Junior Prizegiving

Year 9 Trophy Winners

Prize Giving was the final event of the year. Additional official photos from the evening can be found here. The following students were acknowledged during the evening:

Overall Academic Achievement – Year 9

Simon McSweeney-Harte

1st Social Studies, 1st= French, 1st= Music, 2nd= English, 2nd= German; Academic Excellence in Health & Physical Education, Mathematics, Science and Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, French, German, Health & Physical Education, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies, Technology. Simon was the winner of the Social Studies cup.

Overall Academic Achievement – Runner Up Year 9

Stella Lu

1st Mathematics, 1st Science, 1st= Financial Literacy, 1st= Music; Academic Excellence in Art, Drama; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, Financial Literacy, French, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies, Technology. Stella received the Arts Cup – (Overall achievement across all spectrums of art), Business Studies Cup, Mathematics Cup, and the Science Cup. She also was acknowledged for ICAS Computer Skills – Distinction; Australian Mathematics Competition – Distinction; Contributions to Gifted and Talented Programme – Philosophy Club, Creative Writing, Psychology Group, Chess Club.

College Association Trophy

Awarded to the best all-round student in Year 9 achieving a high standard in both their academic studies and in their sporting and cultural activities

Nikaiah Basabas

2nd= English; Academic Excellence in Drama, French, Health & Physical Education; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, Financial Literacy, French, Health & Physical Education, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies. Participated in ICAS English, Junior Mathematics Competition, Poetry Writing Workshop,  Children’s Book Awards Festival. Nikaiah was a Wizard of Oz Cast Member, a Year 9 Blog Contributor, 40 Hour Famine Participant, and a Form, Year Level and Junior School Council Representative.

Other Cup Winners

Jessie Mok

1st= French, 1st= Financial Literacy, Academic Excellence in Art, Social Studies; Personal Excellence in  Art, Drama, English, French, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies. Jessie received the Business Studies Cup.

Melissa Chu-Fong

1st English, Art, Mathematics; Academic Excellence in Science, Social Studies, Technology; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, French, German, Mathematics, Technology, Science, Social Studies. Melissa received the English cup.

Oscar Harris

1st Health & Physical Education; Personal Excellence in  Drama, Health & Physical Education. Oscar received the Health and Physical Education Cup.

Clarice Du Toit

1st= Year 10 French; Academic Excellence in  German, Technology; Personal Excellence in Drama, English, French, German, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies, Technology. Clarice received the Languages Cup.

Academic Excellence

Zachary Allen: Academic Excellence in  Health & Physical Education; Personal Excellence in  Drama, German, Health & Physical Education, Music

Meg Burgess: Academic Excellence in Drama, Science; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, German, Science, Social Studies

Paige Cooke: 2nd= Japanese; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, Japanese, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies.

Emily Dunstan: Academic Excellence in English; Personal Excellence in Art, English, French, Japanese, Music, Social Studies.

K’Shana Fa’amasino: Academic Excellence in  Technology; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, German, Health & Physical Education, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies, Technology.

Danica Fontein: 1st German, 2nd Science, 2nd=; Academic Excellence in Art, Drama, English, Mathematics; Personal Excellence in  Art, Drama, English, German, Music, Science, Social Studies, Technology.

Calum Gibling: Academic Excellence in Drama; Personal Excellence in Drama, German.

Marcus Gibson: Academic Excellence in Drama; Personal Excellence in Drama, Science, Technology.

Hunter Giltrap: 1st= Music; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, German, Mathematics, Music, Social Studies, Science, Technology.

Yasmine Gocht: 2nd= German; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, German, Mathematics, Music.

Pranav Gohil: Academic Excellence in Mathematics, Science; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, German, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies

Fathimah Idris: Academic Excellence in Art, Social Studies, Technology; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, Financial Literacy, Health & Physical Education, Japanese, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies, Technology.

Hadlee Jackson; Academic Excellence in Health & Physical Education; Personal Excellence in Health & Physical Education.

Donna Joseph: Academic Excellence in Drama, English; Personal Excellence in Drama, English, French, Science, Social Studies.

Islam Khaled-Abbas: 3rd Science, 3rd Social Studies, 3rd= Financial Literacy; Academic Excellence in Art, Health & Physical Education, Mathematics; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, French, Health & Physical Education, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies.

Mitchell Laws: Academic Excellence in Drama; Personal Excellence in Drama, Science, Te Reo Maori.

