ashleigh Tansey

Australian Rules Football
The ‘Darren Flanigan’ Cup for Best and Fairest – Male: Matthew Rennie
Best and Fairest – Female: Ellie Blackburn
The ‘Tom Gillies Award’ for Best and Fairest – Intermediate Male: Troy Toussaint
Coaches Awards – Senior Boys: Luke O’Brien
Coaches Awards – Senior Girls: Shannon McGregor
Coaches Awards – Intermediate Boys: Chris Pitsos