Nola Marino Forrest Medal Leadership Award
Braden has continued to take on leadership roles within the school and community and is very respected by his peers. He has received acclaim for his willingness to complete any task, big or small. His leadership on our school farm through Rural Operations and within the school wine grape picking and processing has resulted in TAFE lecturers commenting about his attitude, work ethic and positive approach to all tasks. Congratulations Braden on receiving The 2016 Nola Mariano Medal for Leadership.
The Endeavour Award goes to a student who aims for the highest standards, who builds on their strengths and develops strategies to eliminate weaknesses. Louise has demonstrated exceptional attitude and effort across all of her courses in Year 12 and the results reflect this effort. She has worked extremely hard to complete her Certificate II in Rural Operations in one year and has completed four successful work placements in diverse Industries. Congratulations, Louise!
The Encouragement Award is given in order to inspire and motivate a young person, giving them the courage and confidence to continue along their chosen path. Darcey has been recognised by her teachers as always giving her best and striving for excellence. She has successfully completed two certificate courses over Year 11 and 12 and has represented the school in an exemplary manner. Congratulations, Darcey!
Edith Cowan University- South West Campus Award
This award is given to a student who is already showing a career pathway with the Health Industries. She has completed her Certificate III in Community Service and is working through her Certificate IV in Prep-Nursing leading to a career in Nursing. She is highly motivated and shows a strong work ethic in all aspects of her schooling. Congratulations, Mikayla!
Runner Up Top Student Wholly School Assessed
This very motivated student has been an exemplary role model to his peers and always demonstrated a mature approach and excellent interpersonal skills. He has completed a Certificate II in Outdoor Education and an ATAR Mathematics course. He has achieved very high standards over all of his courses in Year 12 and completed two successful work placements in diverse industries. Tab’s workplace supervisors have complimented him on his initiative, excellent work ethic and genuine interest in learning. Congratulations Tab!
Wholly School Assessed Course
Megan has excelled within the vocational pathways and has continued to challenge herself throughout her studies at Margaret River Senior High School. She has completed a Certificate II and III in Business and a Certificate II in Kitchen Operations and has shown a high level of competence in all areas. Megan’s’ drive and clear focus has made her a dedicated, hard -working and organised student who is intrinsically motivated. Teachers comment on her mature and diligent nature and what a pleasure she has been to teach. The recipient of this award recieves the Premiers Award of $1000 for the Best and Brightest students within Western Australian schools. Congratulations, Megan!
Citizen of the Year Award
This student has blossomed this year in a leadership role and has worked endlessly for her peers, the school and community. Kathleen has received acclaim for her willingness to assist with fundraising events and giving up her time for the good of the school community. She has shown tireless engagement at school and has helped organise a number of Year 12 events. Margaret River Senior High School congratulates Kathleen on being our 2016 Citizen of the Year.
Community Service Award
Clare has been heavily involved in a number of areas at school her leadership skills are highly evident in every task she completes. At school she has been on the Student Council and a member of the social justice group. Out of school she has been involved with various activities including clean up Australia Day and revegetating dunes. Clare visited East Timor in 2010 to help her family set up what is now the ‘alternative leaver’s week’. She is returning to East Timor in 2016 with Rotary and Lions. Clare is a very worthy winner of the Community Service Award.
Best All Rounder Award
The Best All Rounder Award recognises a student who contributes and achieves at a high level over a range of areas including Academic, Sporting, Leadership and Service. This year’s recipient displays outstanding effort and application to his studies and has balanced this with elite level sporting commitments. He has worked strongly throughout the year and has an estimated ATAR of 97. As a role model for other students, Cohen has been involved in a variety of school based activities and does so with enthusiasm and vigour. Over the years at Margaret River Senior High School he has represented the school and actively supported school fundraisers, sporting teams and social events. Congratulations, Cohen!
Australian Defence Force Leadership and Teamwork Award
This student has a proud community service history at Margaret River Senior High School. From the podium at year assemblies to co-chairing Student Council meetings he has always given one hundred percent. Callum has been an inspiration to his peers, helping to organise events, speaking on behalf of the school, chairing assemblies and supporting students and teachers in making this school a friendly and welcoming place. The school is very proud of Callum, this year’s recipient of the 2016 Long Tan Student Leadership Award.
