On Australia Day, Year 12 Prince of Peace student and College Captain Sam Short was awarded the Dickson Young Sportsperson of the Year Award from the Honourable Peter Dutton. For many high-level athletes such as Sam, 2020 was a very frustrating year with cancelled competitions and under-utilised training, so it was wonderful for Sam to be recognised in our wider community for his resilience, determination, leadership and skill. He has a busy training and competition schedule in the pool for 2021, and we wish him well as he pursues his hopes and dreams, which include participation in an upcoming invitational National Distance Event to prepare for the Olympic trials.