Thea Henderson, a year 9 student from the college has had some impressive successes in Gymnastics.
Thea began gymnastics in February of last year and this year has been training more than 16 hours per week. In June she had her first major competition at Counties Manukau where she competed against 41 other girls from clubs as far afield as Tauranga and Whangarei. Thea won the uneven bars and was second on the floor. She won the bronze medal for overall points with the four disciplines including the beam and the vault. Her North Harbour team won the gold medal for overall team competition.
On Saturday 30 June she got the silver medal for overall individual points and her North Harbour team again won the team gold.
After the June competition results Thea was put up a level from Step 4 to Step 5 and competed on Saturday 21st July in Auckland against the major clubs north of Taupo as well as Christchurch. She won the overall gold medal against 39 competitors! She was also first on the Floor and Uneven Bars and 2nd on the Beam and Vault.