Student Executive Team 2024

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Educational Results

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Head Students in 2024

Head Student   -  Tasmin Cartney
Head Student   -  Ripena Umaga Vaeila

Deputy Head Student   -   E-J Elliott
Deputy Head Student   -   Jordy MCGillen

 Photo Left to Right:  Tasmin Cartney (Head Student), Ripena Umaga Vaeila (Head Student), E-J Elliott (Deputy Head Student), Jordy McGillen ((Deputy Head Student) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 9 Academic Scholarship 2024

The Year 9 Academic Scholarship winners for 2024:

Chloe Bradley & Ayako Takahashi

This award was established in 2004 by the Ashburton College Board of Trustees, with up to two scholarships awarded annually.

 

Prize-Givings: End-of-Year Award Recipients 2023

At the end of three days of Prize-Giving Ceremonies a number of top awards were confirmed. These awards indicate commitment, hard work, focus and contributions on behalf of each of these students.  They are to be commended for all that they have achieved.

It is with very grateful appreciation that the College recognises community support of many of these awards.

Year 13 Graduation Ceremony

Dux of Ashburton College

Isabel Wall

And therefore the recipient of the Rotary Club of Ashburton Scholarship Award and the Ashburton High School Centennial Trust Plaque.

In gaining Dux, Isabel attained the following Awards -

  • Chemistry (Drummond Memorial Prize & Keith Gunn Award)
  • Life Pharmacy Cup & Prize for top overall student studying three Sciences
  • Art-Creative Design
  • Rakirua Trophy for the top all round achievement by a Māori student in Y13
  • University of Otago Māori Entrance Scholarship
  • Level 3 Excellence Award

Other Awards attained - 

  • The Butterick Memorial Trophey for Scholarship  in English & Sporting Endeavour
  • AshColl Way Award

 

 

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Proxime Accessit (Runner-Up to the Dux)

Seb McMillan

And recipient of the Rotary Club of Ashburton Scholarship Award.

Seb's pathway to this achievement came via -

  • Economics (Dave Hyslop Cup)
  • Level 3 Merit Award

Seb also gained and was presented with the - 

  • EA Networks Scholarship
  • Braided Rivers Community Trust Tertiary Study Scholarship
  • Rotary Club of Ashburton & Fooks Memorial - award for prominence in scholarship, leadership & extra-curricular activities
  • Ashburton College Golf Challenge Trophy for Golf
  • Glover Trophy for best aggregate golf score
  • AshColl Way Award

 

Community Contributed Awards

On behalf of our student recipients, Ashburton College acknowledges with gratitude, the community-minded support which enables the annual provision of the following generous scholarships -

John Grigg Scholarship

Laura Cameeron

 

John Bell Memorial Scholarship

Sam Orr

 

John Lane Scholarship

Jordie Hurst

 

Rosalie Begg Memorial Scholarship

Joelle Watson

 

EA Networks Scholarship

Seb McMillan

 

Ashburton Club & MSA Scholarship

Sarah Wilson

  

Turner Memorial Prize for Citzenship

Sam Orr and Laura Winchester

 

TT Ryder Prize for Application, Cheerful Effort & Building Significantly on Learning

Nuku Penisoni

 

C H Andrews Prize for Initiative & Enterprise

Laura Cameron and Will Rollinson

 

Butterick Memorial Trophy for Scholarship in English & Sporting Endeavour

Isabel Wall

 

Ashburton Masonic Lodge Centennial Scholarship

Laura Winchester

 

Robin Grigg Agriculture and Horticulture Memorial Scholarship

Laura Cameron

 

Braided Rivers Community Trust Tertiary Study Scholarship

Olivia Pearce, Seb McMillan, Ollie Bubb, Charolette McKenzie, Gianna Butler, Laura Winchester, Laura Cameron, Amelia Harris, Angela Ciora, Sarah Wilson

 

NBS Ashburton College Alumni Scholarship

Laura Winchester

 

Lions of Ashburton County Award for Citizenship and Community Involvement

Sarah Wilson

 

R O McDowell Award for Pride in their School and Community

Henry Thomas

 

Lions Club of Ashburton Senior Service and Leadership Award

Olivia Pearce

 

R O McDowell Crystal Trophy for Character and Leadership (presented by the Ashburton High School Centennial Trust)

Amelia Harris

  

Rotary Club of Ashburton and Fooks Memorial Award for Prominence in Scholarship, Leadership and Extra-Curricular Activities

Seb McMillan

Year 12 Prize-Giving

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DPI Academic Achievement Award and ANZ Bank Trophy for the Top Student in Year 12

Olivia Fox

In attaining the Year 12 Top Scholar Award Isabel gained the following awards –

  • Drama (Jenny SmithTrophy)
  • Paisley Trophy fir Contribution to Year 12 Music - joint award
  • Excellence in Leel 2 Psychology Online
  • Level 2 Excellence Award
  • AshColl Way Award

