They cheered, they swam and they had fun taking part in the 2013 Monaro High School swimming carnival.
The whole school event was held at the Cooma Festival Swimming Pool on Tuesday.
The serious competitors gave it their all to achieve results that would see them progress to the Zone carnival. Others still had a swim or took part in the novelty events to earn points for their house. They were lead by their house captains
Paterson captains are Jamie Watkins and Oscar Schoon, vice Danni Venables and Zane Weston. Lawson captains Haylee Patton and Kalhem Jones, vice Courtney Moore, Laurence Redmond, Kelsey Oldrey and Josh McDonald. Kendall captains Jessica Innes and Cameron Johnson, vice Brianna Kerr and Thomas Crimmins. Gordon captains Shannon Fogarty and Eric Conley, vice Monica Berlot and Augustin Albertoni.