Press Release:- Hundreds of staff, students, parents and supporters who assembled at the Mindoo Phillip Park on Feb. 11, were rewarded with a thrilling 1.90 metre personal best and gold medal high jump clearance by Adagio Greene of Thomas House to mark the return of the SALCC Inter House Competition.
With the student categories now mimicking the Under 18 and 18 Plus Inter Schools Format, quite a number of young national athletes were on display in a very competitive and exciting afternoon of track events, high jump and the ever popular cheer leading competition.
At the end of the day Lewis House emerged track and field champions amassing 446 points, with defending champions Thomas House in second with 367 points, Francois third with 304 points and Walcott fourth with 248 points.
Adjustments in the judging criteria some five years ago are certainly reaping rewards as the much anticipated cheerleading competition reflected a greater degree of gymnastic prowess and athleticism.
The Thomas House choreography and precision received first place recognition from the judges with a total of 397 points. A very crowd pleasing and creative performance attained a 376 point second place for Walcott House while Lewis and Francois were third and fourth respectfully with 313 and 308 points.
The track and field season continues on March 1 with the staging of the road race, field events and the victor and victrix awards at the Morne Campus.