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Scroll down to search for your school and see how they ranked.THE Mid North Coast region’s top HSC trio have been announced with each receiving excellent marks when results were released on December 15.
St Columba Anglican School student Grace Sneddon, St Joseph’s Lauren Bartie and Wauchope High’s Chloe Houseman made the all-round achievers list.
The prestigious list includes the students who achieved a result in the highest band (Band 6 or Band E4) in 10 or more units of courses in their current pattern of study.
Lauren said she was over the moon with her results, something she attributes to hard work.
“I did quite a bit of study and I also ensured I stayed consistent,” she said.
“I’m not too sure what I want to do yet, but I would like to go to UNSW.
“All of my teachers did a great job and I’d like to thank them for all of their hard work.”
There were 126students across the Hastings that achieved at least one Band 6 or one E4. This included 11 from Camden Haven High, two from Camden Haven High Distance Education Centre, 11 fromHastings Secondary College Port Macquarie campus, 42 from MacKillop Senior College, 31 from St Columba Anglican School and 29 from St Josephs Regional College.
Hastings Secondary College Westport Campus reported excellent results with 25 percent of students achieving top two bands in at least one subject.
“We have achieved some very pleasing results over a number of subjects,” said principal Ian Gowan said.
“They include industrial technology, construction, senior science, community and family studies and hospitality.
“We have also had 14 students applying for early entry and all were successful, which is pleasing.”
Lorraine Haddon, principal ofHastings Secondary College Port Macquarie campus said they too were pleased with the results.
“We would like to congratulate all our students on their very pleasing results. They are the product of hard work and the dedicated support of their teachers,” she said.
“We have above state average results in Ancient History, Business Studies, Community and Family Studies, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Mathematics Extension 1 and Visual Arts.
“We are particularly pleased with the success of the students studying the highest level extension courses. The work in these courses is difficult and demanding but rewarding for both the students and teachers.”
Overall there were a record 37,781 top bands awarded in the state. A record 55,961 students areeligible for an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR – which will be released on December 16).
“The HSC is a rigorous and demanding credential with a world-class reputation that prepares our students for life beyond school,” said member for Port Macquarie Leslie Williams.
“I wish all students the very best in their future endeavours, whether they are planning
to head to university, vocational education or to join the workforce,” Mrs Williams said.
“A number of students in our area among the distinguished achievers in this year’s HSC.
“77,000 students sat at least one HSC subject this year, so to be on the distinguished achievers list is an incredible achievement that students should be very proud of.
“For those students who didn’t get the results they hoped for, there are other options available.”
Congratulations to everyone on their fantastic results.
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