Scholar of the Year 2015

Congratulations to our Scholar of the Year for 2015 - David Groothuizen-Dijkema. David's achievement was acknowledged at the Senior Honours evening.  David achieved Excellence endorsements in both Level 1 and 2 NCEA,  Excellence in Studentship awards in both his junior years, and Excellence in Classwork in Year 11 and 12. In addition to his academic commitments, he has also contributed to the school in a range of service and leadership activities; including leading the Creative Writing Group.

We wish him well for the upcoming Scholarship exams, and for all his future endeavours.











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