ImmerseMe Games – St Dominic’s College Ranked 2nd Internationally
On Wednesday 1 July, St Dominic’s College celebrated the remarkable achievements of a select group of Languages students who participated in the internationally recognised ImmerseMe Games and achieved a ranking of 2nd worldwide.
The ImmerseMe Games is one week of adrenaline-filled online language immersion for students in Australia, New Zealand and a number of international schools.
From Thursday 21st May – Thursday 28th May, our brilliant students competed in the international language learning competition which saw 47,500 students from 140 schools compete across 9 languages. This is three times the average number of athletes (14,000) who attend the Olympic Games.
St Dominic’s College held a special Assembly to honour these outstanding achievements.
- 1st in School Category
- 1st in Italian
- 2nd in Japanese
- 2nd overall 41,827 points
When it comes to student success, here are the amazing results.
- 11 students in the top 100 overall
- 20 students in the top 100 in Italian
- 19 students in the top 100 in Japanese
- 83% of students gained an award
- Lachlan Turner – 2nd in Italian, 10th overall
- Logan Wilson – 3rd in Italian, 15th overall
- Oliver Zakostelsky – 11th in Italian, 27th overall
- Jarryd Torrevillas – 4th in Japanese35th overall,
- Luke Micallef – 17th in Italian, 93rd overall
- Reece Whatman – 1st in Italian, 5th overall
- Callum Francica – 9th in Italian, 28th overall
- Andrew Nicotera – 12th in Italian, 64th overall
- Peter Najjar – 9th overall, 12th in Japanese, 4th in Chinese, 13th in Spanish, 4th in Greek
- Damien Doig – 3rd in Japanese, 33rd overall
- Finnian Kennedy – 8th in Japanese, 63rd overall
A very special thank you to Mrs Baluch and Ms Amore, who’s dedication and support of these young men played a pivotal role in such an outstanding achievement.