A number of girls at VGHS do
a sport not offered by the school.
Non-school sports in which girls
participate at the moment include:
Congratulations to Melissa Amos and
her horse King's Highway have recently been placed
8th Nationally at the 2017 SASJ National Jumping
Competition - Junior 90.
She also competed for the first time at the
1m level at the Valentines Show, where she was
placed 2nd. Melissa Amos and King's
Highway achieved the following in the 4 classes in
which they competed at the SANESA Qualifier in May:
1st - 90cm
2nd - 1m Show
2nd - 1m Show
Jumping A2 Speed
Settlers Show held 18-21 May VG was represented by
Emilly van der Merwe and
Melissa Amos, both of who were awarded a
range of rosettes and positions.
Emilly and her horse, Eli Lilly, representing VGHS at
the most recent SANESA (Schools League horse riding
event) Regional Finals. From here the girls
stand a chance of being chosen to represent their
Province at the Nationals held during October of every
Emilly and Lilly achieved two first places (Equitation
and Performance Riding) as well as a second place in
the Ideal Time Jumping event (being placed in 3 out of
4 events) at the most recent SANESA show, held over
the last weekend of July 2017.
Emilly van der Merwe
Melissa Amos and King's Highway
selected to represent Eastern Province at the SANESA
National Competition in Gauteng in Show Jumping,
Equitation and Working Hunter, all at a height of 1m.
Melissa is the only rider from Eastern Province chosen
to represent the Province in Equitation – what a
Chloe Vogel, Thembi Kuhlane and Kayle
A number of VG girls have been participating in SEKO
Karate Champs and have achieved great placings.
During assembly the trio performed their
group kata for which they received gold awards at
Kayle Olivier and
Thembi Kuhlane have also been selected to
travel to Scotland in May 2018.
Good luck with all your preparations!
Erin Bradley has performed extremely
well over the year and has won a number of medals.
She also set a new record distance for South
African National Archery and was selected for the EP