Congratulations to our Class Act recipients, Grant McNaughton and Katharine Woolrych.
The awards, celebrating Excellence and outstanding achievements were presented to both students by the Prime Minister, John Key, in August.
Katharine's achievements include NCEA Level 1 and 2 with Excellence, being an Academic Prefect, having leadership roles in the 40 Hour Famine Group, Amnesty International, Charities Club, winning the National Council of Women Essay competition, representing NZ at the International Youth Science Forum in Canberra, Junior Dux, Sports Council and a number of Blues Awards including the John Letts top Blues Award for Outstanding Performance in Community Activities.
Grant's achievements include NCEA Level 1 and 2 with Excellence, Deputy Head Boy, Academic Prefect, NZQA Scholarship in Biology, Eureka National Science Symposium, Eureka Treasury Scholarship, Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka Awards programme member, NZ Biology Olympiad medalist, London Youth Science Forum, 1st Otago Science Fair, 1st Otago Southland Debating competition and Otago Debating rep, Otago Race Unity Speech winner, Charity Youth Fund Dunedin Chairman, Otago Youth Council member. He also received a number of Blues Awards including the John Letts top Blues award for Outstanding achievement in Academic results.
Hospitality teacher, Heather Brown and her capable team of Hospitality students catered for the event and received very complimentary feedback about their food and service.