Year 12 students achieve top results

St Peter's school student Kimberely Weeks receiving her certifi cate of excellence from Minister PiccoliSt Peter's school student Kimberely Weeks receiving her certifi cate of excellence from Minister Piccoli

Year 12 students across the Central Coast have received their HSC results, with several schools from the region landing students in the top percentile of the state.

In the Wyong region, stand out schools included Mackillop Catholic College and St Peter’s Catholic College, each with 33 students receiving top scores (a Band 6 in one or more courses of study), and Lakes Grammar with 20 students. Gorokan High School and Tuggerah Lakes Secondary College, The Entrance Campus, also had excellent showings, each with 13 students getting top scores. Wyong High School had six students earn top scores and Wyong Christian Community School had five.

Northlakes and Lake Munmorah High Schools each had one student earn a top score. Wyong students also featured prominently throughout the 2016 HSC Merit Lists, with students within the region making the All Round Achievers List, the Top Achievers List and the Distinguished Achievers List. Students who made the All Round Achievers List (achieving results in the top band possible for at least 10 units of HSC courses) included: Elise Anderson of St Peters Catholic College and Kayla Christensen of Mackillop Catholic College.

Rounding out the Top Achievers List (students whose results are in the highest band possible for the course, or who gained top places in each course) were Kayla Christensen and Bonnie Ryan, both from Mackillop. St Peters claimed the Wyong region’s only student to make the Distinguished High Achievers List (students who received a result in the highest band possible for one or more courses), in Elise Anderson, who secured top scores in Drama, English Advanced, Geography, Modern History, History Extension and Studies of Religion II. St Peter’s also had one student claim top spot in the state for her efforts, with Kimberley Weeks taking fi rst in Entertainment Industry. Weeks was invited to a special achievement ceremony at the Australian Technology Park on December 14, where fi rst place finishers from each course received certificates of excellence from Minister for Education, Mr Adrian Piccoli.

Website and documents Dec 15, 2016 Board of Studies Teaching and Educational Standards NSW First in Course List, All Round Achievers List, Top Achievers List, Distinguished Achievers List Dilon Luke, Journalist

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