"Champion Girl Athlete" Trophy awarded to Shirley Strickland in 1939, at the age of 14, by the staff of Northam High School. Silver coloured cup on a brown plastic base with decorative handles on either side. The cup is round, with a bulbous section near the rim which is engraved with "N.H.S. / Staff Cup / 1939". The bowl underneath is engraved with "Champion Girl Athlete / SHIRLEY STRICKLAND". It then narrows to a thin stem before flaring again to a round base, which sits atop a bakelite base with raised decoration.
H: 244 W: 196 D: 123mm (H: 9 5/8 W: 7 11/16 D: 4 13/16")
Shirley Strickland; 18 Jul 1925; 16 Feb 2004
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.