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NIST International School Falcons Athletics Leadership Council Members Wed 11 Oct 2017

Over the last two weeks interviews have been taking place with applicants from Years 10 - 13 for positions on the newly reformed Falcons Athletic Leadership Council. 

The Falcons Athletic Leadership Council will seek to enhance the NIST student-athlete experience by fostering a positive student image, expanding school and community public relations, sponsoring and participating in school and community service activities, improving communication, and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle by encouraging positive and spirited participation among students at our school. 

Over 20 students applied for the 15 vacant positions and for many, it was the first time they had experienced the job interview process. Every student interviewed well displaying their passions for sports and for increasing awareness for participation within our Falcons teams.

Upon completion of the interviews the following students were selected for the council.


Executive Board

  • Chair - Sherienne Koh

  • Vice Chair - Joshua Rapson

  • Secretary - Coty Chen

  • Treasurer - Sunshine Tanphiphat

  • Fundraising Coordinator - Petanque Peechapol

  • Communications Coordinator - Tanylle Ashenden

  • Spirit Coordinator - Catherine Blocker

  • Events Coordinator - Sam Atherton

  • Community Liaison Officer - Minseung Kang

  • Sports Teams Representative - Khen Scott - Kemmis

  • Director of Athletics & Activities - Simon Herbert
  • NIPTA Sports Representative for Secondary School - Shannon Blocker
  • Coach Representative - Chantel Marson


Sub Committee

  • Social Media Coordinator - Chie Kamayama
  • Communications Assistant (2 positions) - Aanya Oswal - Monteiro & Jackie Thai
  • Assistant Journalists (2 positions) - Jasmine Tantituvanont & Hannah Kim

The council is excited to get to work on a number of exciting initiatives and has its first meeting next week to get the ball rolling.


Simon Herbert

Director of Athletics & Activities