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The Principal and staff acknowledge and congratulate all Year 12 award winners.

Academic Dux

Awarded to the highest achieving student in ATAR courses.

Joshua SoneJoshua Sone

Joshua has completed all of his senior schooling via the School of Isolated and Distance Education where he quickly adapted to online learning. He is a focused, diligent, well organised and enthusiastic student who always strives for excellence. Joshua’s ability to work independently has resulted in excellent achievement across all of his courses.

Interested in international politics, Joshua has applied to the University of Western Australia to study several disciplines including Economics, Politics, Environmental Biology and Psychology.

In addition to winning Academic Dux Joshua has also been nominated by SIDE for the UWA Excellence Award. The Principal and staff wish Joshua all the best in his future endeavours.

Vocational Dux

Awarded to the highest achieving student in a vocational pathway.

James HazellJames Hazell

James has completed all of his secondary education via the School of Isolated and Distance Education. He is a home-based student, living and studying independently in the remote location of Ajana; about an hour’s drive east of Kalbarri. He achieved high grades in all his courses and excelled in the Workplace Learning Program where he participated in on-the-job training in the family business (Eden Springs farm) and at Abrolhos Electrics (in Kalbarri). James’s teachers describe him as a hardworking, conscientious and committed student.

As a Vocational Education & Training student James has demonstrated an aptitude for technology, digital, and work force skills. He successfully completed the Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology achieving competency in the 14 units. James, at this point of his life was planning to secure an electrical apprenticeship post school, however, is keeping his options open and exploring other avenues such as applying for a university preparation course at Edith Cowan University. Computer Science is of interest as well as small business operations.

Having completed five years of online study James has honed his independent study and thinking skills, is self-motivated and communicates confidently with peers and adults. The Principal and staff wish James well with his future endeavours.