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The Leongatha Secondary College’s Principal’s
Award for Junior student of the year was presented
to Jye Davey. Senior student Taylah Darmanin was
Students to receive excellence awards at Leon-
gatha Secondary College’s end of year presentations
included Helena Brew and Lachlan Moore, who won
the College Performing Arts Awards for their roles in
the school production ‘Grease’. D045115.
Winners of the Jock Dowling Memorial Quiet Achiever Awards were, from left,
Maddison Cruickshank and Alex Wildes (Year 7), Jordan Rintoule (Year 9), Han-
nah Thorson (Year 10), Lauren Redpath (Year 11) and Katherine Harms (Year
12). Absent: Tristen Biesse (Year 8). D065115.
LSC caps off a great year
LEONGATHA Secondary College concluded
a very successful year on Tuesday, December
15 – a day after the VCE ATAR results were
The Dux was announced as Taylah Darma-
nin, however, the top achieving student wasn’t
on hand to collect her many awards – she was
Indonesian was, incidentally, one of the VCE
certificates she was to have been awarded.
Principal Wayne Chester reflected on
a year that saw students and staff adjust
and overcome infrastructure works at the
site; the old asbestos riddled building was
demolished; new locker rooms installed,
and asphalt laid for an outdoor basketball
Next year the work continues with the
shared administration building with Leon-
gatha Primary School progressing, and a new
dance studio moving into the old canteen.
Mr Chester congratulated the students
on their commitment to extra-curricular
activities, including the excellent produc-
tion of ‘Grease’ .
Finally, Mr Chester praised students on
their academic achievements, and praised
the school’s teachers, saying the scores re-
flected ‘recognition of effort’ and ‘mirrored
the success and quality of the staff ’.
Recognised for their achievements at the Leongatha Secondary College end
of year presentations were, from left, Nikki Stockdale (SBWN Young Women
Leadership Initiative Award), Gemma Martin (Year 11 Achievement Award Fed-
eration University), Hannah Stewart (Year 11 Achievement Award Federation
University), and Sophie Clarkson (VCAL). D055115.
Kwong Lee Dow Young Leaders were Year 10 stu-
dents Scott Hill and Tèa Clark. D075115.
The Leongatha Rotary sponsored Whitworth
Award for Year 11 Excellence was presented to Mi-
chelle Derrick. D195115.
Georgia Edwards and Ashley Newton won ADF
Long Tan Awards for Leadership in the Year 10 and
Year 12 categories respectively. D085115.
High achieving Technology students were Jayne
Dowthwaite (South Gippsland Trade Skills Alliance
Award) and Poppy Trewin (VET Community College
Gippsland Award). D095115.
High achieving VCE Technology students at Leongatha Secondary College
were, from left, Matt Hayward (VCE Systems Engineering), Kaitlyn Jobling (VCE
Food Technology), Rediet Somerville-Smith (VCE Product Design and Technol-
Major sport award winners were Claire Jobling (VCE PE), Christine Byrne
(Interschool Sport) and Kaitlyn Jobling (Matthew Trotman Memorial Award).
Absent: Mikaela Cornelissen (Senior Record Breaking Award), Taylah Darmanin
(VCE Health and Human Development), Tyla Riley (VCE Outdoor and Environ-
mental Studies). D115115.
Top achieving mathematics students were, Mat-
thew Hayward (VCE Specialist Maths) and Courte-
ney Westaway (VCE Further Maths). Absent: Taylah
Darmanin (VCE Math Methods). D125115.
Students to excel in science were Matthew Hayward (VCE Physics), Tanya Der-
rick (VCE Biology), Rebecca Mangiafico (VCE Psychology) and Erika Pockling-
ton (VCE Chemistry). D135115.
Top VCE scores in Humanities went to, Joshua
Riseley (VCE Business Management), Katherine
Harms (VCE Legal Studies), and Jake Stanley (VCE
Top achieving Language students were Poppy
Trewin (VCAL Literacy) and Taylah Waugh (Year 11
Literature). Absent: Taylah Darmanin (VCE English,
Literature, Indonesian). D155115.
Winner of the Larry Hills Music Performance
Award was Chloe Wylie. D165115.
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