The Thistle - An E-Newsletter of Scotch College, Perth, Western Australia

Boys' Achievements

Benjamin Scott (Year 10 Ross) and Heath Muller (Year 10 Ross)  competed in the semi-final of the British Parliamentary Debating Competition where they placed in the top two teams and will now progress to the Grand Final at Murdoch University. 

Sam Wake (Year 11 Brisbane)  and  Lachlan Norcott (Year 11 Anderson)  competed in the State Final of the UN Evatt Competition. They received a Highly Commended prize and were one of four teams chosen to compete in the National UN Evatt Competition in Brisbane in November.

Ashley Edgar (Year 11 Brisbane)and Lewis Miller (Year 12 Anderson) have been asked to publish their poems, 'Imbibe with Me for my Child Sees' and 'Sunset' in Primo Lux, in the annual Western Australian Anthology of School Students Poetry.

Andrew Walker (Year 8 James), Ben Waddell (Year 9 Stuart), Thomas (Tom) Westcott (Year 10 Shearer)  and  Sam Wake (Year 11 Brisbane)  competed in the 2019 Perth Philosothon on Wednesday evening and placed first in the competition for the  third year in a row . Individual honours also went to  Thomas (Tom) Westcott  who won Best Philosopher for his age group. Scotch College also competed in the recent Australasian Philosothon, in which  Thomas (Tom) Westcott  received the Most Promising Philosopher award.

Alex Chew(Year 11 Brisbane) represented Western Australia at the Under 17 National Cricket Championships in Queensland during the holidays. Alex played in all six games and contributed to Western Australia defeating NSW Metro in the final by one run and being crowned National Champions.

Please click here to read further detail regarding boys who have received the following awards:

ADF Long Tan Leadership Award

Australian National Chemistry Quiz

University of New South Wales Science Competition

PSA Inter-School Athletics Records

Scotch College Athletics Aged Champions for 2019

Academic Colours








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Joshua (Josh)



St Andrews

To review the Spring Honours for 2019, please click here.

To review the Certificates I, II and IV awarded to boys, please click here.

To review the Colours, please click here.

To read the 2019 Leadership Positions, please click here.