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Educational Results

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Head Students in 2021

 

Head Boy   -  Thomas Patterson
Head Girl   -   Milli Sullivan

Deputy Head Boy   -   Alex Riley
Deputy Head Girl   -   Easterlin Faamausili

Left to Right:  Alex, Thomas, Milli, Easterlin

 

 

 

 

 

Year 9 Academic Scholarship 2021

The Year 9 Academic Scholarship winner for 2021 is Ruby Graham.

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 2020

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

Lily Lyu

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

In gaining Dux, Lily attained the following Awards -

  • Economics
  • Legal Studies (Argyle Welsh Finnigan Prize) (Joint Award)
  • University of Otago Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship
  • Level 3 Excellence Award
  • Application & Effort
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Proxime Accessit (Runner-Up to the Dux)

Penny Stilgoe

And recipient of the Rotary Club of Ashburton Scholarship Award.

Penny's pathway to this achievement came via -

  • Agricultural Science (Five Star Beef Prize and BNZ Cup)
  • Biology (Drummond Memorial Prize and Watson Cup)
  • Mathematics with Statistics (John Stewart Memorial Prize)
  • Level 3 Excellence Award
  • Application and Effort

And was also presented the -

  • NBZ Ashburton College Alumni Scholarship
  • Ashburton Trust Tertiary Study Scholarship
  • C H Andrews Prize for Initiative and Enterprise
  • John Grigg Scholarship
  • John Bell Memorial Scholarship

Rakirua Trophy for the Top All-Round Achievement by a Māori Student in Year 13

Marshall Ashdowne 

Marshall also received -

  • Digital Technology (Heartland Ricoh Prize)
  • Achievement in Level 3 Computer Science Online
  • Level 3 Merit Award
  • Application and Effort
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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 -

Ashburton Trust / Lion Foundation Tertiary Study Scholarships

Isaac Bazley
Maria Costas
Jane Cribb
Willow Diedricks
Klara Harrison
Shania Harrison-Lee
Poppy Kilworth
Sam Kuipers
Harriet Leverton
Georgia Muir
Penny Stilgoe

 

Ashburton Club & MSA Scholarship

Jonty Small

 

EA Networks Scholarship for a Student Studying to Enter the Electrical Industry

Marshall Ashdowne

 

NBS Ashburton College Alumni Scholarship

Penny Stilgoe

 

John Grigg Scholarship

Penny Stilgoe

 

John Bell Memorial Scholarship

Penny Stilgoe

 

John Lane Scholarship

Sam Kuipers

 

Rosalie Begg Memorial Scholarship

Isaac Bazley

 

Turner Memorial Prize for Citzenship

Seluvaia Ratoul & Sam Kuipers

 

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

Joshua Apoldo

 

C H Andrews Prize for Initiative & Enterprise

Penny Stilgoe & Kyle Cabangun

 

Butterick Memorial Trophy for Scholarship in English & Sporting Endeavour

Shania Harrison-Lee

 

Ashburton Masonic Lodge Centennial Scholarship

Klara Harrison

 

Lions of Ashburton County Award for Citizenship and Community Involvement

Willow Diedricks

 

R O McDowell Award for Pride in their School and Community

Matt De Ocampo

 

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

Poppy Kilworth

 

Lions Club of Ashburton Senior Service and Leadership Award

Maria Costas

 

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

Henry Chapman

Year 12 Prize-Giving

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ANZ Bank Academic Achievement Award for Top Student in Year 12

Marlese Schoonderbeek

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

  • English (Mary Bovett Prize and Murrow Cup)
  • Physics (Ashburton District Council Prize and Seagar Cup)
  • Graphics
  • German (German Embassy Prize)
  • Visual Art: Creative Design
  • Achievement in Level 2 Design and Communication Online
  • Level 2 Excellence Award
  • Application and Effort

And additionally - Citizenship Award for mentoring students in reading

Rakiura Award for the Top Year 12 Māori Student

Tia McCallum

Tia also gained the following awards:-

  • Drama (Jenny Smith Trophy)
  • History (Joint Award)
  • Pat Stephenson Trophy for the Top Student in Writing
  • Level 2 Excellence Award
  • Application and Effort

