Zachary Crowther has been a home based student this year, coming from Port Hedland SOTA at the end of 2014. He is to be congratulated on his mature and independent approach to his schooling via a distance mode.
Zachary is a positive, enthusiastic and productive contributor in Saba across all of his courses and interacts well with his peers, often providing encouragement to them.
Zachary is capable, organised and self-motivated which has greatly assisted the successes he has had at SIDE. He actively seeks feedback from teachers and will make contact to discuss course content when required.
His work ethic and excellent attitude have enabled him to work hard to complete all set task work requirements despite a number of occasions, where the internet was unreliable, or the family had to be away for personal reasons. Zachary has always followedwork schedules and demonstrated good time management skills which have also contributed to his many successes this year.
Jade is a courteous and conscientious student who displays an excellent attitude towards her school studies. She participates with enthusiasm under challenging circumstances, travelling with her family around Australia. Jade is to be congratulated on her outstanding results and thoroughly deserves this award.
Austin is living in Uganda and, despite the difficulties he experiences with accessing Saba lessons, has made an excellent start to his Secondary SIDE studies. Austin is a conscientious and capable student and has demonstrated outstanding time management skills over the year. His efforts to succeed as an independent learner are to be commended.
Rouben is a courteous and capable student who has achieved some outstanding results this year. He can be particularly proud of his achievements considering the disruption to his school program experienced by moving schools. Rouben thoroughly deserves this award.
Marcus is an able student who has made an excellent start to his secondary education. He has worked consistently and conscientiously to meet assessment deadlines. Marcus has not let his inability to attend Saba sessions ‘live’ limit his academic achievement and is to be commended for working independently.
Holly has achieved excellent results in 2015 while enrolled in a full time Ballet program. She is an enthusiastic, highly motivated student who always gives her best in every situation. Holly has consistently produced high quality work, coping well with the demanding schedule of school and dance. Holly fully deserves this recognition.
Chloe is to be commended for her hard work and determination in all the subjects she has studied in 2015. She is a Geographically Isolated student who has studied eight subjects through SIDE. Overall, she has achieved excellent results and displayed strong independent learning skills. She has remained organised, motivated and engaged throughout the year and has set a good foundation for her future studies. Chloe is fully deserving of this award.