This is a overview of the awards handed out to the Year 10s at Junior Prizegiving this year. Congratulations to all of those who were acknowledged that night. Note that most subject award 1st, 2nd, 3rd where appropriate, and for bigger subjects (like core subjects English and Maths etc) Academic Excellence is also awarded to the top 10 or so students.
Overall Academic Achievement – 1st in Y10:
This was shared between Stella Lu, Simon McSweeney-Harte, and Rachael Wilson.
1st Art, 1st= Digital Technologies, 1st= Graphics, 1st Level 1 Music, Academic Excellence NCEA Level 1 Mathematics. She also receives the Arts Cup – Overall achievement across all spectrums of art, the Technology Cup, the Junior Gifted and Talented Education Trophy, the Joint Nulake Cup – for achievement and participation in mathematical pursuits – and received a Disctinction in the Australian Mathematics Competition.
1st Social Studies, 2nd= German, 3rd NCEA Level 1 French, Academic Excellence Mathematics and NCEA Level 1 English. He receives the Social Studies Cup.
1st= English, 1st Hard Materials Technology, 1st Mathematics, 3rd= Graphics, Academic Excellence Health and Physical Education. She is the joint recipient of the English Cup and the outright winner of the Mathematics Cup.
Overall Academic Achievement – Runner Up:
1st Soft Materials Technology, 2nd= Science, 3rd Music, Academic Excellence Business Technology, English and Mathematics
Subject Cup Winners
Clarice du Toit
1st NCEA Level 1 French, 2nd= German, Academic Excellence Business Technology and Science. Winner of the Languages Cup
1st= English, 1st German, 2nd= Art, Academic Excellence Drama. Joint winner of the English Cup.
1st= Business Technology, Academic Excellence English, Health and Physical Education. Joint winner of the Business Technology Cup.
1st= Business Technology, Academic Excellence English and Social Studies. Joint winner of the Business Technology Cup.
1st= Business Technology, 2nd Japanese, 2nd Mathematics. Joint winner of the Business Technology Cup.
1st= Health and Physical Education, Academic Excellence Social Studies. Winner of the PE Cup.
1st Science. Winner of the Science Cup.
Maori and Pasifika Awards
The Mana Pasifika Award and the Mauri Tū Tewha Tewha Award are awarded to the Junior Pasifika student and the Junior Maori student who have achieved the highest levels of Personal Excellence in both their academic studies and in their involvement in the wider life of the College.
The Mana Pasifika Award – K’Shana Fa’amasino
1st= Food Technology. K’Shana took part in the 40 Hour Famine, is a member of the Girl’s Barbershop Group, is a member of the Junior Debating Team, performed in the One Act Play Festival, is a Form Class Representative on the School Council and represented Year 10 on the Komiti Pasifika. The award is presented as a piece of Samoan Tapa cloth and has at its centre the leaf of a Breadfruit tree –which matures into a beautiful, majestic and fruitful tree.
Mauri Tú Tewha Tewha Award – Chantel Gates
Academic Excellence Digital Technologies. Chantel participated in the 40 Hour Famine, was a House Representative on the School Council and performed in Spamalot. The awar is presented as a Tewha Tewha which has a carved shaft with a Greenstone blade. Our understanding is that these axes had many uses including crafting of canoes and tending vegetable gardens.
Robert’s Family Trophy – awarded for Service in the Junior School to Dylan Jones and Daphne Martinez. Both have been Form Representatives on the School Council and also represented Year 10 on the School Council and as members of the Junior Executive.
Academic Excellence Drama and Science
1st= Health and Physical Education, Academic Excellence Drama, English and Science. Joint winner of the PE Cup.
|Connor||Blackburn||Academic Excellence Drama|
|Jordan||Borchowsky||2nd Social Studies|
|Meg||Burgess||Academic Excellence Drama|
|Melissa||Chu-Fong||1st= Graphics, Academic Excellence Science and Social Studies|
|Emmerson||Curd||Academic Excellence Science|
|Matthew||Dods||Academic Excellence Business Technology|
|Paris||Doran-Ward||Academic Excellence Health and Physical Education|
|Charlotte||Earle||Academic Excellence Health and Physical Education|
|Jan||Galera||1st= Food Technology, Academic Excellence Digital Technologies|
|Charlotte||Gill||Academic Excellence Food Technology|
|Thomas||Horton||Academic Excellence Social Studies|
|Neve||Hunt||3rd Hard Materials Technology, Academic Excellence Food Technology|
|Lateefah||Idris||2nd Soft Materials Technology|
|Donna||Joseph||Academic Excellence English|
|Simon||Little||1st= Digital Technologies, 3rd= Health and Physical Education, Academic Excellence Art and Drama|
|Zac||Milne||1st Japanese, 3rd Mathematics|
|Jessie||Mok||Academic Excellence Art, Digital Technologies, English, Food Technology and Social Studies|
|Benjamin||Murdoch||3rd= English, 3rd= Health and Physical Education, Academic Excellence Social Studies|
|Simon||Murray-Brown||2nd Hard Materials Technology, Academic Excellence Digital Technologies|
|Tharushi||Nanayakkara||Academic Excellence Business Technology|
|Casey||Norman||Academic Excellence Mathematics, Science and Social Studies|
|Eugenio||Perez||Academic Excellence Health and Physical Education|
|Rangiwaitatao||Samson||1st Te Reo Maori|
|Renee||Simanu||Academic Excellence Food Technology|
|Haydon||Smith||Academic Excellence Health and Physical Education, and Mathematics|
|Rebekah||Tiongson||1st French, 1st Music|
|Unmesh||Vanka||Academic Excellence Mathematics and Science|
|Emily||Villanueva||3rd Social Studies|
|Rebekah||Warwick||Academic Excellence Mathematics and Science|