Grade 12 St Mary’s DSG learner, Maxine Hannan, is the high school’s SPAR Star of the Month.
Maxine was recently named the Best All-Round Sportswoman 2018 and was awarded the special Centenary Award 2018 at the high school’s annual awards evening.
The Centenary Award is presented to a young woman who has extended the legacy of the past by living out the school’s values of service, excellence and balance.
During the year, Maxine was exceptional. This extended from her role as Head of House to leading various sports teams. Maxine is a team player in the true meaning of the word. Her zest for life and loyalty to St Mary’s is contagious and, through the years, she has consistently used her gifts to the benefit of the St Mary’s family.
She also won the Best All-Round Sportswoman cup as she participated in numerous sports throughout her school career and represented St Mary’s at a high level. She represented the school in four sports this year; indoor and outdoor hockey, water polo and swimming and captained the 1st indoor and outdoor hockey teams, the 1st water polo team and was the swimming team’s vice-captain.
Maxine represented several KZN Hockey teams during her high school career and vice-captioned the U18A KZN team in 2018.
She also represented several KZN water polo teams and represented the SA U17B water polo team in 2017.
Maxine served all her teams with determination, commitment and enthusiasm. Her loyalty to and passion for her sport and her team members have brought great credit to her and St Mary’s. She truly is an asset in any team context and is valued for both her on and off-field contributions.
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