Blue Mountain College, Tapanui, held its prizegiving on
December 14. The prize list is. -
Form 9 HV
Melissa Bain (diligence), Tessa Kelly (digital technology,
economics, English, foods technology, mathematics, physical
education, science, visual art and workshop technology),
Annie Mackenzie (music), Taine Rarere (music), Brea Sim
(Social Studies), Connor Watson (Maori). Second in economics,
English and Maori, first equal in social studies and visual
art, first in digital technology, mathematics, music,
physical education, science and workshop technology, Yvonne
van Baarle is top student in 9 HV.
Form 9 LV
Daniel Batt (physical education), Marti Blythe (workshop
technology), Olivia Butler (digital technology, English,
foods technology, mathematics, science, visual art), Cody
Diamond (Maori), Tayla Fitzgerald (diligence), Emily McElrea
(English and visual art), Ben Rea (music and physical
education), Ethan Watson (music), Tamara Weller (economics,
music, social studies and visual art). Third in physical
education, first equal in music, first in economics, English,
mathematics, science, social studies and workshop technology,
Arna Criglington is top student in 9 LV.
Form 10 MD
Fraser Munro (agriculture, English and science), Samuel
Perkins (mathematics, social studies and workshop
technology), Luc Purser (digital information, diligence and
physical education). First equal in physical education, first
in digital information, economics, English, mathematics,
science and social studies, Liam Wright is top student in 10
Junior workshop prize: most promising student Year 10: Samuel
Wrightson Cup for excellence in agriculture: Donated by
Wrightson Ltd, Year 10: Fraser Munro.
Form 10 PN
Michaela Blair (horticulture), Eveline Devereux (fabrics
technology, foods technology and visual art), Cole Hitchcock
(mathematics and science), Georgia Nicol (digital media and
English), Kelsey Waddell (diligence, physical education and
social studies). Third in digital media, second in economics,
first equal in English and fabrics technology, first in
mathematics, science and social studies, Thomas Adam is top
student in 10 PN.
Cody Bain (graphics and materials technology and design
technology prize); Zoe Hancox (food technology, geography and
physical education), Alice Jarvis (agriculture), Tash
Johnston (art, history, mathematics and science), Megan
McCall (food technology), Krystina Trewby Gunn (diligence)
and Tapanui Supermarket prize for outstanding effort in Year
11 food technology, Thomas Wilson (digital technologies,
economics, English and geography), design technology prize,
Mason Calder. Effort and perseverance in agriculture, Mason
Calder; excellence in and commitment to art, Tash Johnston.
Third in geography, second in mathematics, first in
economics, history, physical education and science, Mathilde
van Baarle is top student in Year 11.
Sinead Cormack (biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics);
Garth Devereux (agriculture) and achievement in Year 12
Alexander Falconer (diligence and graphics); Elliot Hancox
(physical education); Ashley McDonald (economics); Talia
Purser (English and history); Gavin Stark (wood technology)
and top all-round student in design technology (Year 12/13).
Dedication to school farm, Lee Stiven; metalworking skills
(Year 12/13), Tyson Adams; first in chemistry, economics,
history and mathematics, Shani Hayes is top student in Year
Tyrone Broad (art and visual arts award); Ellie-May Jarvis
(biology, chemistry, economics, mathematics and physics),
Alexandra King (food technology); Whina Pomana (English and
information communication technology); Nathan Roberts
(graphics); Amy Sim (history); Mathew Varcoe (materials
technology); Ashleigh White (physical education); home
economics prize, Bridget van Woerden; senior economics,
Ellie-May Jarvis; science and mathematics prizes, Ellie-May
Jarvis. Excellence in distance education, Amy Sim.
Contribution to school magazine, Whina Pomana.
Librarian's prize, Whina Pomana.
Spirit of Adventure Trust Voyages 2013, Alexander Falconer,
Zoe Hancox, Tash Johnston, Megan McCall, Mathilde van Baarle;
Hercules humanities/social sciences prize, Charlotte Kerr;
science prize, Year 12 and Year 13, Sinead Cormack and
Ellie-May Jarvis; service to the community, Tony Johnston;
personal integrity, Ellie-May Jarvis and Whina Pomana;
outstanding leadership on Year 13 tramp, Tony Johnston;
service to the school, Tony Johnston and Whina Pomana;
outstanding leadership, Tony Johnston; deputy head pupils of
2012, Samuel Peirce and Ashleigh White; head pupils of 2012,
Rachael Corlett and Tony Johnston.
Best all round pupil in Year 8, Hanna Harvey; best all round
pupil in Year 11, Zoe Hancox; best all round pupil, Rachael
Corlett; Hands on Science Scholarship, Alexander Falconer;
award recognising high intellect, leadership, school spirit
and involvement in school activities, Tony Johnston;
performing arts scholarship, Whina Pomana; Community Trust of
Southland Tertiary Scholarships, Georgia Mackenzie and Amy
Sim; Otago Polytechnic Principal's Scholarship, Amy Sim;
Crookston Bursaries, Charlotte Kerr, Samuel Peirce; George
Arthur Memorial Scholarship, Josie Mariu; West Otago Lions
Scholarship, Tony Johnston; Proxime Accessit to the Dux, Tony
Johnston, Dux medal and prize and Otago University Dux
scholarship of $5000, Ellie-May Jarvis.
Sports certificates, cups and
Cross-country championships: Girls U12, Georgia Thomson; boys
U12, Timothy McGimpsey;girls U13, Sequoia Leatham; boys U13,
Jacob Beal-Harris; girls U14, Brea Sim; boys U14, Connor
Watson; girls U15, Zoe Hancox; boys U15, Fraser Munro; girls
U16, Grace Isteed; boys U16, Mason Calder.
Swimming championships: girls U12, Cindy Weller; boys U12,
Sam Calder; girls U13, Stella Keown; boys U13, Angus Simmers;
girls U14, Yvonne van Baarle; boys U14, Ben Rea; girls U16,
Megan McCall, Mathilde van Baarle.
Athletics championships:girls U12, Rachael Kummer; boys U12,
Jimmy-Ray Ritchie; girls U13, Yvonne van Baarle; boys U13,
Jacob Beal-Harris; girls U14, Nikita Ritchie; boys U14, Ben
Rea; girls U15, Sarah McKee; boys U15, Fraser Munro, Liam
Wright; girls U16, Grace Isteed; boys U16, Mason Calder;
senior girls, Ashleigh White; senior boys, Gavin Stark.
Cross-country senior girls champion, Ashleigh White; boys,
Nathan Roberts. rugby, most improved: Elliot Hancox. Most
promising, Gavin Stark; senior netball player of year:
Ashleigh White. Rod and Gun Club dedication and performance:
Tyson Adams. Most valuable junior soccer player, Ben Rea.
Girls rugby: Sinead Cormack. Girls cricket: Ashleigh White.
Swimming: junior boy Year 10, Luc Purser; junior girl year
10, Eveline Devereux. Senior boys champion year 11-13, Garth
Devereux; senior girls champion, Sinead Cormack. Tennis: Best
senior girl, Rachael Corlett; best senior boy, Lee Stiven.
Best all round senior sportswoman, Ashleigh White; best all
round senior sportsman, Gavin Stark.
Senior speech, Whina Pomana. Debating, Emma Stuart.
Contribution to music within the college, years 7-9, Ben Rea;
contribution to music within the college, years 10-13,
performing arts award, Hohepa Ellis.