Rakiura Award for the Top Year 12 Māori Student

E-J Elliott

In attaining the Y12 Top Māori Student Award E-J gained the following awards - 

  • Level 2 Merit Award
  • AshColl Way Award

 

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Year 11 Prize Giving

Ashburton High School Centennial Trust Top Scholar Award for Year 11

Lily Zen

In attaining the Year 11 Top Scholar Award Oliva also gained the following awards - 

  • Top Scholar in Mathematics (Ashburton District Council Prize & Y11 Mathematics Cup)
  • Top Scholar in Science (Gordon Binsted Cup & Ashburton District Council Prize)
  • Accounting (Brophy Knight Limited Prize)
  • Digital Information Technology (Rosalie Begg Memorial Award, Heartland Technology Prize & Alison MacGregor Cup) - joint award
  • Japanese (Ton's Thai Award)
  • Level 1 Excellence Award
  • Ashcoll Way Award

Rakirua Trophy for the Top Performing Year 11 Māori Student

Lilly George-Tarawa

In attaining the Year 11 Top Performing Māori Student Award Lilly also gained the following awards -

  • Level 1 Merit Award
  • Health
  • AshColl Way Award

Thistle Masonic Lodge Prize for Citizenship

This is awarded to a student who is an excellent member of the community, who displays the values of being a good citizen, and who exemplifies the AshColl Way through their actions in a variety of areas.

This year’s recipient is an outstanding student who has continually demonstrated the AshColl Values throughout the year. Phoebe is an amazing young person who quietly goes about her mahi.  She is involved in both cultural and sporting activities, is  teams' captain and represents the College in several areas.  Phoebe shows resilience and is a very good communicator.  In her own words she loves to be a positive role model through being a captain.  Phoebe is looking forward to being a Peer Support Leader in 2024, thus contining her leadership growth.

Phoebe McKenzie

In attaining the Thistle Masonic Lodge Prize for Citizenship Molly also gained the following awards - 

  • Girls Grade 5 Swimming Chmpion (herbert Smith Trust Cup)
  • Member of the Smallbore Rifle Shooting Team as the team that brings the most credit to Ashburton College (Bevan Bain Trophy)
  • Level 1 Excellence Award
  • AshColl Way Award
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Lily Zhen

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Lilly George-Tarawa
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Phoebe McKenzie

Year 9 and 10 Prize-Givings

Ashburton High School Centennial Trust Top Scholar of Year 10

Kate Rickard and Aryan Saluja - joint award

In attaining the Year 10 Top Scholar Award Kate also gained the following awards -

  • Top Student in English (Longsdale Cup)
  • Top Student in Social Studies (Peter Fougere Cup)
  • Top Student in Materials Technology Product Design - Wood
  • Top Student in Agriculture - joint award
  • General Excellence in 10N - joint award
  • AshColl Way Award

In attaining the Year 10 Top Scholar Award Aryan also gained the following awards -

  • Chess (Junior Chess Champion Trophy)
  • Top Student in Mathematics (McLean Cup)
  • Top Student in Mechatronics
  • Top Student in German (German Embassy Prize)
  • Excellence in Social Studies
  • Excellence in Money Management
  • General Excellence on 10M
  • AshColl Way Award

 

Toro Iwikau - Archie Keepa - Kaumata Ashburton College 1993-2003 Trophy for Top Overall Year 10 Māori Student

Kahu Te Ruki

In attaining this award Kahu also gained the following awards -

  • Top Student in Māori
  • AshColl Way Award
  • Galletly Award for Leadership, Initative & Innovation

 

Ashburton High School Centennial Trust Top Scholar of Year 9

Callum Tait

In attaining this award Callum also gained the following awards - 

  • Top Student in German (German Embassy Prize)
  • Top Student in Music - joint awarf
  • Top Student in Drama - joiint award
  • Excellence in Science
  • Excellence in Japanese
  • Excellence in Social Studies
  • Excellence in Materials Technology - Product Design
  • General Excellence in 9Y
  • AshColl Way Award

Rakiura Trophy for the Top Overall Year 9 Māori Student

Ruby Bartlett

In attaining the Top Overall Year 9 Māori Student Ruby has also gained the following awards -

  • Top Student in Social Studies (Edsall Cup)
  • Excellence in German
  • Excellence in Digital Information Technology
  • General Excellence in 9I
  • AshColl Way Award

Galletly Award for Leadership, Initiative and Innovation

Kahu Te Ruki

This award is for a Year 9 or Year 10 student showing attributes of Leadership, Initative & Innovation and reflecting the College Values of Pride-Manawa Whakahi, Quality-Ako Pai and Respect-Whakaute in their actionns at College. Melvin Galletly was Head Boy at Ashburton College in 1974.

 

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Kate Rickard

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Aryan Saluja

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Kahu Te Ruki

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Callum Tait

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Ruby Bartlett

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