Quiet Achiever Award
This award is presented to a student who has shown diligence and outstanding application to achieve his personal best over an extended period of time. He is respectful of the learning of others, displays ethical behaviour at all times and has achieved outstanding results, ranking in the top ten ATAR scores at Margaret River Senior High School. Congratulations, Jack!
Positive Achievement Award
The winner of this award is a true gentleman who is admired by all and will succeed in whatever future pathway he chooses. Emmett has studied 5 ATAR courses, he has achieved straight A grades for all of his subjects and has an expected ATAR of 98. He is to be admired for his enthusiasm and dedication towards his studies and the positive manner in which he approaches all tasks. Congratulations, Emmett!
Curtin University Principal’s Recognition Award
Curtin University present a $1000 payment to two students who commence university at Curtin. Shane has achieved 8A and 2B grades this year and can look forward to completing a successful program at Curtin University. Congratulations, Shane!
Curtin University Principal’s Recognition Award
Curtin University present a $1000 payment to two students who commence university at Curtin. Kelsey has achieved 8A and 2B grades this year and can look forward to completing a successful program at Curtin University. Congratulations, Kelsey!
Runner Up Top Student in an ATAR Course Award
Hannah has achieved straight A grades in Year 12 and has an estimated ATAR of 99. This award goes to an outstanding student. Congratulations, Hannah!
The Premier’s Best and Brightest – $1000 Award for the Top Student in an ATAR Course
Meisha has achieved straight A grades this year and will receive a Certificate of Distinction from the Standards Authority with an estimated ATAR of 99. Congratulations, Meisha!
University of WA Excellence Award
The University of WA Award recognises a high achieving student who has displayed a strong work ethic through their senior school courses. This award provides priority entry into their chosen course at UWA and $500 towards costs in their first year of study. This award goes to a dedicated student who has achieved ten A grades in Year 12 and is in the running for a Certificate of Distinction from the Standards Authority. Congratulations, Hannah!
Cadet Recognition Award
The top student in Margaret River Senior High School Emergency Service Cadets must demonstrate commitment and dedication to the wider community. They must be extremely motivated and responsible with regard to all activities, including high level practical tasks. They must also demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and knowledge of various emergency communications. This year’s recipient has participated for an impressive five years. Congratulations, Ella!
The top student in Margaret River Senior High School Emergency Service Cadets must demonstrate commitment and dedication to the wider community. They must be extremely motivated and responsible with regard to all activities, including high level practical tasks. They must also demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and knowledge of various emergency communications. Congratulations on three years of participation to Divan!
Edith Cowan University Scholarship
The Edith Cowan University Scholarship provides a $1,000 one off Scholarship at Edith Cowan University to recognise a student that has outstanding academic excellence and endeavour. India is straight “A” student with a predicted ATAR of 98 who has applied to enter the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts. Congratulations, India!
Margaret River Education Campus Scholarship Award
Margaret River Education Campus provides a one off scholarship for a student who undertakes study at MREC in 2017. The award provides up to $1000 to subsidise course costs. Peter is planning to complete a certificate qualification in Wine Science in 2017 before going to University the following Year. Congratulations Peter!
School Board Award for a Staff Member
The recipient of the 2016 School Board Award at Margaret River Senior High School is a staff member who has dedicated many quality years to our school. This year’s winner has performed a significant role at the school, with their work on display on a daily basis.
She brings to the school, not only the wisdom and knowledge required of a teacher, but also a personal touch that makes a significant difference to the perspective of staff and students. Her happy nature makes her approachable and available to help staff and students. She is a “Go to person”. She works with technicians and staff in ensuring the school is up to date with the latest technology. She is an ‘ideas’ person who is incredibly creative and makes things happen. The library has become a vibrant place where people enjoy working and visiting. Being generous with her time, she integrates new technology, keeps the school up to date and readily assists staff with the sharing of her knowledge.