Georgia Lester: Academic Excellence in Art; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, Financial Literacy, French, Technology.

Shaun Liew: 1st Japanese; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, Japanese, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies.

Simon Little: Academic Excellence in Drama, Social Studies; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, Financial Literacy, Health & Physical Education, Japanese, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies, Technology.

Daphne Martinez: 2nd Health & Physical Education; Academic Excellence in Drama, English, Technology; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, Financial Literacy, Health & Physical Education, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies, Technology.

Trinity McIntosh: Academic Excellence in Health & Physical Education; Personal Excellence in Drama.

Tiana Moon: Academic Excellence in Art; Personal Excellence in Art, French, Health & Physical Education, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies, Technology, Te Reo Maori.

Benjamin Murdoch: 2nd Social Studies; Academic Excellence in Science; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, French, German, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies

Tharushi Nanayakkara: Academic Excellence in Art; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, French, Health & Physical Education Japanese, Music, Science, Social Studies, Technology.

Jennifer Nash: Academic Excellence in Drama, Science; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, French, Music, Science, Social Studies

Ella Nguon: 3rd French; Personal Excellence in Art, Music, Drama, English, French, German, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Technology.

Casey Norman: Academic Excellence in Art; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, Financial Literacy, Japanese, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies, Technology

Stefanija Palea’ae: 3rd= Financial Literacy; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, Financial Literacy, Health & Physical Education, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies.

Michael Plim: Academic Excellence in Financial Literacy; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, Financial Literacy, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies

Amelia Powdrell: Academic Excellence in Drama, Music; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, French, English, Health & Physical Education, Music, Science, Technology

Shanlon Robertson: 2nd= Japanese; Personal Excellence in Drama, French, Music

Clarydel Sevilla: Academic Excellence in Science; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, ESOL, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies, Technology

Renee Simanu: Academic Excellence in French; Personal Excellence in Art, Music, Drama, English, French, Health & Physical Education, Mathematics, Science.

Yash Veer Singh: 3rd Mathematics; Personal Excellence in Drama, English, Financial Literacy, French, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies, Technology.

Tiarne Southon: 1st Te Reo Maori; Academic Excellence in Mathematics; Personal Excellence in Art, Mathematics, Music, Social Studies, Technology, Te Reo Maori

Rebekah Tiongson: Academic Excellence in Financial Literacy, Music, Social Studies; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, Financial Literacy, French, Health & Physical Education, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies, Technology.

Rachael Wilson: 2nd Mathematics; Academic Excellence in Health & Physical Education, Music, Science, Social Studies; Personal Excellence in Art, Drama, English, Financial Literacy, Health & Physical Education, Japanese, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies.

Bridge Building Competition

Casey Norman, Haydon Smith and Lochlan Young were Regional Winners.

Year Nine – End of Year Assembly

Previous to Junior Prize giving a Formal Assembly was held to acknowledge Personal Excellence and Service Awards. The following students were acknowledged:

Creative Writing Interhouse Competition
2nd Donna Joseph
3rd Tyler Cruse Presentation

University of Otago Junior Mathematics Competition
Rebekah Warwick – Merit

Services to the Community (Shave for a Cure)
Emily Villanueva

Services to Sound and Lighting and School Assemblies
Jordan Borchowsky
Angus Mawby

Services to Komiti Maori
Karson Paratene
Rangiwaitatao Samson

Services to School Council – Year 9 House Representative
Oscar Harris – Matai
Louisa Naftel – Matai
Donna Joseph – Rimu
Robert Me’afo’ou – Rimu
Audrey Martinez – Totara

Services to School Publicity
Zara Dunlop-Storey
Georgia Lester
Grace Prior
Rebekah Tiongson

Services to School Council – Form Level Representative
Emanuel Gorges
Renee Hargreaves
Brooklyn Leota
Stella Lu
Benjamin Murdoch
Tharushi Nanayakkara
Casey Norman
Renee Pearce
Caleb Sawers-McClintock
Joshua Steele
Lochlan Young

Services to Junior School Council
K’Shana Fa’amasino
Joshua Kim
Dylan Jones
Dominic Martindale
Sturgis Ngatai
Connor Patterson

Services to School Council, Y9 House Rep & Junior School Council
Daphne Martinez – Kowhai

Services to School Council, Form & Year Level Representative & Junior School Council
Calum Gibling

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