East Loddon P-12 College
Dana Bish of Dingee and Nakeya Mountjoy of Bears Lagoon scored the same result on the ATAR this year to be joint dux at East Loddon P-12.
With a strong passion for education and working with children, Dana has already been accepted into La Trobe University Bendigo to study Bachelor of Education: Primary.
Nakeya is currently considering her options between a Bachelor of Education Primary or Secondary and a Bachelor of Health Sciences or Medical Imagery.
Year 11 student Ethan Lewis of Serpentine scored the highest study score in East Loddon P-12’s history when he scored 49 out of a possible 50 in Computing and Software Development.
Kyneton Secondary College
Students at Kyneton Secondary College are planning to study science in Melbourne.
College dux Tom Bennett scored 99.3 and wants to go to Melbourne University to study science.
“I live on a farm, so it can be hard to study at times but I perservered and succeeded,” he said.
Janelle Spinks is also hoping to to study science at Melbourne University with her score of 93.65.
“I worked pretty hard. I postponed a lot of social occasions so that I could study,” she said.
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Rochester Secondary College
Ben Briggs is the Rochester Secondary College dux with a score of 93.6.
“I’m definitely proud of Ben’s effort,” Rochester Secondary principal Bernie Altmann said.
“He’s a fine young man who has worked very hard and deserves every accolade.”
Moama Anglican Grammar
Lachlan Chumbley is Moama Anglican Grammar’s 2018 dux.
He score an ATAR of 97.8 achieving Band 6 (above 90% HSC) in Chemistry, Economics and Mathematics Extension 1.
Castlemaine Secondary College
The Castlemaine Secondary College dux is Meaghan Ferguson with an ATAR of 98.3, followed by Isadora Anderson 91.85, Declan Kennedy 91.8 and Crispin Beilharz-Smythe 92.55.
Five other students also achieved scores in the 80s and eight more students achieved scores in the 70s.
“Once again, I thank everyone who has worked with our Year 12 students this year and supported them throughout their time at our school,” said CSC Principal Paul Frye.