Wed, June 3, 2020
For the third year running, Sheldon College has once again been named Education Perfect’s Top Language School in Queensland at the Annual Education Perfect Language Championships. 

Between May 14 – May 21, students in Years 5 – 12 put their Chinese Language skills to the test, devoting nearly 500 combined hours to answer more than 268,000 language related questions, which later secured the College’s top spot for the third time. 

Faculty of English and Languages – Chinese Teacher, Miss Clara Liu was delighted with the evident success achieved by her language students. 

“This year, I have seen the greatest participation from students, especially from students in Years 5 and 6,” she stated. 

“I was blown away by the student’s dedication towards their Chinese learning and was deeply impressed by their ability to adapt to online learning for their Chinese studies during COVID-19."

The 34 following students earned themselves a certificate through their participation in the competition: 

 Maddison Sturgess – Emerald 
 Samantha Seager – Emerald
 Amy Morante – Emerald
 Summer Peupelmann – Emerald
 Conor McCreath – Gold
 Alexander Smith – Gold
 Lucas Ross – Gold
 Samantha Aurisch – silver
 William Jones – Bronze
 Kejun Dong – Bronze
 Chloe Pudney – Bronze
 Ashley Edgar – Bronze
 Oliver Moon – Bronze
 Callum Prowse – Bronze
 Tristan Bartholomew - Bronze
 Molly O’Donovan - Credit
 Maiya Patel - Credit
 Paige Mauer – Credit
 Adrian Lau - Credit
 Jacob Telford - Credit
 Jo Chang - Credit
 Zoe Lee - Credit
 Pradyun Nayakineni - Credit
 Noah Telford – Credit
 Harper Guy - Credit
 Frankie Allen - Credit
 Angela Seager - Credit
 Isla McCreath - Credit
 Maxwell Richards – credit
 Max Olufson - Credit
 Arya Iyer - Credit
 Cooper James - Credit
 Yi-Jun Yang - Credit
 Katerina Dugdale - Credit 

Overall, the College placed 5th in Australia out of 885 participating schools and 1st in Queensland out of 197 schools. Sheldon College is extremely proud of the high level of commitment that so many of the students show in relation to their Chinese Language Studies. The hard work and dedication has certainly paid off.