And additional - Citizenship Award mentoring students in reading

It is noteworthy that Tia was also the recipient of this award in 2019, when in Year 11

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Year 11 Prize Giving

Ashburton High School Centennial Trust Top Scholar Award for Year 11

Imogene Felton

In attaining the Year 11 Top Scholar Award Imogene gained the following outcomes -

  • Top Scholar in Science (Gordon Binsted Cup and Ashburton District Council Prize)
  • Music
  • Level 1 Excellence Award
  • Application and Effort

Rakirua Trophy for the Top Performing Year 11 Māori Student

Jordan Green

Jordan also gained -

  • Level 1 Merit Award
  • Application and Effort

Thistle Masonic Lodge Prize for Citizenship

This award is presented to a student who takes responsibility for their actions and learning, is consistently courteous, helpful and thoughtful to others, and shows respect to all, displaying excellence in citizenship and community spirit.

This is a prestigious award which aligns with the AshColl Values of: Quality, Pride and Respect.

 

Claudia Thomas

Claudia is a highly motivated student who is involved in several sports across the range of coach, player and umpire.

Claudia has been involved in various House activities, including both cultural and sporting events.  Pre-College she had already shown leadership capabilities, having been a school leader at her primary school, and winning leadership awards in other areas since.

Other students see Claudia as being approachable, helpful and responsible, and she displays the true essence of the Ashburton College Values of Quality, Respect and Pride.  It was with great pleasure that this award was presented to Claudia.

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Imogene Felton

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Claudia Thomas
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Jordan Green

Year 9 and 10 Prize-Givings

Ashburton High School Centennial Trust Top Scholar of Year 10

Amelia Harris

Awards gained by Amelia were -

  • Top Student in English (Lonsdale Cup)
  • Top Student in Science
  • Top Student in Social Studies
  • Top Student in Music
  • Top Student in Japanese (Joint Award)
  • Excellence in Mathematics
  • Excellence in Physical Education and Health
  • General Excellence in 10Y
  • Application and Effort

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

Isabel Wall

Awards gained by Isabel were -

  • Excellence in English
  • Excellence in Science
  • Excellence in Social Studies
  • Excellence in Art
  • Application and Effort

Impressively, Isabel was also the recipient, in 2019, of the Rakiura Trophy for the Top Overall Year 9 Māori Student.

Ashburton High School Centennial Trust Top Scholar of Year 9

Ella Rickard

Awards gained by Ella were -

  • Top Student in Mathematics (Williamson Cup - Joint Award)
  • Top Student in Social Sciences (Edsall Cup - Joint Award)
  • Top Student in German (German Embassy Prize)
  • Excellence in Science
  • Excellence in Materials Technology - Fabrics
  • General Excellence in 9V
  • Application and Effort

Rakiura Trophy for the Top Overall Year 9 Māori Student

E-J Elliott

Awards gained by E-J were -

  • Excellence in Physical Education and Health
  • Excellence in Art
  • Excellence in Materials Technology - Fabrics
  • Excellence in Materials Technology - Hard
  • General Excellence in 9L
  • Application and Effort

Galletly Award for Leadership, Initiative and Innovation

Olivia Fox

This award is for a Year 9 or Year 10 student showing the above attributes and reflecting the College Values of Prid, Quality and Respect in their actions at College.

Melvin Galletly was Head Boy at Ashburton College in 1974.

Olivia Fox has been thoroughly involved in the College and community in 2020.  She is a member of the College's Junior School Council, a Student Librarian, and a member of both College choirs - Phoenix Chorus and Phoenix Rising.  Despite only being in Year 9, Olivia has also been a member of the Ashburton Youth Council this year where she has helped to organise great events such as "Bite Night" for young people in the district.

In gaining this award Oliva also received -

  • Mihi Pai Award for receiving the most Mihi Pai acknowledgements in Year 9
  • Top Student in Music
  • Excellence in Science
  • Excellence in Art
  • Excellence in Drama
  • Excellence in Food and Nutrition
  • General Excellence in 9N
  • Application and Effort
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Amelia Harris

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Isabel Wall

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Ella Rickard

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E-J Elliott

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Olivia Fox

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