18 | Hibiscusmatters 15 December 2010
College award ceremonies Hard work takes top students’ Wentworth College and Kingsway School held their end of year prizegiving ceremonies on December 7, celebrating the achievements of top students in all fields of endeavour. Wentworth principal Bruce Tong said Chelsea Pratt; Int. Sportsman’s Cup, in his address that the school’s move Harry Charles; Snr Sportswoman’s to Cambridge Exams was complex but Cup, Jazmin Hopper; Snr Sportsman’s successful. He farewelled Wentworth’s Cup, Gideon van Zyl. Head of Primary, Lynda Knight de Kingsway School achievements Blois, who has been appointed to the Academic: Snr Biology Award, Education Review Office. Elizabeth McGlashan; Mark Olivier Wentworth College achievements Commerce Award, Luke Becker; Academic: Principal’s Cup for Most Snr History Cup, Hayley Morrison; Outstanding Jnr Student, Ida de Snr Languages Cup, Jack Davies; Smet; Y11 Cup for Academic and Snr Literary Award, Eden Wood; Co-curricular Endeavour, Chelsea Snr Maths Cup, Shao Hao Chang; Pratt; The Auld Cup for Academic Grayson Jnr Science Cup, Keumin Excellence in Year 12, Cullen Wooller; Lee; Ferrar Snr Science Cup, Victoria Trust Board Cup for Services to Irons; The Bryce Shield for Excellence Wentworth, Julia Tillett; Founder’s in Snr Technology, Isaac Bain; Jnr College Technology Cup, Tegan Cup for the Most Outstanding Snr Mincham; Millenium Cup for Top Student, Victoria Bell; Proxime Year 12, Victoria Irons; Josiah Cup, Accessit, Gideon van Zyl. Janelle Beauchamp; Kingsway Cup, Cultural: Jnr Music Cup, Lauren Elizabeth McGlashan; Diligence Cup, Wright; Snr Music Cup, Ashlin Hayley Morrison; Principal’s Cup, Hannon; Freeman Cup for the Most Jonathan Wilkins; Utting Student Promising Musician, Oliver Down; Leadership Cup, Jenna-Leanne Foat; Year 12 Dramatic Presentation Proxime Accessit, Jack Davies Cup, Cameron Beach; Comedy and Cultural: Joanne Burnard Jnr Art Tragedy Cup, Ashlin Hannon; Mary Cup, Christina Swart; Snr Art Cup, Cavanagh Cup for Service to Drama, Jenna-Leanne Foat; Creative Art Danny Goodwin; Student Art Award Award, Brooklyn Smith; Snr Drama for Best Overall Standard, Katie Hay; Award, Rebecca Argar; Jnr College Year 13 Speech Cup, Jak Charles & Music Cup, Christiaan Swanepoel; Dion Morley; Senior Debating Cup, Senior College Music Cup, Elizabeth Cullen Wooller. McGlashan; Performing Arts Award, Sports: Jnr Sportswoman’s Cup, Ida De Joshua Coombridge Smet; Jnr Sportsman’s Cup, Mitchell Kingsway’s sports awards were not Grant; Int. Sportswoman’s Cup, available as HM went to print.
studies up to the next level Hayley Morrison – Dedication, determination and hard work were rewarded when Hayley Morrison won the Dux award at Kingsway School. Hayley was not only the school’s top student in Biblical Studies, Chemistry, Economics, English and History, but she also achieved a high distinction in Statistics and Mathematics Modelling. Hayley was awarded a Kingsway Scholars’ Award and also won the Senior History Cup and the Diligence Cup. Outside the classroom, she represented her peers, serving as a Year 13 representative on the Student Council. Next year Hayley will commence a conjoint BA/BCom degree at Massey University, which will be made easier by a bursary from the ASB Bank and a Massey University High Achievers’ Award, which included a $3000 grant. Louisa Mann – Wentworth College’s Dux Louisa Mann is hoping to fight crime after fighting off tough competition to win the top academic trophy. The 18-year-old from Army Bay hopes to join the NZ Police Force. She has already undergone some rigorous tests and is waiting to hear if she has got through to the next round in the selection process. Louisa was awarded the Dux in recognition of her academic excellence after she achieved 344 credits at Excellence and Merit levels for NCEA Level 3. She took out top awards in Chemistry, Physics and Biology and was runner
up in Mathematics with Calculus and Mathematics with Statistics. Her award comes just two years after her brother, Felix, was awarded the Wentworth College Dux trophy. Louisa takes part in a number of sports to a high level. She is a keen runner and has also taken part in shooting, fencing, swimming and the pentathlon.
Top, Kingsway Dux Hayley Morrison with Proximae Accessit Jack Davies. Above, Louisa Mann is congratulated by Wentworth principal Bruce Tong.
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