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Kuranui College 2019 top students

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The prize for Kuranui Dux for 2019 went to Caelum Greaves who has also gained a scholarship to Otago University where he will begin a Bachelor of Arts and Science at Otago University, majoring in Ecology and English and Linguistics, to later move into the specialist field of science communication.

 Caelum attained Level 1, 2 and 3 NCEA with Excellence endorsements. 

He was awarded Scholarship English last year, and is repeating the exam this year anyway, to attempt to improve his grade, as well as sitting Scholarship examinations in Biology and Chemistry. He has served as a student leader in 2019, as well as a Peer Support leader, produced the Kuranui Korero, and been a leading debater and public speaker.

Proxime Accessit going to Samuel Hunter who has gained a scholarship to Canturbury he will begin a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours. Samuel has this year been a Peer Support leader and been the captain of our Football First XI.

Other prize winners:

First Prize for Year 12 was won by Abby Saywell, with  First for Year 11 going to Emma Rose.

The Te Hiringa prizes were Year 11 Sarah Hyde, Year 12 Emma Phillips and Year 13 Dylan Lark.  

Rotary Club of South Wairarapa Shackleton Cup – In recognition of overcoming

adversity to achieve what many thought unlikely: Naliyah Namana

Huia Literary Cup: Caelum Greaves

Tocker Cup For outstanding contribution

to the wider life of the college: Awhina Southey

Lion and Lioness Clubs Endeavour Trophy – For a senior student who has striven

and succeeded against the odds: Fa’aliuliu Makineti Mau

Minolta NZ Cup For outstanding leadership in any area or areas of wider college life:

Ashley Pugh

Service award for contribution to the day-to-day life of the college: Caelum Greaves

Sports Awards

Junior Sportsman of the Year: Jarrod Yee

Junior Sportswoman of the Year as well as Outstanding Sporting Achievement in

Junior Sport: Lucy Marshall

Outstanding Sportsman and General Excellence in Sport: Henry Isaacs Outstanding

Sportswoman and General Excellence in Sport: Amelia O’ Connell

Outstanding Sporting Achievement in Senior Sport: Jack Lewington

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