MEDAL WINNERS: Kandisha King and Brandon Harrington show the medals they won at the State championships in Sydney
MEDAL WINNERS: Kandisha King and Brandon Harrington show the medals they won at the State championships in Sydney

Lismore High students qualify for State titles

LISMORE High School is boasting three Athletes With Disability (AWD) who have qualified for NSW All Schools Athletics.

Eight AWDs from the school qualified for the State championships at Sydney Olympic Park.

“That was unbelievable, having that number from one school,” Richmond Zone manager Nathan Chadderton said. “From that group, Brandon Harrington and Jacob and Kandisha King now advance to the All Schools.

“Because of these three, the feeling throughout the special ed unit is one of enthusiasm.

“The students have seen the medals and now everyone here is keyed up to do well in other sporting events as well and, as I said before, there has been a positive impact on the whole school.

“I'm delighted with the results; it's an outstanding achievement. They all supported each other last week and I feel that help as well.”

Kandisha won the discus, Brandon came second in the javelin and Jacob finished third in the 200m.

All Schools will be held at Sydney Olympic Park in November.



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