Friday, December 2, 2022
Mackay and Whitsunday Life
Image 1: Graduation Dux and Marist Sisters' Award - Jack Thatcher
Image 2: Year 11 Dux – Kaede Smyth
Image 3: Year 10 Dux – Demi Dennis and Lily Paul
Image 4: Year 9 Dux – Rory Franklin
Image 5: Year 8 Dux – Brayden Manttan
Image 6: Year 7 Dux – Sienna McEvoy
Holy Spirit College welcomed many special guests on Tuesday, November 15 as students were awarded for their efforts throughout the year at the College’s Speech Night and Presentation of Awards.
Students’ successes were celebrated and they were encouraged to continue to share their gifts and talents with the College and their local community.
The Graduation Dux is the highest academic honour that one can achieve at the time of Speech Night and is awarded to the student who achieves the highest overall Internal Assessment Results for the combination of their best 5 subjects that would qualify for the award of an ATAR.
Confirmed Internal Assessment results are available to the College at the time of Graduation for determination of the awarding of the Graduation Dux.
• Graduation Dux – Jack Thatcher
• Year 11 Dux – Kaede Smyth
• Year 10 Dux – Demi Dennis and Lily Paul
• Year 9 Dux – Rory Franklin
• Year 8 Dux – Brayden Manttan
• Year 7 Dux – Sienna McEvoy
• Marist Sisters’ Award (Year 12) – Jack Thatcher
• Don Brown Memorial Bursary (Year 12) – Hamish Donnollan
• Mary Moore Memorial Award (Year 10) – Mia Cundell
• Gifts of the Holy Spirit in memory of Bobette Hazell – Natalie Doyle
• Excellence in Studentship Award (Year 12) in memory of Mark Camilleri – Mitchell Penfold
• Vocational Education & Training Award (Year 12) in memory of Mark Cowley – Annica Gibbs
• The James Cook University Rising Star Scholarship – Rorie McKinnon
• Ampol Best All Rounder Award (Year 12) – Patrick Mattes
• Macrossan & Amiet Charitable Foundation Award (Year 11) – Jorja Jurczyluk
• Catholic Education Diocese of Rockhampton Aspire to Teach (Year 11) – Courtney Brooke
• Catholic Education Diocese of Rockhampton Award (Year 10) – Nicholas Doyle
• Catholic Education Diocese of Rockhampton Scholarship for an Indigenous Student (Year 9) –
• Lincoln Heffington
• Australian Defence Force Future Innovators Award (Years 10 and 12) – Eleena Joe and Emma White
• Australian Defence Force Long Tan Youth Leadership and Teamwork Awards(Years 10 and 12) – Hannah Benjamin and Harrison Turner
• The Dawson Medal for Outstanding Community Service – Rory Franklin
The following awardees were initially presented their awards at the Celebration of the Arts and Celebration of Sports Awards Evenings held recently.
• Excellence in The Arts – Kira Atherton
• Most Promising Junior Arts Student – Rory Franklin and Liam Hyde
• Junior Sportswoman of the Year – Kiara Johnson and Elizabeth Lee
• Junior Sportsman of the Year – Lucas Haack
• Senior Sportswoman of the Year – Taynah McMurtrie and Preetika Vella
• Senior Sportsman of the Year – Cameron Wonnocott